Alsoils+ Border Blend Topsoil is a dark, fine and friable organic-rich blend, full of essential plant nutrients. All of our bulk bags are filled to the brim, so you can be sure that you get the best value for money and a high-quality product. With a perfect balance of organic matter and topsoil, our border blend soil creates the ideal growing conditions for your plants, ensuring they grow healthy and strong.
Whether you’re planting shrubs, flowers, or vegetables, our Border Blend Topsoil provides the perfect foundation for your garden – it’s perfect for use in garden borders, raised beds, or as a top dressing for lawns.
Suitable for: Plant beds, borders and general planting
Screened to: 10mm
Bag size: 0.75m³
Available in: Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Chichester, Waterlooville and other towns and villages within Hampshire and West Sussex
Border Bed Topsoil FAQs
What is the best soil for borders?
Our border blend topsoil is produced for the primary use of mixing it into flower beds and borders. The blend consists of topsoil and organic manure which creates the best formula for plant growth and health with borders.
What do you fill garden borders with?
Other than filling it with your favourite flowers and plants, the best component to use within borders is a border blend of topsoil and manure.
How big are your bulk bags of border blend topsoil?
Our border blend comes in bulk bags of 0.75m3 (a tonne).
Can border blend topsoil be used for both flower beds and garden borders?
Border blend topsoil makes an excellent product for flower borders or vegetable growing areas. Its balanced composition provides an ideal growing medium for various plants, promoting healthy root development and vibrant growth.
Does the border blend topsoil contain any added fertilisers or nutrients?
The organic-rich blend of our border blend topsoil is enriched with essential plant nutrients and does not contain any added fertilisers or nutrients.
How often should I water plants grown in border blend topsoil?
Plants grown in border blend topsoil need to be watered around one to two times per week. This frequency helps maintain optimal moisture levels for their growth and health.
Does the border blend topsoil contain any weed seeds or harmful pathogens?
No, our border blend topsoil is carefully screened and processed to ensure that it is free from weed seeds and harmful pathogens, providing a clean and conducive environment for plant growth.
Can I mix border blend topsoil with my existing garden soil?
Yes, mixing border blend topsoil with your existing garden soil can enhance the potential for plant growth as the combined nutrients from the topsoil provides an optimal environment for plant growth and flower production.
Our Border Blend Topsoil bulk bag deliveries are typically made via a vehicle with a crane offload.
Deliveries will be between 2/5 working days from ordering – unfortunately we are unable to specify a specific time although if you call us, we can usually let you know what day and a rough time to expect your delivery, however due to the nature of our business this cannot be guaranteed and can change at short notice.
Being a local, family-run business we only have the capabilities to deliver topsoil, manure, mulch and other products to areas near our HQ in Hambledon, Hampshire (see our delivery zones page for more information). Please note, we are currently unable to deliver bulk bags of Border Blend Topsoil within the Portsmouth Clean Air Zone.