Large bag soils (1 cubic ft or more) are only available to retail stores in the eastern half of the United States. 

Raised Bed Mix

Create the ideal growing environment for all raised bed plantings.

Enhanced with alfalfa, kelp & feather meal

With Myco-tone mycorrhizae.

For use on:

Use for all raised bed plantings.

When to use:

Use to fill raised beds for organic gardening.

How much to use:

Fill the raised bed with Espoma Organic Raised Bed Mix.


Add the appropriate amount of Bio-tone® Starter Plus for the area. Mix thoroughly.


Plant seeds or live plants following package directions or tag instructions.


Water thoroughly after planting, then as needed until plants are established.


Begin regular fertilizer program 30 days after planting.


How Many Bags Do I Need?
Area (Sq. Ft. 6″ Deep Bed 12″ Deep Bed 20″ Deep Bed
2 ft x 2 ft Bed 2 Bags 3 Bags 5 Bags
4 ft x 4 ft Bed 6 Bags 11 Bags 18 Bags
4 ft x 8 ft Bed 11 Bags 22 Bags 36 Bags

How to apply:

Some tips for raised bed growing:


  • Design raised beds no wider than 4 feet with space all the way around for easy access.
  • Avoid walking on the soil to prevent compaction.
  • Mulch after planting to control weeds and keep soil moist.
  • Consider a soaker hose for watering. This waters the soil and avoids wetting the leaves of your
  • Plant a cover crop such as annual ryegrass in the fall. This can prevent erosion and add nutrients.  Simply work the cover crop into the soil the following spring prior to planting.

In 1.5 Cubic Foot Bags


This product contains 60-70% processed forest products, sphagnum peat moss, perlite, humus, limestone to adjust pH, earthworm castings, alfalfa meal, kelp meal, feather meal, & yucca extract.

Active Ingredients:

Ectomycorrhizal Fungi:  A total of 122.8 propagules / cc (3.4 million propagules per cubic foot) of the following 3 species:

Pisiolithus tinctorius                         105.66

Rhizopogon luteolus                         8.57

Rhizopogon roseolus                        8.57

Endomycorrhizal Fungi:  A total of 0.072 propagules  / cc (2,040  propagules per cubic foot) of the following 4 species

Rhizophagus irregularis                   0.018

Septoglomus deserticola                 0.018

Claroideoglomus etunicatum           0.018

Funneliformis mosseae                   0.018



Bio-tone Starter Plus

The Ultimate Starter Fertilizer

    Helps establish stronger roots, bigger plants and more abundant blooms.

  • In 4, 8, 18, & 25 lb. bags and 5 oz. packets.
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