The lush green and vibrant bloom of thriving, healthy plants are the pride of every gardener. Sunlight, good soil and water are the major contributors to a beautiful garden. But without help, soil will run out of the precious nutrients that keep your plants in their peak condition. Wheeler Zamaroni carries the highest quality soil amendments for any application. Among the many soil amendments available, Wheeler Zamaroni most commonly recommends:
- Wheeler Mix - High powered fertilizer / amendment to break up adobe or any clay soil. Also for energizing flower and vegetable gardens.
- Sonoma Amendment 50 -
A well-balanced soil amendment to be tilled into clay soils.
- Mushroom Compost -
Often referred to as Spent Mushroom Substrate (SMS), Mushroom Compost is the growing medium that results from the mushroom growing process. Mushroom Compost is made from agricultural materials, such as hay, straw, straw horse bedding, poultry litter, cottonseed meal, cocoa shells and gypsum. Mushroom Compost has high water and nutrient holding capacity and exhibits no nitrogen draw down problems.
- Organic Compost - Great for tilling into clay soils or as a top dressing around flowers and vegetables, organic compost is essential for the health of your garden.
- Composted Chicken Manure -
An organic fertilizer high in nutrients, chicken manure is a natural fertilizer and important food source for beneficial soil organisms. These organisms help to make nutrients available to plants, aerate the soil, and help to keep harmful organisms and pathogens in check.
- Nitrolized Sawdust -
A soil amendment to be tilled into clay soils. Can be used to cover freshly seeded lawn to retain moisture and protect seeds.
- Vermiculite -
Used in potting mixes or for top dressing seeds. Retains water and nutrients.
- Perlite -
A naturally occurring siliceous rock, or volcanic glass, perlite is used throughout the world as a component of soilless growing mixes where it provides aeration and optimum moisture retention for superior plant growth. Other benefits of horticultural perlite are its neutral pH and the fact that it is sterile and weed-free. In addition, its light weight makes it ideal for use in container growing.