BuildASoil Light Recipe Soil

Rated 4.8 out of 5
51 Ratings

BASLIGHT105

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BuildASoil Light Recipe is our All-Purpose Mix. It was designed based on Logan Labs soil testing and saturated paste testing. We wanted to design a premium plant and mineral based potting soil. Along with that it had to be a compost based soil without any of the low quality ingredients normally in “organic” potting soils. Besides being clean, the goal was that it would test High in available calcium and low in available sodium. After dozens of lab tests and real world tests, this potting soil mix became a  clear cut favorite or BuildASoil customers. It was designed to work with all plants by keeping excess to a minimum and balance as the all goal. Because the recipe is so balanced it has the ability to be run as a No-Till Soil with added topdressing or to be run as a highly steerable recipe for organic feeding. Compared to our other recipes this is our most popular all around potting mix. Excellent for starting seeds or full term growth

  • Low Cost
  • High Quality Inputs with Complete Disclosure on Ingredients
  • Mixed indoors in small batches for absolute confidence
  • All Vegan Inputs

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Recently Improved Recipe to add Malted Barley, Active 2-20-2, Calcium Phosphate

Ingredients: Colorado Pinto Bean Compost, BuildASoil Worm Castings, Organic Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss, Organic New Mexico Pumice, Organic Par-Boiled Rice Hulls, Grand Mesa Colorado Volcanic Basalt, Organic Diamond K Gypsum, Premium Calcium Bentonite, Clean Sourced Soft Rock Phosphate, Organic Ferticell Active 2-20-2 Micronized Soft Rock Phosphate, Organic 2 Row Milled Malted Barley, Organic Terviva Karanja Cake, BuildASoil Pre Charged Bio-char with Rootwise Mycrobe Complete.

1/2 Cubic Foot
Dimensions: 12.5" x 12.5" x 6"
Weight: 15 lbs
1 Cubic Foot
Dimensions: 20" x 14.5" x 8.5"
Weight: 30 lbs
1 Full Pallet
Dimensions: N/A
Weight: 1,800 lbs
1 Cubic Yard
Dimensions: 36" x 36" x 36"
Weight: 800 lbs
1 Truckload
Dimensions: N/A
Weight: 36,000 lbs

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Reviewed by Andrew K., from United States
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  • Indoors
  • Fabric Grow Pots
  • No-Till
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  • Home Grow Tent
Experience With Organics
0-1 Years
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great soil for seedlings!

So far my seedlings are loving the light soil@

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  • Indoors
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  • Home Grow Room
  • Home Grow Tent
Experience With Organics
1-4 Years
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great for germination / seedlings!

I use a small amount of this on the top layer of my pots for the germinated seed to grow in to, then will fill the rest of my pot with the V3.0 mix-

Great for seedlings!!

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  • Large Grow Beds
Grow Sizes
  • Commercial Greenhouse Grow
Experience With Organics
0-1 Years
Rated 5 out of 5
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First time buyer

Trialing in my raised beds vs two other local products. It’s early, so jury’s out. But in the bed, it looks and feels fantastic. My horticultural son is impressed, too. Very pleased, shipping and communication were excellent in these covid days, as well.

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Reviewed by Nate, from United States
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  • Full Sun
  • No-Till
  • Recycled Soil
  • Fabric Grow Pots
Grow Sizes
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  • Home Grow Room
  • Home Grow Tent
Experience With Organics
10 Years Plus
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Awesome

Great base soil mix !

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  • Plastic Grow Pots
Grow Sizes
  • Home Grow Room
  • Home Grow Tent
Experience With Organics
1-4 Years
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great product!

So far I really like this BaS lite soil. The texture is what I’m looking for and I know quality is in every bag I buy. Thank you build a soil !

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