I love getting dirty in my garden. I find it therapeutic to dig, satisfying to see things grow, and DELICIOUS to EAT what I grow!
Thanks to BIG YELLOW BAG for giving me one bag (a cubic yard) of black garden soil to get my vegetable garden ready for summer. I actually ended up getting TWO bags because I know that it truly does grow everything better!
So I’ve been growing some seedlings in my basement for about two months, I have marigolds, sweet peppers, roma tomatoes, chives and basil. Ps – if you want to do this or are currently doing this, GET A FREAKING TIMER FOR YOUR GROW LIGHTS! I didn’t have one for the first month and kept forgetting to turn them off and on…. blah blah blah… get a timer.
So now it’s time to put those babies IN THE GROUND (May 2-4 weekend is usually the time when the ground is warm enough to plant things outside according to the experts). So I called (519) 653-7494 and ordered my BIG YELLOW BAG! You can also order online. I set everything up with them, and they came to deliver my BIG YELLOW BAG within the week, right to my drive way. I wasn’t even home. They say just mark an ‘x’ on the spot where you want it dropped off and you’re good to go. It’s nice to have it in a bag so it doesn’t run all over your driveway and “muck up” the joint. Do you remember the days of running outside to cover your dirt heap with a tarp when it rained? Bleh. Not anymore!
My husband built two beautiful cedar boxes for our new vegetable garden, so we took the soil from the bag to the wheelbarrow to the box, and filled them up. The soil’s so moist the plants loved it right away. According to BIG YELLOW BAG‘s website, they test a lot to make sure you’re getting the best soil around, “Soil is home to many living things and has an important job to do for the environment. It’s full of organisms, mineral and organic matter and provides moisture, air and nutrients. A good quality soil is a vibrant mix loaded with microscopic life containing good bacteria and beneficial funghi; which help the soil cycle nutrients, decompose, help hold the soil together and improve soil structure…. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee”.
Even though I’m using it to grow vegetables, this soil is perfect for any type of gardening such as vegetable gardens, flower beds, or for overseeding and topdressing your lawn.
Wish me luck, we’ll see what grows and what I’ll be eating over the summer, thanks to BIG YELLOW BAG!
“IF IT’S NOT BIGYELLOWBAG BLACK GARDEN SOIL, IT’S JUST DIRT.”