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MULCHES

Our attractive mulches are great for a variety of uses! They provide exceptional weed suppression, moisture retention, and erosion control when applied at the recommended thickness. They are also great for moderating soil temperatures during extreme weather.


SPVS California Native Mulch

California Native Mulch® is our best value! Composted and cured for a minimum of 4 weeks to eliminate weed seeds and pathogens, it has a natural, earthy look and is suitable for a wide range of applications, including erosion control blankets on slopes, general weed suppression, water conservation and improved soil biology. It is ideal for mulching trees, vines, shrubs and pathways. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results. 

SPVS Grower's Mulch

Grower’s Mulch is a coarser, longer-lasting composted mulch crafted from select, clean vegetative material and is free of weed seeds and pathogens. The composting process and screening gives it a rich brown hue making plant and flower colors pop! Ideal for weed suppression, erosion control blankets on slopes, water conservation and pathways. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results. Available in two cubic foot bags or bulk.

SPVS Hardwood Mulch

Hardwood Mulch is made from mixed lumber and is an exceptional value for a premium product. Light brown in color, it is an attractive, longer-lasting option to composted mulches for weed suppression, moisture retention and pathways. Apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” thick around trees for optimum results.

SPVS Playground Mulch

Certified Playground Mulch is produced from 100% chipped cedar and is free of contaminants. It meets all federal and state laws governing mulch for playgrounds, parks, schools and HOA common areas.  This mulch is ideal for school yards and children’s play areas under swing sets and jungle gyms. Apply 8” to 12” thick for best results. 

SPVS Red Mulch

Red Mulch is a 3” minus premium hardwood product with rich color options. It offers moisture retention and weed suppression and is long lasting for  good value. It is great for pathways and for adding colored accents to landscapes. For best results apply a 2” to 3” thick layer for pathways, established flower bedsand shrubs and a 3” 4” thick layer around trees. 

SPVS Brown Mulch

Brown Mulch is a 3” minus premium hardwood product with rich color options. It offers moisture retention and weed suppression and is long lasting for good value. It is great for pathways and for adding colored accents to landscapes. For best results apply a 2” to 3” thick layer for pathways, established flower bedsand shrubs and a 3” 4” thick layer around trees.

SPVS Black Mulch

Black Mulch is a 3” minus premium hardwood product with rich color options. It offers moisture retention and weed suppression and is long lasting for good value. It is great for pathways and for adding colored accents to landscapes. For best results apply a 2” to 3” thick layer for pathways, established flower bedsand shrubs and a 3” 4” thick layer around trees.

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BARKS

We offer a wide variety of high quality barks and shredded wood products in various colors and sizes to accommodate your specifications, tastes and needs. They provide exceptional weed suppression, moisture retention, erosion control, and soil temperature moderation when applied at recommended thicknesses. 


SPVS Mini Fir Bark

Mini Fir Bark is ¼” to ½” in size and a premium product with a reddish color. It is a good choice as a mulch for flowers, shrubs, pathways and ground cover. It will gradually decompose and add valuable organic matter and lower the soil pH for acid-loving plants! Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results.

SPVS Medium Fir Bark

Medium Fir Bark is 1” to 2” in size and is a beautiful premium mulch that provides a natural rustic look. Reddish in color and excellent for acid-loving plants, it looks great around trees, shrubs and large specimen plants. Because of the larger particle size, this mulch last longer than smaller sized barks. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results.

Shredded Fir (Walk-on Mulch) is a rich, reddish brown color ideal for pathways, flower beds, perennial shrubs and erosion prevention on slopes. This product creates a nice, long-lasting, uniform appearance. For best results apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” around trees.

SPVS Shredded Cedar

Shredded Cedar is a light, loose, premium mulch with a fresh, earthy scent and a deep golden color. It mats down for a neat appearance and lasts longer than most wood chips due to the naturally occurring antimicrobial properties of cedar. Looks great in flower beds and is ideal for slope erosion control. Apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” thick around trees maintaining a 6” mulch-free zone around the trunk.

SPVS Gorilla Hair

Gorilla Hair is another one of our popular light weight mulches with a pleasant, earthy scent and reddish color. This redwood mulch is a long-lasting product that mats down well to show off your plants and enhance the landscape aesthetics. It provides excellent erosion control on slopes. Apply 2” to 3” thick for flowers and shrubs and 3” to 4” thick for trees.

