It all starts with the Soil, and we have some very special products to benefit your Soil Life and Your Plant Life!
All of these are sold pre-packaged, and we bag many of them ourselves in refundable, reusable plastic bags. Our Compost Tea is sold in refundable, reusable 1-gallon jugs, or you can bring your own.
Fort Vee: Compost based, peat, rock dust, blood meal, kelp, bone meal, gypsum, vermiculite, biodynamic preps; Proven locally at Kilt Farm for seed germination and transplanting of seedlings and potting up house plants.
Ocean Forest: FoxFarm’s top grade with kelp meal, bat guano, crab and fishmeal, nutrient rich, performs well.
Coco Loco Potting Soil: FoxFarm potting soil uses Coco fiber instead of peat, looks good, performs well.
COMPOSTS & SOIL CONDITIONERS
A-1 EcoGro: locally made from food, landscape and beer wastes, locally proven over many years. Class 1 Compost, fully composted and will not burn. Use 1-2” on surface, then dig in if your soil needs immediate help. Use only 1” on the surface if your soil is already good, you want to avoid tillage and you can wait for the worms and microbes to digest and mix it in.
Eko Compost: made locally from egg farm chicken manure and wood wastes, locally proven many years.
Eko Lawn Topdressing: a fine grade of local Eko Compost, ideal to topdress lawns following aeration and fertilizer; gets food and water-holding capacity to roots; great to apply to perennials too.
Dairy Cow (available later): from low-salt local Dairy Cow manure and bedding, locally proven many years. Same methods for applying as A-1.
Organic Mushroom Compost: from a local organic mushroom farm. Premium food for soil life and wonderful in vegetable gardens, helps to loosen heavy soils and improve aeration and porosity.
Expanded Shale: a shale product that is mined and fired just south of Boulder to create a porous, light “gravel” that holds both water and air, and creates optimal housing for microorganisms. Aids water penetration in tight clay soils (a Real ‘clay buster’).
Soil Fertility Mix: Harlequin’s own blend of certified organic fertilizer, humate, rock minerals, dry molasses, land-sourced coral calcium and mycorrhizae. Great for veggie gardens and all plants and seedbeds.
Yum Yum Mix: 2-2-2 Vegan/Organic fertilizer for alkaline, nutrient-poor Western soils, feeds plants/microbes. Made from alfalfa, cottonseed meal, kelp meal, rock dust, green sand, humate. Great for native plants, Xeriscapes.
Richlawn 5-3-2 organic: made in Platteville from poultry manure and wood wastes. Excellent for shrubs and trees and is recommended for raspberries and other small fruits. Economical and effective for fertilizing lawns.
Alpha One Fertilizer: locally made 7-2-2. An alfalfa-based product with a high organic matter content, very high humic acid value, low pH for Colorado alkaline soils, and is non-burning. It also contains blood meal, cottonseed meal and bone meal. Excellent for vegetable gardens and lawns.
Biosol: 6-1-1 OMRI certified organic fertilizer that is 90% fungal biomass, made from organic soybean meal, org. cottonseed meal, sucrose, lactose, and trace minerals. Holds water and stimulates soil life; without salt, non-burning, weed-free, pH 6.5-7.5; Vegan. Lowest salt index of all organic fertilizers.
Biosol Forte: 7-2-1 same as 6-1-1 but not certified organic.
Mile-Hi Rose Feed: locally formulated specifically for Colorado soils, mostly organic, contains 12 essential nutrients and trace minerals for roses, adds organic matter, supports microorganisms. We’ve been using this for over 20 years at the Boulder-Dushanbe Tea House with great results. This company stopped production in 2021 and we bought all their remaining stock.
Rocky Mt. Minerals: high calcium mineral supplement in bio-available form, from Salida, CO; improves yield, stem strength, fruit quality and nutrient density of foods, in general improves health of plants.
Age-Old Liquid and Granular fertilizers: GROW formula – great, smell-free choice for houseplants, seedlings, container gardens; BLOOM formula – supports plants ready to bloom and fruit; FRUIT FINISH – perfect at fruiting phase for berries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, squashes, cukes and zukes.
Neptune’s Harvest Organic Fertilizers: We carry several of these excellent dry and liquid fertilizers derived from the mineral-rich North Atlantic Ocean, including Neptune’s Crab and Lobster Shell, Neptune’s Fish & Seaweed Blend, Neptune’s Rose & Flowering Formula, Neptune’s Seaweed Supplement, Neptune’s Tomato & Veg Formula.
Fine Woodchip Mulch: mats tightly to prevent wind-scattering and keeps weed seeds from getting light; has more nutritive potential than cedar or redwood, decomposes rapidly against the soil.
Soil Pep: partially composted fine bark mulch, dark and beautiful, ideal for rose gardens, shrubs and perennials, premium quality for front entrances and high visibility.
Squeegee: fine gravel (3/16”) for rock garden plants, cacti and plants needing a dry crown, like organic mulches, 1+” layer helps retain moisture in the soil, good seed bed for self-sowing plants. (Pictured right.)
SOIL BIOLOGY PRODUCTS
Harlequin’s Compost Tea (available after soil warms to 40 degrees F): enriches soil, prevents disease, supports and inoculates soil life, increases plant growth and flowering. We make our own from Biodynamic Compost. Local fertility: Try it!
Big Foot Mycorrhizae: combines four species of mycorrhizae with biochar, worm castings, seaweed and rock minerals to provide a strong population of plant allies to bring water and nutrients. NEW!
Endo Mycorrhizae: water soluble symbiotic fungus, inoculate roots to bring water and nutrients; aids in establishing plants, enhances growth and health; highly recommended; easy to use.
Myke Vegetable and Herb: aids seed germination, plant growth/development, reduces watering.
Corn Gluten: a truly organic weed and feed; keeps weed seeds from growing, fertilizes with 9% N. Apply early spring and fall.
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