AWBS Planting Topsoil is a high quality, consistent, free flowing sandy loam soil. Dark greyish brown in colour, Planting soil is friable with low stone content and consists of a fine to medium granular structure that makes it ideal for general landscaping purposes such as planting, topdressing, turfing, beds and borders. Screened to 20mm with a Ph of 7.5 – 8.2 it is ideal for plants and seeds preferring slightly alkaline soils. Available to buy in jumbo bulk bags or half jumbo bulk bags - see our bag size guide below. Please note - product may differ from image.
Please note - All AWBS sustainable topsoils are a blend of soil, clay, silt and sand and are certified to PAS 100, the widely recognised standard that deals with recycled organic material. Reycled green waste and compost is often added to topsoils to improve the nutrient content, however this does mean that very occasionally small particles of plastic, stone or glass may be visible.
Weight, coverage and volume
AWBS Planting Topsoil is available to purchase in both jumbo bulk and half jumbo bulk bag sizes. It is advisable to have topsoil at least 100mm deep when laying turf.
A full 700kg jumbo bulk bag has an approximate cubic volume of .75m³ and will cover approximately 10-12m² at a depth of 50mm.
A 350kg half jumbo bulk bag has an approximate cubic volume of .375m³ and will cover approximately 5-6m² at a depth of 50mm.
AWBS Planting Topsoil is consistent and friable, which means it will break down and will be easy to rake over and spread. It also means that this soil will create a good foundation for the success of most plants as the crumbly texture will help to promote good root growth. The sandy loam makeup of the soil will ensure good drainage, making it ideal for a multitude of planting schemes. AWBS Planting Topsoil is certified to British Standard 3882 as a multipurpose topsoil. This certification ensures that the soil has passed specific analysis parameters concerning fertility, soil structure and being free from contamination. The soil is adequately supplied with organic matter and all major nutrients that are ideal for strong plant growth. The current Ph is 7.9.
The AWBS Exclusive Range
Our AWBS Exclusive Range is a fantastic and varied range of great looking, value for money natural stone paving, accessories, walling and selected landscaping products. You'll find sandstone, limestone and slate paving in many different styles and shades that are ideal for transforming your garden or outdoor space, as well as setts, walling stone and horticultural products. If you'd like a closer look, we've put together a useful article with more information on our AWBS Exclusive Range of paving, where you can find more product information and inspirational ideas for your landscaping project.
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Bag Weight (Approx)
Jumbo bulk bag - 700kg. Half jumbo bag - 350kg.
Jumbo bulk bag - .75 (approx). Half jumbo bag - .375 (approx).
7.5 - 8.2
Jumbo bulk bag: 10-12 at a 50mm depth. Half jumbo bag: 5-6 at a 50mm depth.