Archive | New Orleans Garden Soil

Soil Myths – Acidic Soil Promotion

Let’s face it, what we often take to be common horticultural knowledge is often a mixed bagged of misinformation, outdated concepts,  and half-truths at the best of times. One that is persistent in horticulture and plant propagation is that pine acidifies soil and that the application of pine bark or pine needles promotes acidification and pH buffering […]

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How To Calculate Total Mulch/Soil Needed

All of our soil and mulch products are sold in 1/2 cubic yard increments, so whether you need 0.5 or 1000 cubic yards, we can meet your needs. One issue I run into frequently are folks having difficulties determining how much material they need. What is a cubic yard? A cubic yard is a volumetric measurement only defined as an area […]

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In New Orleans Compost is the Secret to Revitalizing Your Plants

It’s sad but true: For some gardeners in New Orleans compost is a missed opportunity. Many homeowners don’t want to deal with the mess and hassle of making their own compost. That’s perfectly reasonable, but you shouldn’t let your plants miss out! Let Wood Materials deliver all the benefits of mature organic compost to your […]

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One of our New Orleans Garden Soil Blends is Perfect for Your Next Landscaping Project

It doesn’t take too many different ingredients to produce a huge array of possibilities. That’s certainly the case with our garden soils. We combine a little sand, a little mulch, and a little compost to produce the finest New Orleans garden soil available, and by varying the proportions we can provide the perfect soil for […]

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