Our premium product is excellent as soil amendment or top dressing for lawns or for creating raised vegetable gardens and flower beds.
All of our products are shipped directly to your home in eco-friendly bags that you can recycle with us for a refund.
Environmentally friendly and locally sourced, our soil is native to the Slave Lake area. Transport of our product is energy-wise, straight to your door.
Raised garden beds, which may be constructed out of a variety of different materials, have many advantages. The raised sides reduce the problem of soil erosion, as well as allowing for better body mechanics and reduced bending over while gardening. The bottoms of raised beds are open to the ground which promotes good drainage and allows plants to extend their roots further down if needed. Moisture is retained better, and soil compaction is reduced allowing better root growth. If you like to get a head start on your planting, raised beds may be the answer for you, as gardeners are often able to plant earlier inside of a raised bed than in the ground. Soil is typically warmer and better drained being above ground level.
After your new sod is laid, watering thoroughly is very important. By checking under a corner of sod you can assess its need for water, as the soil underneath should not be allowed to dry out during the first two to three weeks. Taking into account other weather factors, generally new sod will require two to three waterings per day to ensure the grass and topsoil remain moist. Once the sod has been established and the roots begin to take, watering can usually be reduced to daily when temperatures are cooler, such as early in the morning or late at night. Gradually taper the waterings down over the next few weeks, watching for signs of stress to the sod. You can usually begin mowing your new sod about 10-21 days after it has been laid, once the roots have been established. Ideally, the grass should be about 4 inches high. Pull up a corner of the sod and check to see that the roots are adhering to the topsoil prior to your first mowing. Use a sharp mower blade and make sure to never cut the grass shorter than 1/3 the height of the blade.
Iron Enterprises will be happy to assist you with a variety of different services, whatever your landscaping needs are. We offer spring clean-ups, aerating and dethaching, residential and commercial grass cutting, stump and tree removal, junk removal, and full landscaping projects including grade work and sod installation. We are also pleased to now offer custom or stamped concrete, including curbing, driveways, and sidewalks. For a full list of products and services visit our website at www.ironenterprises.ca Call us today at 780-805-8939 or email email@example.com
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