Cal Blend Soils

November 28, 2018
healthy soils are full of life

Sustainability 101-Here’s The Dirt On Why Healthy Soils Are Full Of Life

Humans have completely changed the landscapes, for better or worse. It is estimated that we are losing 1% of topsoil each year. Agriculture and development are big contributors to soil erosion. It is up to us to share the responsibility to ensure that our healthy soils are full of life. Good soil takes care of […]
November 27, 2018
what is perlite

The Lite at the End of the Tunnel: Exploring the Uses and Benefits of Using Perlite in Your Garden

According to research, soil moisture is paramount to plant growth.  What is perlite? This is a possible solution. Perlite has many benefits in a garden, helping it to drain, aerate, and grow better. There are few drawbacks to perlite. Want to learn more? Keep reading to find out! What is Perlite? Perlite is a glass […]
November 24, 2018
mexican pebbles

How to Use Mexican Pebbles to Improve the Look of Your Home

40% percent of homeowners in the US have hired a professional to do lawn work or landscaping. Having a nicely manicured outdoor space encourages families to spend more time outdoors. Many people work office jobs, and kids sit in school for long hours during the day. Having a space that inspires outdoor activity can help […]
November 24, 2018
retainer wall

Another Brick Off The Wall? Know When It’s Time To Repair Or Replace Your Retainer Wall

The average cost to build a retaining wall is $5,364. Retaining walls help to prevent erosion, create extra usable space, and manage water flow. Retaining walls can be absolutely necessary if your home is near a soil fault line. A retaining wall may also just be a cosmetic addition to a landscaping design to add […]