Northgate Greenhouses “The Good Stuff”

The picture above shows how we make our special blend of decomposed compost, sphagnum peat moss, horticulture wool, and top soil.

We have been selling our blend of soil in 40 lb bags since 1975!



You can buy the healthiest plants in the world, but if you plant them in poor soil—or soil that’s not suitable for the project—your plants won’t thrive. In this section you’ll find a list of recommended products for specific garden projects. Northgate Greenhouses offers only the highest quality organic soils and amendments.


Baccto Premium Potting Soil

premium soil

A general, all-purpose potting soil for indoor or outdoor plants in containers and beds, BACCTO Premium Potting Soil provides a special blend of naturally nutritious dark reed sedge peat, perlite, and sand. This formula includes both starter and slow-release fertilizers to provide the best possible plant growth from one easy-to-use product.


Recommended Applications:
  • Houseplants
  • Rooting cuttings
  • Germinating seeds
  • Bulbs
  • Window boxes
  • Potted plants


Baccto Lite Premium Potting Soil

lite premium soil

This popular, pre-moistened, all-purpose potting soil is designed for ease of use when planting indoor and outdoor potted plants or bulbs, or starting seeds or rooted cuttings. A lightweight blend of sphagnum peat and other quality materials, BACCTO LITE™ Premium Potting Soil includes starter and slow-release fertilizers, and is ready to use right out of the bag.

Recommended Applications:

  • Indoor use
  • Outdoor use
  • Greenhouse plantings
  • Houseplants
  • Cuttings
  • Seed flats
  • Bulbs and potted plants


Baccto Garden Soil

garden soil

Perfect for outdoor vegetable gardens, flower gardens, and ornamental beds, BACCTO Garden Soil provides a nutrient-rich blend of moist horticultural sphagnum peat moss and odor-free manure. Worked into existing soil, it helps stretch home-gardening budgets while delivering gratifying results. Natural water holding capacity allows reduced watering – no additional chemicals required.

Recommended Applications:
  • Landscape beds and gardens
  • Trees and shrubs
  • Lawn patching
  • Customized potting mix


Baccto Horticultural Sphagnum

horticultural sphagnum soil

A dense, brown, fibrous sphagnum, BACCTO Horticultural Sphagnum Peat Moss is pre-moistened, clean, and easy-to-use right out of the bag. Used either alone as a top dressing or as a base for custom mixes, this unique, consistent blend provides for both water retention and aeration.


Recommended Applications:
  • Soil Conditioner
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Roses
  • Acid-loving plants
  • Mulching
  • Bulbs
  • Lawns


Baccto Compost and Manure

wholly cow

An odor-free blend of natural animal manure and composted peat, Wholly Cow™ provides a high nutrient content, making it ideal for a wide range of plantings. Natural water holding capacity allows reduced watering – no additional chemicals required.



Recommended Applications:
  • Nursery plantings
  • New or established lawns
  • Compost piles
  • Laying sod
  • Flower and vegetable gardens


Garden Magic Top Soil

top soil

Garden Magic Top Soil is a blend of dark reed sedge peat and sand used as a top dressing for lawns and gardens. Ready to use out of the bag, this blend loosens heavy soils and enhances the moisture retention overall.




Recommended Applications:
  • Top-dressing lawns and patch work
  • Planting beds
  • Shrub and tree transplant mixtures


Garden Magic Compost and Manure

compost and manure

Garden Magic Compost and Manure is an odor-free blend of natural organic reed sedge peat and composted animal manure. It provides a natural nutrient content, making it ideal for a wide range of plantings.




  • Odor-free and easy to use
  • Screened for uniform consistency
  • Naturally moist and fibrous


Specialty Soils and Amendments

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