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Soil and Compost

Living Earth Premium Compost

Living Earth - Soil - Living Earth Compost - Click to view larger imageLiving Earth Premium Compost is manure-based, aged, tested and ready when you want a top-shelf soil amendment or planting medium. Living Earth Compost is ideal for vegetable gardens.

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Top Soil with Compost

Living Earth - Soil - Mixed Soil with Compost - Click to view larger imageTop Soil with Compost is a blend of topsoil, sand and compost, screened to remove stones and debris, this blend is designed to build planting beds. The heavy nature of Mixed Soil with Compost keeps it in place as plants establish. It will stay in place when used to build a raised planting bed.

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On-Structure Rooftop Mix

Living Earth - Soil - Image Coming Soon - Click to view larger imageOn-Structure Rooftop Mix is a custom mix made from a mixture of Expanded Shale, washed sand and Compost. The mix is used in container planting and on structure applications as specified. We will prepare this mix to your specification. We can change it and reweigh it. We warrant that this mix will provide satisfactory performance of plant material when used with proper plant care.

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Planting Mix

Living Earth - Soil - Specialty Planting Mix - Click to view larger imagePlanting Mix begins with our quality Professional Bedding Soil. We add Texas Green Sand (glauconite) that provides chelated iron and other elements. Then we add Expanded Shale to promote drainage, producing a superior soil structure. Specialty Planting Mix is ready to use in all planting applications.

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Rose Soil

Living Earth - Soil - Living Earth Rose Soil - Click to view larger imageLiving Earth Rose Soil is made of Compost, Hardwood Mulch and Pine Bark. A small percentage of sand is included to add structure to the mix. Compost may be made with grass clippings, leaves, branches, manure, straw and/or stable bedding depending on the availability of these feed stocks. Rose Soil has a coarse texture that allows air circulation yet stays damp.

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Topdress For Athletic Fields

Living Earth - Soil - Image Coming Soon - Click to view larger imageTopdress for Athletic Fields Blend is a specific blend of sand and compost. Sand is the major component with the compost adding the organic element required for the development of adequate soil biology. The sand is “subangular” or sharp. Composted rice hulls are used because of their fine texture. The ratio of sand and compost may vary, but 80/20 sand to compost is recommended.

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Expanded Shale

Living Earth - Specialty Products - Expanded Shale - Click to view larger imageExpanded Shale or Haydite is a clay product that is heated in a rotary kiln until it becomes a ceramic aggregate. Most Expanded Shale is sized to 3/8 inches and is grey in color. It can absorb about 20% of its weight in water, yet because it is angular in shape it also improves drainage and air circulation when used in horticultural mixes.

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Upcoming Living Earth Events

Apr 11 2015 - 09:00 until Apr 11 2015 - 13:00
This year's event will feature hands on environmental demonstrations, environmental education booths...
Location: Town Center Plaza 255 Parkway Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019
Apr 11 2015 - 11:00 until Apr 11 2015 - 19:00
Earth Day Houston, developed by Air Alliance Houston, is the Houston area’s premier celebration of...
Location: Discovery Green
Apr 15 2015 - 17:00 until Apr 18 2015 - 16:00
Location: El Paso Airport Marriott Hotel 1600 Airway Boulevard El Paso, TX 79925
Apr 18 2015 - 13:00 until Apr 18 2015 - 17:00
Sugar Land’s Earth Day Celebration – called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rock – will be held Apr...
Location: Sugar Land Town Square
Apr 23 2015 - 07:00 until Apr 24 2015 - 16:00
The conference will be held at the Galveston Island Convention Center located on the famous Seawall ...
Location: Galveston Island Convention Center
Apr 24 2015 - 10:00 until Apr 26 2015 - 18:00
Earth Day Texas (formerly, Earth Day Dallas) is an annual, outdoor festival seeking to elevate envir...
Location: Fair Park, TX
Apr 25 2015 - 07:30 until Apr 25 2015 - 15:00
Stop by any Living Earth location in the Houston or DFW areas and pick up a load, or two or three of...
Location: Living Earth
May 05 2015 - 07:30 until May 06 2015 - 17:00
The Environmental Trade Fair and Conference (ETFC) is Texas' premier environmental educational forum...
Location: Austin Convention Center
Jun 15 2015 - 12:30 until Jun 17 2015 - 14:00
Our goals for the 2015 conference are three-fold: we want to celebrate and recognize the achievement...
Location: Omni Fort Worth Hotel

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