Interested in building soil through layering cardboard, compost and wood chips? Find out how in this post from the California Native Plant Society.
Enrich your soil naturally, prevent erosion, conserve water, close the loop, save money and fight global warming by composting and using compost in your garden. It’s perfect for farms, vineyards, gardens, yards and landscaping projects!
Broadway Landscape Materials (American Canyon): (707) 388-3129
Castle & King Rock & Ready Mix (Vacaville): (707) 446-2434
Dixon Landscape Materials: (707) 678-8200
Napa Recycling & Waste Services: (707) 255-5200
Vision Recycling (Benicia): (510) 429-1300
Valcore (Vallejo): 707-645-8258
Organic Soil Products and Amendments:
Natural and organic soil products can include potting soils, coco coir bricks, worm castings, bokashi, pumice, compost tea and liquid and dry microbial products.
Harmony Organics (Benicia): 707-747-5051 [Mention Sustainable Solano when placing your order, and we’ll receive a donation for each purchase in your honor!]
Using wood chip mulch in your garden is a great way to prevent water evaporation and build healthy soil!
Did you see the Kiss the Ground film on how healthy soil could be the cure for climate change? Learn more in this discussion on the important role of regenerative agriculture with Matthew Engelhart, who uses regenerative practices at Be Love Farm in Vacaville, and his son, Ryland Engelhart, who is co-founder and executive director of the Kiss the Ground nonprofit and a producer of the film.
Learn about the benefits of no-till gardening for your soil and your plants. Rachel Brinkerhoff of Dog Island Farm and Grow a Pear Nursery led this informative class on seasonal gardening and no-till practices.
Learn how to create an edible, waterwise food forest garden in this series of short, informative videos, including sheet mulching and healthy soil! You can also find the videos individually here.