Product Range

CANDY TRADE BLEND

COMPOSITION

  • Aged mineral soil
  • Well drained dark appearance
  • Graded sands
  • 35% minimum  aged organic compost

 

DESCRIPTION

  • pH meets AS4419 requirements
  • balanced particle size
  • premium economy blend for landscaping industry
  • suitable for under rolled turf & large garden beds

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Designed for landscape contractors and builders
  • Conforms to Australian Standard  4419
  • Meets Queensland Government soil requirements

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS

  • Weed and nutgrass free
  • Well composted organic component
  • Well drained with excellent air penetration

HANDY HINTS

  • Build garden beds to a minimum depth of 300 mm
  • Lawns should have a minimum depth of 150mm
  • Allows for deep root growth in the Queensland climate
  • Wet up soil before planting out garden beds
  • Add a slow release fertilizer such as Osmocote after planting
  • Add 100mm of mulch or compost to gardens

CANDY PREMIUM OVERTURF

COMPOSITION

  • Premium selected graded sands
  • High nutrient chicken and feedlot compost

DESCRIPTION

  • pH meets AS4419 requirements 
  • Perfectly balanced blend of the finest sands and composts
  • Facilitates free and uniform leaf penetration to give a beautifully even grass surface

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Use this premium product for your existing lawn topdressing
  • Excellent for repairing worn areas in your lawn
  • Thickens turf thatch and provides balanced nutrients to lawns
  • Excellent lawn seed raising mixture

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS

  • Promotes vigorous root growth for healthy lawns
  • Will not crust and go hard like loam based top dress products
  • Suitable for cylinder mowers
  • Weed and nutgrass free

 

HANDY HINTS

  • Where there are wear areas fork and aerate before spreading overturf
  • Spread evenly ensuring the leaves are exposed
  • Water thoroughly after applying overturf
  • Apply overturf  regularly and don’t cover the leaf
  • Ensures strong root growth and healthy leaf development
  • Fertilise after 2 weeks and then every 6 weeks during the growing season


CANDY PREMIUM GARDEN SOIL

COMPOSITION

  • Rich aged mineral soil
  • Selectively graded and washed sands
  • Graded horticultural ash
  • 45% specially formulated high nutrient organic compost

 

DESCRIPTION

  • Ph meets AS4419 requirements
  • Physically stable soil
  • Retains nutrients due to the active mineral components

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Use this premium soil in most forms of home gardening
  • Excellent for flower beds and vegetable gardens
  • Ideal for topping up garden beds but remember to fork over well
  • Conforms to Australian Standards 4419
  • Meets Queensland Government soil requirements

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS

  • Provides deep root growth
  • Weed and nutgrass free
  • Excellent nutrient content to aid plant growth

 

HANDY HINTS

  • As with all gardens build to a minimum depth of 300mm
  • Water before and after planting
  • Lightly fertilise with a complete fertiliser after planting. This will help promote the microbial activity in this organic soil
  • Planting vegetables? They are ferocious nitrogen eaters so fertilise weekly with a soluble fertiliser.

 

CANDY COMMERCIAL BLEND

COMPOSITION

  • Contains 40% aged organic compost
  • Quality mineral soil
  • Selected weed free sands

 

DESCRIPTION

  • pH meets AS4419 requirements
  • Promotes deep root growth
  • Nutrients are available from the mineral soil base
  • Well balanced for reduced slumping

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Designed for the home renovator and landscape contractor
  • Perfect under rolled turf and new lawns
  • Great in garden beds
  • Meets Queensland Government soil requirements

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS

  • Cost effective turf and garden soil
  • Balances water retention and drainage
  • Weed and nutgrass free
  • Balanced drainage with minimal slumping

 

HANDY HINTS

  • When laying turf make sure you have a minimum soil depth of 150mm
  • In our Queensland climate root depth is critical for healthy grass
  • Increased soil depth ensures better water retention, ensuring stronger and healthier leaf growth.
  • Put in sprinkler systems to help control the moisture requirements
  • Don’t over-water your plants or lawn. Water logged soil will not grow healthy plants
  • Happy gardening


CANDY SOIL IMPROVER

COMPOSITION

  • Premium compost used in all Candy Soil products
  • Approximately 70% organic mature compost
  • Graded sands and minerals
  • Contains natural organic nutrients

 

DESCRIPTION

  • Ph meets AS4454 requirements
  • Encourages earth worms to the soil
  • Adds much needed nutrients such as nitrogen and trace elements to the soil
  • Improves plant growth and encourages excellent fruit and vegetable crops

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Excellent soil improver, dug into the top 150mm of existing gardens and then watered
  • Great as a mulch around hungry nitrogen feeders like vegetables
  • Meets Australian Standard 4454. for soil improver
  • Improves tired soils and gives them a new lease of life

 

PHYSICAL BENEFITS

  • Prevents crusting of silty loamy soils
  • Improves clay soils and increases aeration when incorporated in poor soils
  • Encourages microbial activity and earthworms – natures aerators
  • Nut grass free

 

HANDY HINTS

  • Use as a mulch but be prepared for it to decompose quickly  helping  the structure of the soil
  • Use around annuals as a mulch and when they are finished dig into the soil adding valuable nutrients
  • Great around vegetables as a nutrient rich mulch and moisture conserver
  • Remember if you use it as a mulch, keep it away from the plant stem. This will  prevent rot and allow water to penetrate
Remember the “Worm” rules and he needs feeding. The compost will keep the soil cool and moist, the perfect environment for the worms to work their magic