Grangettos will now be offering bulk bark, mulch and soil from San Pasqual Valley Soils at all four of its locations! San Pasqual Valley Soils is an essential member of a family of companies consisting of the Frank Konyn Dairy Inc., and KD Farms Trucking Inc, which together, are committed to the development, stewardship and sustainability of healthy soils, family farms and communities in Southern California. The goal at San Pasqual Valley Soils is to build a premier soil health and environmental services company through the collection, processing, repurposing and distribution of recycled organics in San Diego county.
Here's what products we'll be offering:
Mulches / Barks
California Native Mulch® is our best value! Composted and cured for a minimum of 4 weeks to eliminate weed seeds and pathogens, it has a natural, earthy look and is suitable for a wide range of applications, including erosion control blankets on slopes, general weed suppression, water conservation and improved soil biology. It is ideal for mulching trees, vines, shrubs and pathways. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results.
Grower’s Mulch is a coarser, longer-lasting composted mulch crafted from select, clean vegetative material and is free of weed seeds and pathogens. The composting process and screening gives it a rich brown hue making plant and flower colors pop! Ideal for weed suppression, erosion control blankets on slopes, water conservation and pathways. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results. Available in two cubic foot bags or bulk.
Hardwood Mulch is made from mixed lumber and is an exceptional value for a premium product. Light brown in color, it is an attractive, longer-lasting option to composted mulches for weed suppression, moisture retention and pathways. Apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” thick around trees for optimum results.
Certified Playground Mulch is produced from 100% chipped cedar and is free of contaminants. It meets all federal and state laws governing mulch for playgrounds, parks, schools and HOA common areas. This mulch is ideal for school yards and children’s play areas under swing sets and jungle gyms. Apply 8” to 12” thick for best results.
Shredded Cedar is a light, loose, premium mulch with a fresh, earthy scent and a deep golden color. It mats down for a neat appearance and lasts longer than most wood chips due to the naturally occurring antimicrobial properties of cedar. Looks great in flower beds and is ideal for slope erosion control. Apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” thick around trees maintaining a 6” mulch-free zone around the trunk.
Colored Mulch (Red/Brown/Black)
Our Red/Brown/Black Mulch options are a 3” minus premium hardwood product with rich color options. It offers moisture retention and weed suppression and is long lasting for good value. It is great for pathways and for adding colored accents to landscapes. For best results apply a 2” to 3” thick layer for pathways, established flower bedsand shrubs and a 3” 4” thick layer around trees.
Gorilla Hair is another one of our popular light weight mulches with a pleasant, earthy scent and reddish color. This redwood mulch is a long-lasting product that mats down well to show off your plants and enhance the landscape aesthetics. It provides excellent erosion control on slopes. Apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” thick for trees.
Shredded Fir (Walk-on Mulch) is a rich, reddish brown color ideal for pathways, flower beds, perennial shrubs and erosion prevention on slopes. This product creates a nice, long-lasting, uniform appearance. For best results apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” around trees.
Mini Fir Bark
Mini Fir Bark is 1/4″ to 1/2″ in size and a premium product with a reddish color. It is a good choice as a mulch for flowers, shrubs, pathways and ground cover. It will gradually decompose and add valuable organic matter and lower the soil pH for acid-loving plants! Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results.
Medium Fir Bark
Medium Fir Bark is 1” to 2” in size and is a beautiful premium mulch that provides a natural rustic look. Reddish in color and excellent for acid-loving plants, it looks great around trees, shrubs and large specimen plants. Because of the larger particle size, this mulch last longer than smaller sized barks. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results.
Planter’s Blend Compost – This vegetative material-based compost helps clay soils drain better and sandy soils hold more moisture and nutrients. It has the Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) from the U.S. Composting Council. Incorporate a 3” to 4” layer directly into your garden bed or existing native soil. A 1” to 2” mulch layer of this compost on bare soil makes an excellent Compost Erosion Control Blanket (CECB) for preventing soil loss during heavy storm events.
Valley’s Best Compost® is our popular “go to” manure-based soil amendment for local farmers, landscapers and gardeners! It was developed to help organic growers cultivate healthier more nutrient rich soils for plants using an OMRI-listed compost. Incorporate a 1” to 2” layer directly into your garden bed or existing native soil. Also excellent as a ½” top dressing for turf establishment and maintenance.
Amended Topsoil is a blend of 50% screened sandy loam soil and 50% Planter’s Blend Compost providing a generous amount of composted organic matter to feed beneficial soil microbes providing a slow release of nutrients and improved soil structure. This product is ideal for replacing existing poor soils with low organic content or as a base for supplementing or creating custom blends of soil. Apply 3” to 4” thick or amend to your own specifications and planting depth.
Bioswale 50 SPVS
Bioswale 50 SPVS is composed of coarse washed sand, Planter’s Blend Compost and sandy loam soil. It provides excellent drainage and can be used as a planting medium for constructing bioretention basin and for growing succulents and drought tolerant plants. It is great for use around parking lots, multi-use housing developments and anywhere improved drainage is required.
Raised Garden Bed Mix
Raised Garden Bed Mix is the perfect combination of washed sand, premium sandy loam soil, compost and perlite to create a light, airy blend full of plant nutrients with optimum soil aeration and drainage. Ideal for any constructed raised garden bed or container-based growing system. Your favorite vegetables, perennials and shrubs will thrive in this custom formulated product. Also an excellent growing medium for succulents and drought tolerant plants. Use in a raised garden box or container at a minimum depth of 12”.
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