1. Compost / Composted Manure
2. Wood Chip Mulch for pathways
3. Organic Amendments (Fertilizers and Inoculants)
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Compost or Composted Manure
Composted Manure / Compost
Compost Choice #1 – Local Composted Manure
Call Mark Hughes. 250 653 4922.
Last Quoted $720+tax for 12 Yards delivered on 06/12/21
Compost Choice #2: – Vancouver Island Compost from Dairy Cows
Choice #2: Stan Hope (Farm to Garden) https://www.farmtogarden.ca/
778 426 4626
Quoted $1580 for 24 Yards delivered including tax. ($65.80/ yard)
Compost Choice #3 – Earth Bank compost from Fish and Wood Waste
$2100 for 20 Yards delivered.
Trucking can be provided by Key Pawn Trucking
Other Local sources of manure and compost on SSI
- Sacred Mountain Lavender
- Ruckle Park Farm
- Foxglove Farm Supply
- Therapeutic Riding Association
- North End Farm
- Local Horse / Sheep / Alpaca farms
Wood Chip Mulch
For small gardens on Salt Spring Island, order wood chip much from here:
Foxglove Farm Supply – Chicken Bark Mulch
Forsyth farms gravel mart – Alder Chip Mulch
For larger orchard and landscape installations, this is a bulk supplier:
Alder Chips / Shavings / and Sawdust available at the Paulcan Jemico Planing mill:
Call Gary Mander for the largest bulk deliveries. 1 250 744 7127
22 Yard Truck and 50 Yard Truck Available.
$45/yard for Alder Chips ~$700 plus delivery
If you have lots of dead alder / maple and fir on site, consider Wood Chipping services.
Cam Proudfoot at Salish Solutions.
Straw/ Canary / Hay Grass Mulch
250 653 4922.
25 537 6960
If you need help with your garden or orchard project, contact us