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COMPOST

Our compost products are the result of years of research and development. We combine high quality feedstocks in our proprietary recipes and “cook” them to perfection! All of San Pasqual Valley Soils’ composts are processed in strict accordance with state regulations, including a PFRP (Process to Further Reduce Pathogens) phase, ensuring both pathogens and weed seeds are destroyed.


SPVS Valley’s Best Compost®

Valley’s Best Compost® is our popular “go to” manure-based soil amendment for local farmers, landscapers and gardeners! It was developed to help organic growers cultivate healthier more nutrient rich soils for plants using an OMRI-listed compost. Incorporate a 1” to 2” layer directly into your garden bed or existing native soil. Also excellent as a ½” top dressing for turf establishment and maintenance.

SPVS Planter's Blend

Planter’s Blend Compost– This vegetative material-based compost helps clay soils drain better and sandy soils hold more moisture and nutrients. It has the Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) from the U.S. Composting Council. Incorporate a 3” to 4” layer directly into your garden bed or existing native soil. A 1” to 2” mulch layer of this compost on bare soil makes an excellent Compost Erosion Control Blanket (CECB) for preventing soil loss during heavy storm events.

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SPECIALTY MIXES

Our specialty mixes are made using select, high quality feedstocks, and our proprietary blends are great for virtually every application! We also do custom mixes to your specifications. Let us know what you need, and we will blend it up for you!


SPVS Topsoil

Amended Topsoil is a blend of 50% screened sandy loam soil and 50% Planter’s Blend Compost providing a generous amount of composted organic matter to feed beneficial soil microbes providing a slow release of nutrients and improved soil structure. This product is ideal for replacing existing poor soils with low organic content or as a base for supplementing or creating custom blends of soil. Apply 3” to 4” thick or amend to your own specifications and planting depth.

SPVS Raised Garden Bed Mix

Raised Garden Bed Mix is the perfect combination of washed sand, premium sandy loam soil, compost and perlite to create a light, airy blend full of plant nutrients with optimum soil aeration and drainage. Ideal for any constructed raised garden bed or container-based growing system. Your favorite vegetables, perennials and shrubs will thrive in this custom formulated product. Also an excellent growing medium for succulents and drought tolerant plants. Use in a raised garden box or container at a minimum depth of 12”.

SPVS Bioswale

Bioswale 50 SPVS is composed of coarse washed sand, Planter’s Blend Compost and sandy loam soil. It provides excellent drainage and can be used as a planting medium for constructing bioretention basin and for growing succulents and drought tolerant plants. It is great for use around parking lots, multi-use housing developments and anywhere improved drainage is required.

SPVS Lightweight Rooftop Mix

Lightweight Rooftop Mix is our specialty blend of pumice, sand, gravel, and shredded bark for applications with weight limits needing good drainage. Great for green-roof installations where superior drainage is needed along with good water retention. This product is not stocked, but we will custom blend upon request. Allow a 2-3 day lead time.

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SOIL / AGGREGATES

We carry high quality soils and aggregates to help you complete your landscaping projects within your budget! 


SPVS Gold DG

Gold DG is a beige-colored, 3/8″ decomposed granite that will add a nice, neat finishing touch to your landscape. When installed using water, it forms a uniform hardened surface. It is great for walkways, patios, and to accent your garden borders. It can also be used for riding arenas and equestrian applications. 

SPVS Gray DG

Blue/Gray DG is a Blue/gray-colored, 3/8″ decomposed granite that offers a different look and color for finishing your landscape. When installed using water, it forms a uniform hardened surface. It is great for walkways, patios, and to accent your garden borders. It can also be used for riding arenas and equestrian applications. 

SPVS Washed Concrete Sand

Washed Concrete Sand is a high quality product that has been thoroughly rinsed and screened for a ready-mix. It can also be used for a base layer for walkways, patios when setting stepping stones, and rock borders. This clean, light sand will drain quickly when used for landscape applications. 

SPVS Screened Fill Dirt

Screened Fill Dirt is guaranteed to be free from rocks, sticks, clumps and debris so it will mix easily with our compost and other soil amendments. It’s ideal to level an area, fill a hole or build a mound or berm where you are planning to plant shrubs and flowers. 

