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We are perhaps best known for our screened topsoil, but we also offer a variety of bark mulch and soil amendments. Come see the difference for yourself. Deliveries start at $40 for up to 7 cubic yards (cy) within 5 miles of the nursery.


Soils & Amendments

Blended Garden Soil

Garden Select

A mix of locally screened topsoil, sand and soil conditioner. Perfect for all your gardening projects, including raised vegetable beds.

$40/cy

Screened Topsoil  Harvested from a local source and screened to a fine particulate; perfect for a new lawn or planting bed. Please call to check on availability.

Screened Topsoil

Harvested from a local source and screened to a fine particulate; perfect for a new lawn or planting bed.

$35/cy

EKO Compost  Another great Montana product; used to amend planting beds as well as top dress lawns.

EKO Compost

Another great Montana product; used to amend planting beds and top dress lawns. Contains treated bio-solids, yard & food compost.

$60/cy

 

Spring 2019 Manure Update

Due to an increased presence of herbicide contamination of manures and compost we are no longer mixing manure in with our garden select. We encourage you to do your homework if you decide to use additional products. One easy way to test a product is to perform a bio-assay. Plant a couple susceptible plants, like peas or beans, and monitor plant growth. If persistent herbicides are present symptoms often include stunted growth and leaf cupping. More information available here.  


The Benefits of Mulching

Mulching provides many benefits to a garden, both functional and aesthetic. Proper use of mulch can help to conserve water by reducing soil temperature and limiting wind exposure. Other reasons include: weed suppression, preventing soil compaction and improving the health of the soil.

Large Shredded Bark   MT blend of Pine, Fir & Cedar; good for all locations, especially slopes and high wind areas.

Large Shredded Bark

MT blend of Pine, Fir & Cedar; good for all locations, especially slopes and high wind areas.

$45/cy

Medium Bark   A typical, easy-to-spread Montana bark; mix of bark nuggets and shredded; good for most locations.

Medium Bark

A typical, easy-to-spread Montana bark; mix of bark nuggets and shredded; good for most spots.

$45/cy

Soil Pep (Small Bark)   This aged bark carries a more refined look; good for flat, non-windy areas.

Soil Pep (Small Bark)

This aged bark carries a more refined look; good for flat, non-windy areas.

$45/cy

 

Other Materials Available

Decomposed Granite

Makes a great walkway or patio alternative (3”).

$55/cy


3/4” Crushed Rock

Used as a walkway and driveway material, or as a base layer for pavers (3-4”).

$25/cy

Crusher Fines

Used on top of crushed rock to set pavers or flagstones on (1”).

$25/cy


RE-SOIL or fill dirt

$20/cy

Sand

Another option for setting pavers or flagstone.

$25/cy


Road Mix

Mix of 3/4” gravel and clay to create a hard packed material for driveways and roads.

$25/cy

 

Weight of Bulk Materials

Weight varies depending on moisture content but the following are typical weights per cubic yard for our materials.

BARK 400-600 lbs

SOIL 1500-2000 lbs

BUILDING MATERIALS 3000 lbs

Soil Coverage In Square Feet Per Cubic Yard

One cubic yard is equivalent to roughly six wheelbarrows.

1″…………………………………..324

2″…………………………………..162

3″…………………………………..108

4″…………………………………..81

5″…………………………………..67

12″…………………………………..27

Truck Capacities

Weight is often the limiting factor when transporting bulk materials, not volume. The following is typical, but we recommend checking your vehicle/trailer for weight specifications.

Small(Tacoma, etc.)

.25 gravel, .5 soil, 1 mulch

Mid (F150, etc.)

.5 cy gravel, 1 cy soil, 1.5 mulch

Large (F250, etc.)

1+ cy gravel, 2+ cy soil, 2.5 mulch