Black Gold® Natural & Organic Soil Builder

Blended from rich compost, aged forest products, and pH-adjusted with lime, this essential soil builder enriches soil with needed organic matter to increase moisture retention and promote aeration and drainage. Apply to new or existing garden beds or when planting perennials, shrubs or trees.

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Black Gold® Garden Compost Blend

All-natural and rich in organics, Black Gold® Garden Compost offers a mixture of peat moss and aged compost to improve soil moisture retention, aeration and drainage. This top-quality garden amendment is OMRI listed for organic gardening.

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Black Gold® Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Plus

With all the benefits of peat moss plus an added organic wetting agent, Black Gold® Peat Moss Plus is comprised of 100% Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss, the best all-purpose natural soil conditioner. It is particularly suited to acid-loving plants and can slightly lower the pH of more alkaline soils.

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Black Gold® Earthworm Castings

OMRI listed for organic gardening, this enriching soil amendment is great for use as a top-dressing or can be added to water to make a rich “casting tea.” The use of earthworm castings in many of our Black Gold® potting soils and amendments sets our products apart.

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Black Gold® Just Coir

A natural soil amendment with high water-holding capacity, Black Gold® Just Coir is pure, processed, low-salt coir (coconut pith). We take the highest quality coir, rinse it with fresh water to reduce natural salts, and reconstitute it into a user-friendly, ready-to-plant growing amendment. Just Coir is OMRI listed for organic gardening.

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Black Gold® Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss

OMRI listed for organic gardening, Black Gold® Peat Moss is comprised of 100% Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss, the best all-purpose natural soil conditioner. Mix liberally with garden soil to improve water retention and aeration. Peat moss is particularly suited to acid-loving plants and can slightly lower the pH of alkaline soils.

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Black Gold® Pumice

A basic ingredient in several Black Gold® potting mixes, pumice is a light, porous, quarried rock that adds lightweight bulk to growing medium. Its high porosity increases aeration and drainage, making it an ideal medium supplement for containers as well as cacti and succulent culture.

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Black Gold® Perlite

Used to improve the drainage and aeration of any growing medium, perlite is a lightweight, expanded volcanic rock. Its high porosity also makes it suitable for rooting cuttings. Wet before using to prevent airborne dust.

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Black Gold® Vermiculite

A naturally occurring mineral, vermiculite is highly absorbent, lightweight and a common addition to many soilless growing mixes. It has a high water-holding capacity and neutral pH to promote faster, healthier root growth. When used alone, it is perfect for rooting cuttings.

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Black Gold® Orchid Bark Small

Our small orchid bark is perfectly suited to the culture of terrestrial orchid species, such as Paphiopedilum and Cymbidium, which naturally populate woodland habitats. It is comprised of uniformly graded fir bark sized down to 1/8-inch to 3/8-inch chunks that provide structural root support and aeration. It is also ideal for terrestrial bromeliads and ferns.

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Black Gold® Soil Conditioner

Rich in organics and fortified with bat guano, bone meal, kelp, earthworm castings, and mycorrhizae, Black Gold® Soil Conditioner is a quality amendment that will fortify any garden. Not only will it build soil health and structure, but gardeners can be assured plants will be supplied with needed nutrients and mycorrhizae for top performance.

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Black Gold® Charcoal

This is an excellent soil conditioner, especially for heavy soils. Use it to improve the soil’s texture, density, aeration and drainage. Charcoal can absorb excess moisture as well as remove odors. It is very effective in sweetening soils in terrariums and pots that lack appropriate drainage and need improved root oxygen levels. Think of charcoal as nature’s soil conditioner.

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