For a Forest Garden Installation you will need the following materials.

1. Mulch as Wood Chips, Wood shavings, or Straw

2. Compost / Composted Manure

3. Amendments; Fish Bone Meal, Mychorrizae Fungi,
Click here for the Fertilizer & Ammendments page


Wood Chip Mulch

Mulch Choice #1: Alder / Hardwood Wood Chip Mulch:

Call Gary Mander for large bulk deliveries.  1 250 744 7127
22 Yard Truck and 50 Yard Truck Available.
$45/yard for Alder Chips plus delivery

For small orders try Foxglove Farm Supply


For Wood Chipping services.
Call Cam Proudfoot at Salish Solutions.

Straw/ Canary Grass Mulch

Mark Hughes. 250 653 4922.
Colin Byron. 


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)
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

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