Archive for January 11, 2019

What Types of Fill Dirt Should You Be Using?

Written by Master Builder on . Posted in Bagged mulch, Fill dirt, Fill dirt vs topsoil

Although the plague of winter is still in full effect springtime is a top priority. In fact, many garden and landscape professionals will tell you winter is the best time to plan. Most of the DIY projects in the spring will be easier to accomplish, as well. Healthy grass is a major issue many people face each season. From the type of grass, they are planning to grow to the weed protection. Most of your work will consist of finding the right soil. So what types of fill dirt should you be using?

First and Foremost

What is fill dirt? Well in most cases, it is, as its name implies, dirt you use to fill up a hole or depression. Usually, it is an organic material with minerals that help keep your plants healthy. Topsoil is the most common fill dirt. Usually, it is the first thing you see when you enter a garden center. Topsoil, generally, is made up of ground up s