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How is Topsoil made?

How is Topsoil made?

February 27, 2020 |

Firstly let's talk about what "soil" is... Soil is made up of 4 main ingredients; clay, silt, sand and time. Yes time is an ingredient in the creation of soil - it takes around 500 years of erosion to produce 1 inch of soil! The soil type is dependent on...

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Bulk Delivery Quotes

Bulk Delivery Quotes

May 17, 2019 |

LOOSE BULK LOADS SPECIAL OFFER!   QUALITY SCREENED TOPSOIL only  £17.50 + VAT per tonne delivered! Price is based on a full load of 20 tonnes of screened topsoil delivered to Chester CH1 - CH2 postcodes.  You must have access for an 8 wheeler tipper wagon.  Prices are subject to...

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UK weather forecast: Britain set for hottest February day on record this week!

UK weather forecast: Britain set for hottest February day on record this week!

February 20, 2019 |

UK weather forecast: "Britain set for hottest February day on record this week!" With the weather taking a dramatic turn lots of us will be out in the garden this weekend and facing the results of a dull, wet winter - Get your garden ready for an early Spring... Weed...

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IT'S WORLD SOIL DAY!

IT'S WORLD SOIL DAY!

December 05, 2018 |

People all over the world are joining in SOILidarity today to celebrate World Soil Day 2018! December 5th highlights the importance of healthy soil and the impact on sustainable agricultural production. Use code SOIL10 for 10% OFF online at www.dandystopsoil.co.uk Check out a few soil facts below!  There are more...

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Summer Sale Now on!

Summer Sale Now on!

June 21, 2018 |

We've launched our Summer Sale at Dandy's!  Grab a bargain - get up to 20% OFF selected items in our amazing Summer Sale...   LAWNMIX TOPSOIL 1 TONNE JUMBO BAG - was £75.59, NOW £64.25 . . MULTI PURPOSE COMPOST 1 CUBE JUMBO BAG - was £76.86, NOW £61.49 ....

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Dandy's Launch £2000 Community Green Spaces Fund for Flintshire & CWAC Communities

Dandy's Launch £2000 Community Green Spaces Fund for Flintshire & CWAC Communities

July 20, 2017 |

In recent years the Government has made significant cuts to Local Authority budgets and as such Councils have been forced to cut back on non-essential services. Often these services include community gardens, village planters, parks and play areas. These green spaces can give a village or a town it's wow...

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Quality Topsoil Wanted!

Quality Topsoil Wanted!

March 15, 2017 |

Here at Dandy's we've a literal soil mountain of raw, Greenfield sourced, virgin topsoil - but we're always on the look-out for more! If you've got any good quality topsoil or subsoil, within a 30 mile radius of our Chester depot, that you are looking to remove then let us...

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Good Topsoil In Means Good Top Soil Out...

Good Topsoil In Means Good Top Soil Out...

February 20, 2017 |

Years ago Dandy's were one of the only top soil suppliers around - soil suppliers were few and far between in those days! My dad prided himself on the excellent quality of his topsoil, it was, as he quite rightly used to say; "simply the best!" As time went on...

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Topsoil Testing at Dandy's

Topsoil Testing at Dandy's

September 26, 2016 |

One of our top questions is "do you test your topsoil", and the short answer is yes, read on for the long answer... When we source raw product, i.e., Virgin topsoil, mostly taken from greenfield sites, we take samples from the untouched site and send them off to a UKAS...

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