Beginner’s Guide to Aggregate: Recap

Post 6 of 6- RECAP Welcome Back to the FINAL edition of Chatt Soil’s Beginner’s Guide to Aggregate! This is the end! The final post of the series! If you have been with us since the beginning- you are basically an expert on all things aggregate…OK, maybe not an EXPERT, but at least you have…

Beginner’s Guide to Stone

Post 5 of 6- Stone Welcome back to another edition of the Beginner’s Guide to Aggregate, Chatt Soil’s 6-part series aimed at providing you with a basic understanding of all things aggregate. This guide will help you save money by making informed decisions. Over the last few posts, we have discussed soil, gravel, and mulch;…

Bulk Cypress

Aggregate: A Beginner’s Guide to Mulch

Post 4 of 6- Mulch Welcome back to another edition of The Beginner’s Guide to Aggregate, where the Chatt Soil team explores all things aggregate! Today we discuss the multitudes of mulch; defining what it is and how it is made, identifying the types Chatt Soil offers, and discovering how it is best used. Over…

Top Soil Leveling Ground

Aggregate: A Beginner’s Guide to Soil

Part 2 of 6- What is Soil?  Welcome Back! In our last post, we introduced you to the abundant aggregate arena- touching on its key materials, uses, and subconscious integration with our everyday lives. Today, we will dive into the first, and arguably most prolific member of the aggregate family- SOIL.    Definition  To get…

Raised Bed Gardening

Raised bed gardening is an old method with new popularity on the rise, and for good reason. A raised bed is simply an “upside down,” garden bed, essentially any bed that’s raised above the soil level, higher than the surrounding ground. They can be made by creating a mounded pile of soil, or using materials…

Native Plants

Native plants are those that naturally occurred in North America, before European colonization. Native plants are more likely to establish quickly, with heartier deeper root systems, and thrive in the specific conditions that they’ve evolved in over millions of years. Non-native plants, or “exotic” plants are primarily brought to North America from Asia or Western…

Pollination

The goal of every living organism, including plants, is to create offspring for the next generation. Nature invented sexual reproduction as a mechanism for life to move forward, a life-force that passes right through us and makes us a key link in the evolutionary chain. As children, we were taught about the mystical act that…