SPVS Unscreened Fill Dirt

Unscreened Fill Dirt is a great bargain if you don’t mind some rocks, sticks, or clumps. It is ideal to use when you need to level an area, fill a hole or build a mound or berm. It can also be used as a base for one of our custom blended products. 

Recycled Class II Base is made from recycled crushed concrete and asphalt. This product is a highly affordable, quality base for driveways, roads, parking lots and sidewalks. 

SPVS C-Mix

C-Mix can be used for a variety of concrete garden projects including walkways, patios, and outdoor staircases. This pre-mixed product combines aggregate and sand which is great for making small batches of concrete. 

SPVS Birdseye

Birdseye is premium grade 1/8″ gravel, consisting of smooth, rounded stones. This product is great for decorative ground cover, waterwise landscaping, bedding pipe, planter box and flower pot drainage, dog runs, and many other uses. 

3/4″ Rock is a great product for anywhere you need to improve drainage. It is ideal for a base for concrete slabs, french drains, large pipe bedding, dry wells, driveways and drainage ditches. 

3/8″ Rock is a good choice for drainage blankets, pipe bedding, driveways and decorative landscape applications. The small rock size packs down a little flatter than the 3/4″ rock. 

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AMENDMENTS

We also stock amendments to help improve your soil’s tilth, fertility, porosity and drainage.


SPVS Triple Grind

Triple Grind Redwood is a great soil amendment as it improves the tilth of the soil while reducing compaction. As a bonus, it can also reduce the pH for soils that are commonly highly alkaline in San Diego County. It is a good alternative for peat moss and an excellent value. Apply at approximately 25% by volume for garden soils and potting mixes (but rates will vary based on soil characteristics and type of plants grown). 

SPVS Pumice

Pumice is a light, 3/16″ gravel that has the ability to retain moisture while also providing good aeration. It will loosen heavy clay and provide structure when blended into the soil or container mixes. It can also be used as a decorative mulch. Be sure to ask us for tips on how you can best use this in your landscaping installation. 

SPVS Gypsum

Gypsum is a naturally occurring mineral which is great for breaking up heavy, dense soil and providing aeration. It is suitable for use as an amendment for potting soil or garden box blends and is ideal for reducing clay soil compaction which is common for San Diego County soils. 

SPVS Perlite

Perlite is a lightweight amendment that will break up compacted soil, enhance water retention, and improve root aeration to prevent root rot. It is made from naturally occurring volcanic rock and is sterile, chemically inert, and PH neutral. Perlite is economical and perfect for use in hydroponics, green roofs and for growing cuttings, seedlings and young plants. 

SPVS Biochar

Biochar is a soil amendment that improves plant health and crop yields. It reduces soil acidity and encourages beneficial fungi and bacteria to proliferate. Available in bulk as well as in bags.

SPVS Manure

Cow Manure is unprocessed and available for a minor loading fee. It is a viable option for improving soil with nutrients and a high diversity microorganisms beneficial to plants, although it has not been heat treated to kill pathogens and weed seeds. For best results, till 1″ -2″ of manure into the top 12″ of soil at least 90 days before planting. 

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BAGGED PRODUCTS

For your convenience, we offer some of our more popular products in bags.


SPVS Valley’s Best Compost®

Valley’s Best Compost® is our popular “go to” manure-based soil amendment for local farmers, landscapers and gardeners! It was developed to help organic growers cultivate healthier more nutrient rich soils for plants using an OMRI-listed compost. Incorporate a 1” to 2” layer directly into your garden bed or existing native soil. Also excellent as a ½” top dressing for turf establishment and maintenance. Available in one cubic foot bags or bulk. 

SPVS Grower's Mulch

Grower’s Mulch is a coarser, longer-lasting composted mulch crafted from select, clean vegetative material and is free of weed seeds and pathogens. The composting process and screening gives it a rich brown hue making plant and flower colors pop! Ideal for weed suppression, erosion control blankets on slopes, water conservation and pathways. Apply 3” to 4” thick for best results. Available in two cubic foot bags or bulk. 

SPVS Biochar

Biochar is a soil amendment that improves plant health and crop yields. It reduces soil acidity and encourages beneficial fungi and bacteria to proliferate. Available in 10 lb bags or bulk.

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SPV Soils • 16111 Old Milky Way • Escondido, CA 92027

(760) 746-4769

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