Soil Mix
near Downey, California

Located in Irwindale CA, Pickup or Delivery Available to Downey.

Keep Your Yard Looking Beautiful in Downey with Cal Blend Soils Materials

Nothing fills you with satisfaction quite like stepping outside to a delightfully manicured yard. If your landscape could use a makeover, it might be time to stock up on some landscaping supplies. Not all building material companies are created equal. When you want the perfect landscape supplies for your next project, Cal Blend Soils has everything you need to keep your yard looking great all year long.


What is topsoil and why is it so important? The top few inches of soil sitting on the ground is called the topsoil. This the soil in which all of your plants will grow. Unlike the subsoil and stone found in the layers below, topsoil is rich in the nutrients your plants need in order to survive and thrive. This organic layer can become thin over time due to wind, erosion and other factors. When that happens in might be appropriate to add some additional topsoil around your plants and trees to ensure they have all the vital minerals they need to grow.

Some people like to make their own garden compost to use in their garden as an alternative to fertilizer. However, it's important to note that compost is not the same as topsoil, and the two are not interchangeable. Even if you're using garden compost in your landscape, it's important that you also have a fair amount of quality topsoil mixed in.


With all the options available on the market, it can be difficult to determine which landscape product is best for your particular job. At Cal Blend Soils, we help our customers select the perfect product for their unique needs. Some of our most popular offerings include:


Mulch is popular among gardening enthusiasts for many reasons. Mulch does an excellent job of protecting the root systems of your vegetation from too much heat or frost damage. It also helps soil hold on to moisture, which reduces the need for excessive watering. In addition, mulch is very useful for combating the spread of weeds as it acts as a light barrier, preventing weeds from growing. several people do not know that using mulch will also add valuable nutrients to the soil underneath.

There are some cosmetic benefits to using mulch that also make it very popular. Purposefully using mulch in certain areas of your landscaping can add some interest to the look of your landscape. Mulch comes in a variety of sizes, texture and colors, so you can find something that appeals to your unique aesthetic. Mulch is incredibly simple to install. Most people commonly install their mulch by hand or with the help of a hand-held blower. The only precaution you need to take when using mulch is that you want to be mindful not to let it build up directly under shrubs or around tree trunks. This may allow pests like mold to thrive. Once installed, mulch commonly does not have to be replaced for 2-3 years.

Decorative Wood Chips

Decorative wood chips are a type of mulch, but they are typically larger pieces and heavier. Decorative wood chips offer a slightly different look than mulch, so some homeowners select them simply as an aesthetic preference. However, there are some more practical benefits to deciding on wood chips over lighter varieties of mulch. If you live in an area that is prone to windy weather, wood chips will be less susceptible to blowing away. The great thing about wood chips and all other mulch varieties is that they are easy to remove when if you decide you'd like to try something new in your landscape. Plus, they are completely compostable, making them an environmentally friendly choice.

Decorative stone

For a time, decorative stone was less popular among landscapes, however, in recent years it has experienced a huge resurgence. Homeowners looking for water-smart landscaping options have turned to stone as an alternate to living ground cover including grass lawns. With fewer areas to water, decorative stone allows for a beautiful landscape that is also sustainable. Many homeowners feel good about doing their part to conserve water, and they are also rewarded with lower utility bills throughout the year.

Past generations turned to sand and dull gravel when they were looking to minimize their green space. but, today's home gardeners have access to many natural stone ground cover options. Decorative stone is available in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes. Some of our most popular varieties of deco rock include:

• Desert Hail
• Mexican Pebbles
• Boulders

Choosing Decorative Rock for Your Landscaping

Decorative stone is substantially heavier than other landscaping materials like mulch. For that reason, it's not likely that you will be replacing it for a long period of time once it's installed. You want to make sure you choose the perfect stone ground cover for your particular job. The experienced team at Cal Blend Soils will walk you through all your choices to make sure we find a solution that's just right for you. Here are some of the variables to consider when shopping for decorative rock:


Decorative stone is both sustainable and can be very affordable.but, some options are more expensive than others. Depending on where the deco stone will be going within your landscaping, a building materials professional will be able to recommend the most cost-effective solution for your job.


Our stone selections range from tiny pebbles to large boulders. Smaller varieties are perfect for ground cover, while large boulders can make a huge statement in your landscape. If you're interested in adding some interest to your landscaping with large boulders, consider how they will blend in with the vegetation and other elements around them.


Some decorative rocks, such as our Mexican pebble varieties, come in beautiful shades of gray and blue. These can be perfect for areas of your landscape where you want something that is both functional and ornamental at the same time.

Don't trust your yard to cheap landscape supplies. The trusted professionals at Cal Blend Soils Materials are dedicated to providing customers with quality products at fair prices in Downey. We deliver to Downey and can help make your project a reality. We are standing by to help you find the right landscape products to make your next job a success.

Located in Irwindale CA, Pickup or Delivery Available to Downey.


Pickup or Delivery

Do you have a job that needs a timely delivery of Landscaping Material?

Landscaping Material Delivery

Our fleet of delivery trucks and trailers can accommodate any quantity of material you need, starting with one cubic yard, there is no minimum quantity to deliver. A minimum delivery charge of $75 applies to all orders.

Delivery time estimates are 7am – noon OR noon – 4pm, Monday thru Friday & 7am – 1pm Saturday. These times are approximate only, not a guaranteed time of arrival.

If you prefer, we are happy to load your open bed truck or trailer. We strongly recommend that you bring a tarp to cover the material after it's loaded. We cannot allow self-loading or filling of bags, trash cans, containers, etc. Thank you for your understanding!!

Due to weather conditions, yard is subject to closing without notice.
Prices subject to change without notice.
All products subject to availability.
Closed Sunday and major holidays
Last will call or pick up is at 4:30, Monday - Friday & 1:30 on Saturday.

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State of California Certified Small Business Micro Business (MB)
Los Angeles County Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

Family Owned and Operated Since 1999

Cal Blend Soils Inc. would like to thank gardeners, homeowners, and nurseries who have supported our family operated business. We know that you have several choices for landscaping products in Southern California and we are happy to be your supplier of choice!