One key element to determining the success of your plants is using the right soil. There are many components to maintaining the ideal garden soil for your plants. Knowing what type of soil your plants need, what type of soil you have, how to amend and fertilize your soil and what options you have for organic pest control will ensure your plants flourish.
Your Trusted Garden Advisors at SummerWinds Nursery can help you navigate all of these choices. Plus, they can help you select the best organic soil, choose between organic fertilizers and nitrogen fertilizers, and offer many options for organic pesticides and plant care.
Soils for a Variety of Uses
African Violet Mix
This mix contains a unique blend of ingredients that are designed to grow African Violets. This versatile mix is also ideal for use on all types of indoor flowering plants. Ingredients: Aged Fir Bark, Peat Moss, Perlite, Aged Forest Products
Azalea, Camellia & Acid Mix
This versatile mix that can be used as both a soil amendment or as a ready to use potting soil. Their Planting Mix is a special blend of organic ingredients designed to meet the unique growing needs of most acid-loving plants. Additional plants they recommend it for include most varieties of evergreens, ferns, rhododendrons and begonias. Ingredients: aged fir bark, aged redwood, peat moss, pumice, feather meal, bat guano, kelp meal, and a wetting agent (yucca schidigera saponin).
This unique transplanting mix for all types of indoor and outdoor bonsai. Ingredients: Aged Fir Bark, Lava Rock, Sand, Peat Moss, Pumice and Aged Forest Products.
Cactus & Succulent Mix
This Potting or Planting Mix is a versatile mix that can be used as both a soil amendment or as a ready-to-use potting soil. Their mix is blended for all types of outdoor and indoor succulents and cactus. All succulents and cactus require soil that drains extremely well, which is why they’ve added extra pumice for optimum drainage. Ready to use right out of the bag. Ingredients: Pumice, Aged Fir, Aged Redwood, Lava Rock, and Sand.
E.B. Stone Organics Orchid Mix is a coarse potting mix specifically formulated for the unique growing requirements of Cymbidium Orchids. Ingredients: Fir Bark, Lava Rock, Aged Redwood and Sand
Seed Starter Mix
E.B. Stone Organics Seed Starting Mix is ready to use right out of the bag for starting all types of seeds. This natural & organic mix is gentle enough to promote root development when planting all types of seeds.
SummerWinds Organic Potting Soil
Our SummerWinds Potting Soil has received the CDFA (California Department of Food and Agriculture) seal of approval. Formulated for the Bay Area and comprised of the very best Natural and Organic ingredients to give your trees, shrubs, perennials, edibles, and more an incredible start in your garden landscape and containers - indoor and out.
Citrus & Palm Mix
E.B. Stone Organics Citrus & Palm Potting or Planting is a versatile mix and can be used as both a soil amendment or as a ready-to-use potting soil. Their 100% natural & organic mix is blended for all types of citrus, palms, and other tropical plants. This mix is blended to provide excellent aeration and water retention to help your citrus and other tropical plants thrive. Ingredients: Aged Fir Bark, Lava Rock, Sand, Volcanic Pumice, Aged Redwood, and Peat Moss.
Farmer Greg's Tree & Garden Planting Mix
This specially mixed recipe makes an excellent planting medium for new trees, gardens and container planting. An ideal mix of compost and decomposed pine bark, as well as horticultural perlite and organic prococo coconut coir for optimal aeration and water absorption. Contains OMRI-listed organic ingredients.
FoxFarm Ocean Forest Potting Soil
A powerhouse blend of aged forest products, sphagnum peat moss, earthworm castings, bat guano, fish emulsion, and crab meal. Designed for containers. Aged forest products, sandy loam, and sphagnum peat moss give Ocean Forest® its light, aerated texture.
Recipe 420 Potting Soil (by E.B. Stone Organics)
Made with the best ingredients available, this soil works well with container gardens both indoors and outdoors. An all-natural organic soil that helps retain moisture and helps with aeration. This garden soil promotes strong root and top growth. Registered cdfa. Pair this soil with E.B. Stone Organics Sure Start fertilizer for best results.
Raised Bed & Potting Mix
E.B. Stone Organics Raised Bed and Potting Mix is an ideal soil for any raised bed. It can be used as a stand alone soil or mixed with garden soil. Their Raised Bed and Potting Mix is designed with carefully selected, premium ingredients. Rich compost holds the nutrients plants need, Coir (Coconut fiber) hold moisture in the root zone, Naturally-aged forest fiber feeds soil microbes and provides organic matter, Volcanic pumice drains away excess water, Beneficial microbes enhance plant’s root zone. Ingredients: Regionally Sourced Bark, Coir, Compost, Pumice, Earthworm Castings, Aged Chicken Manure and Mycorrhizae.
Rose & Flower Potting or Planting Mix
E.B. Stone Organics Rose & Flower Potting or Planting is a versatile mix that can be used as both a soil amendment or as a ready-to-use potting soil. It is a 100% natural organic soil mix that was blended for growing flowers and roses. This soil is slightly acidic and contains just the right ingredients to get your lovely flowers off to a good start. Ingredients: Aged Fir Bark, Aged Redwood, Composted Chicken Manure, Pumice, Earthworm Castings, Peat Moss, Alfalfa Meal, Dolomite Lime (pH Adjuster) Oyster Shell Lime (pH Adjuster), Bat Guano, and Kelp Meal
Strawberry Fields® Potting Soil (by FoxFarm)
This fruiting and flowering potting soil is designed to pump up your blooms, fruits and berries. Contains 35-45% coco fibre, sphagnum peat moss, aged forest products, perlite, fertilizer (0.5-0.3-0.3, from earthworm castings, bat guano, oyster shell and dolomite lime) and mycorrhizae.
Watch our "How to Prep Your Soil" Video
The quality of your soil is essential to a successful garden. Watch our How to Prep Your Soil video to learn how to prepare your soil for planting vegetables or flower beds.
Planting Directly In-Ground?
Looking for ways to amend your soil for optimal plant growth? We have a number of planting mixes and amendments to choose from, as well has high-quality fertilizers, natural and organic garden care products, and organic pest and weed controls—all for exceptional plant growth and development.
At SummerWinds Nursery, our Trusted Garden Advisors are available to answer all of your questions about how to create the ideal growing conditions for your plants. Visit your local SummerWinds Nursery today.