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Introducing Candy Soil

image of succulent in brown paper bag with red fabric heart and small hand touching it for candy soils You really put your heart and soul into growing a garden. First, you select your preferred plants. Then you find the ideal spot in which to grow them. You take time to water them, fertilise them and basically tend to them in every way possible. And by setting them up with the right foundation – the best soil – you’ve already met one of the most fundamental needs for their continued development. In this blog, we take a look at Candy Soil. We’ll show you how this quality landscaping soil and plant growth material is a real treat for your garden. And it’s a trusted choice for establishing just about any kind of greenery!

A sweeter blend

Candy Soil is available in a range of product lines which are fully built-for-purpose. This high level of versatility makes it suitable for bringing even your most complicated garden design or landscaping ideas to life. It’s the perfect way to nurture new growth. And you can also rely on it to protect the maturation of just about any kind of plant life. Depending on the particular blend, Candy Soil also acts as a brilliant top soil, turf prep and vegetable garden improver.

Composition of Candy Soil Blends

Before we really delve into the many benefits of Candy Soil for a variety of applications, let’s take a look at the composition of each soil blend. You’ll notice a focus on premium/highly nutritive components.
  • Candy Podium Blend – aged organic compost, graded horticultural ash, rich mineral base.
  • Candy Underturf/Eco Blend – aged organic compost, rich mineral base, screened soil component, well-drained dark appearance.
  • Candy Premium Garden Soil – rich aged mineral soil, specially formulated high nutrient organic compost.
  • Candy Premium Overturf – premium selected sands graded and washed, high nutrient chicken and feedlot compost, hardwood sawdust.
  • Candy Soil Improver – premium aged compost, agricultural grade, contains natural organic nutrients.

Your best garden soil mix

image or red and purple flowers, close up Have you been wondering how to improve your garden soil? It’s no longer a matter of trial and error with Candy Soil. Candy Premium Garden Soil is your obvious choice.

What does it offer?

A specially formulated garden soil mixture which helps retain nutrients in your garden bed, due to active mineral components. It also provides deep root growth. And its organic content keeps soil rich, porous and open.

What is it most suitable for?

Candy Soil is excellent for use in most forms of home gardening. You can also use it for topping up garden beds. (Remember to ‘fork over’ well.)

Tips for use

Water before and after planting and lightly fertilise with a complete fertiliser. This will help promote the microbial activity in this organic soil.

Optimal dressing for your lawn

image of blue mower on lush green lawn with trees in the background for candy soils Achieving an even and green lawn is within easy reach when you use Candy Premium Overturf. As its name suggests, it’s ideal for improving the look and feel of your grass surface.

What does it offer?

A lawn soil that promotes vigorous root growth. Candy Soil Premium Overturf provides a balanced blend of the finest sands and compost facilitates for free and uniform leaf penetration.

What is it most suitable for?

Overturf can be used to boost existing lawn topdressing and to repair worn areas in your lawn. It’s an excellent lawn seed raising mixture and is suitable for cylinder mowers.

Tips for use

Use on worn areas of grass/turf and ensure that you fork and aerate before spreading. Spread evenly but don’t cover leaves (leave them exposed). Water thoroughly after applying. Fertilise every two weeks for most of the year and every six weeks during spring.

Good soil for your vegetable garden

image of four hands holding a bowl of homegrown tomatoes grown in candy soil If you’re looking to grow juicer fruits and veggies in your own backyard, then boy do we have the solution for you! Look no further than Candy Soil Improver. It’s the perfect choice in soil for a garden bed.

What does it offer?

Candy Soil Improver is an agricultural-grade product which improves plant growth and encourages excellent fruit and vegetable crops. It also encourages earthworms and adds nutrients such as nitrogen and trace elements. Of course, it wouldn’t be an ‘improver’ without improving clay soils and increasing aeration.

What is it most suitable for?

You use it to improve existing soil, especially when it’s poor quality. Candy Soil Improver works well as a mulch to help grow vegetables.

Tips for use

If you use Candy Soil Improver as a mulch, be prepared for it to decompose quickly helping the structure of the soil. And be sure to keep soil away from the plant stem. This will prevent rot and allow moisture absorption. Products that are ideal for landscaping image of beautifully landscaped garden with walls and plantings and outdoor furniture There’s a product for any purpose when you choose Candy Soil. Of course, these blends can be used in your backyard. But they are also nutritive enough to be used in bigger projects and commercial landscaping applications.

Candy Soil Underturf/Eco Blend

This is a premium economy mixture purpose made for the landscaping industry. With a balanced particle size, it conforms to Australian standards and Queensland Government soil requirements. It’s specially designed for landscape contractors and builders. Its primary use is to prep the ground for laying turf.

Candy Podium Blend

The Podium Blend is Candy’s lightest soil blend. Therefore, it’s ideal for patio and rooftop gardens. You can also use it in planter boxes and raised garden beds. It’s workable for turf prep in areas with minimal sun or where drainage is an issue. It’s predominantly alkaline so is most suitable for shrubs, perennials and annuals.

Find out more!

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