TAG: soil

Mirimichi Green releases CarbonizPN DJ Fine Grade

October 23, 2017By

Mirimichi Green expanded its CarbonizPN product line with the addition of CarbonizPN DJ Fine Grade. The product is a powderlike soil amendment containing 50 percent biochar that is U.S. Department of Agriculture certified and 50 percent premium organic compost. CarbonizPN DJ Fine Grade can be blended​ ​into​ ​sand​ ​mixes, topdressing​ ​and​ ​aerification. According to Mirimichi Green, the product aerates soils and... read more

Profile Products launches Profile Lawn & Landscape

January 20, 2016By

Profile Products launched Profile Lawn & Landscape, an all-purpose porous ceramic soil conditioner that modifies soil structure for improved growing conditions in flower beds, lawns and containers. One application lasts years and has been proven in a variety of university studies across the country to improve the root zone by adding air- and water-holding capacity in all types of soils,... read more

Profile releases ProGanics Biotic Soil Media

February 18, 2015By

Profile Products released its ProGanics Biotic Soil Media (BSM), which has outperformed other products in the Biotic Soil Amendment category, says the company. ProGanics BSM, made to sustain vegetation in near-impossible conditions, is designed for projects where soils have low organic matter, low nutrient levels and limited biological activity. It contains a blend of renewable, phyto-sanitized Thermally Refined bark and... read more

Download: How to take a soil sample (PDF)

October 23, 2014By

Featured is a PDF version of the October 2014 Step by Step on “How to take a soil sample” for use in company training efforts. Click here to download the PDF. read more

Step by Step: How to take a soil sample

October 22, 2014By

Many challenges associated with unhealthy turf and landscapes can be traced to soil problems. Soil tests are the place to start to correct these problems. Experts recommend that turf managers test soils every three years or more to check for fertility needs, pH levels, organic matter and/or soluble salts. Fall and spring are traditional times to test soils, but any... read more

Ep. 101: The root of the problem

October 15, 2014By

In this episode, Jim Urban of Urban Trees and Soils discusses some basic but important concepts when it comes to the proper care and health of something we work with every day: trees. Some of the topics discussed include: The importance of dirt Getting water into and out of the soil Our fear of clay The problem with the plants... read more