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About Black Gold


Since 1985, Black Gold® brand potting soils and garden amendments have been available at fine garden centers and have gained a loyal customer following nationwide. All Black Gold® products are professionally formulated to ensure gardening success, and many have been certified by the Mulch & Soil Council, which assures they are made from the highest quality ingredients. It also boasts a broad line of natural and organic gardening products that are listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and approved for organic gardening.

The parent company of Black Gold® is Sun Gro Horticulture, a world-class company specializing in both professional and retail growing mixes and fertilizers. In fact, Sun Gro has been a leading producer of quality products for the nation’s top 100 commercial growers, so you can feel confident its retail brands meet the same exceptional standards.

The brand of choice for gardeners, Black Gold®, is now available throughout the United States and offers one of the most complete selections of mixes, amendments, and fertilizers to fit any gardening project.

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Black Gold has a Proud History

Since its inception in 1985, Black Gold has become one of North America’s most respected names in growing products. From its humble beginnings in Hubbard, Oregon to being a national brand, Black Gold has come a long way!

Black Gold is a retail brand of Sun Gro Horticulture.