Community Testimonials

Black Gold Garden Compost Allows Your Plants to Perform Better

The row of kale on the right (in the photo below) was grown using Black Gold Garden Compost, while the kale on the left in the photo was grown with a Big Box compost. The plants on the right were even planted later than the plants on the left.
Properly composted OMRI Listed Black Gold Garden Compost Blend allows your plants to perform better!
Ben – Seattle, WA

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Testimonial from New Mexico

Here’s a letter that was sent to us by a happy customer in New Mexico:
 
Hi, I want to tell you I think your BLACK GOLD potting soil is the best!
I would routinely purchase a national branded potting mix, thinking it lived up to its advertising… but it doesn’t.
One of my favorite houseplants, Purple Oxalis, has struggled for years and years. It would produce a few scrawny leaves and they’d be brown and crispy at the edges. I bought some BLACK […]

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Black Gold Earthworm Castings Yield an 855 Pound Pumpkin!

Giant pumpkin growing is a true art. Learn what a smart grower in Utah did to grow a giant, award-winning pumpkin:
Check out the pumpkin I grew this year in a 400 square foot patch!  It was the 4th heaviest in Utah this year at 855 pounds.  This is my 5th year of growing and my previous best was 404 pounds in 2007.
One of the […]

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Black Gold is "Very Excellent Soil"

BG All Purp front
Here’s another glowing testimonial from a satisfied Black Gold user:
“Black Gold® All Purpose Soil is a very excellent soil. In the past I used another soil & it killed my pansies so I tried the Black Gold® All Purpose & within 2 weeks they were bigger than the ones in the other soil that had been in it for over 2 months. Thank you and don’t ever change the […]

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Black Gold® Soil Conditioner Reviewed

Black Gold Soil Conditioner 2 2 cu Bale frontI worked at a garden center in Gresham, Oregon and that is where I tried the Black Gold Soil Conditioner. I live in an area near Mt Hood that has a lot of sand and fir needles in my soil, so I thought I would try this product since I sold the product at the garden center, and I felt I needed to know […]

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Potting Soil Recommendation for Black Gold

We couldn’t have asked for a better potting soil recommendation! Read what Nat Lichten has to say about Black Gold:
We’ve attached the first few photos of container gardens that we were sent from participants in the NWSA AmeriCorps Home Gardens Program.  All of these beautiful veggies were grown in Black Gold potting soil! What success!
I’ll pass on more photos as the season continues.  Thank you and everyone else at Sun Gro so much for all your support in helping low-income Portlanders grow their own food!
Best,
Nat Lichten
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3-2-1 Fast Germination with Black Gold!

Better seed germination was achieved with Black Gold!  Bill Bird, who writes the Sacramento Vegetable Gardening blog, raved recently about Black Gold seed starting mix. His tomato seeds sprouted in six days! Bill wrote: “What I needed was a good seed starting medium. And I found it at Lockhart Seed in Stockton. This stuff is called “Black Gold” and it is — as advertised — some of the softest and nicest seed starting mixes I’ve ever come across. It truly […]

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Thanks to Black Gold®

Jeanne wrote to us:
“I wanted to let you know that received the Black Gold gardening apron and the Black Gold potting mix and transplant fertilizer.  Thank you so much!  I added those items to other gardening products in a basket to be auctioned off for charity this Saturday.  I’m intending to bid on the basket, but in any case the basket will go to a gardening enthusiast and the money will go to a good cause.  Black Gold gardening products has […]

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