4 Tips to Get Ready for Spring We're counting down the days until Spring, when the sun rises a little earlier and the evenings are a little warmer, and we can finally get back in the garden. March is a perfect time to get ready for the great gardening season ahead; the time to bring the garden out of hibernation. So, while we're waiting for mother nature to change the seasons, here are a few tips...Read More
Xeriscaping: Modern Gardening in the Sea to Sky
This article was originally featured as sponsored content on Squamish.com There’s a quiet gardening revolution going on that’s bucking the trend of water-hungry, luscious front lawns and quite literally ‘rocking’ the gardening world. Xeriscaping 101 “Xeriscaping is about using native and naturalised plants to deal with drought-tolerant places so that you’re getting the most out...Read More
Coast Aggregates Holiday Hours
The holiday season is upon us and our hours will be a little different so our team can take some time off to celebrate with loved ones. Weather may also affect our hours over the winter, please call us at 604-898-5015 to check if we're snowed in! Happy Holidays from everyone at Coast Aggregates!Read More
We’ve Been Nominated!
Coast Aggregates is excited to announce that we've been nominated for a Squamish Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award in the Service Excellence - Large Business Category. The Annual Business Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of business people and business organizations in our community. Each of the nominees and recipients are leaders in our local business community...Read More
4 Things to Consider Before Starting your Vegetable Garden
Vegetable gardens are something we will all eventually dabble with, but like our critically timed morning routines, it takes time to actually master. I’m sure we can all relate to trying to grow things as children (a cherry tree from a pit comes to mind) only to be disappointed with the results. As an adult it is easier, but it certainly takes patience, planning and hard work; things we weren’t wi...Read More
FAQ: Your Questions, Answered
Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just acquiring your green thumb, everyone has questions; we get asked them every day! Truth be told, when you stop asking questions you stop learning. At Coast Aggregates we are here to help you as much as we can, which is why we have our onsite garden experts to assist you when you come to our landscape depot location in Squamish. Whether you’re just curio...Read More
Squamish Chief Feature: Squamish’s 11,500 year old gravel deposit essential to local construction industry
Photo: David Buzzard We invited Jennifer Thuncher from the Squamish Chief to take a tour of our Centennial Way gravel quarry and learn a bit more about our operations. Coast Aggregates has been mining here since 1992, but the gravel deposit is at least 11,500 years old! Read the complete article at www.squamishchief.com.Read More
Did you know Coast Aggregates has been Crushin’ It since 1992?
That's right, we're turning 25 this year! In fact, we're having a party on Friday to celebrate. Join us March 31st from 11am-2pm for a BBQ and cake, plus we'll probably have a few flash sales and giveaways too! We want to say thank you to all the people and businesses who have been a part of our success - we really couldn't have done it without you!Read More
The Dirt Episode 3 – What is Soil Amender?
Welcome to episode 3 of The Dirt with Coast Aggregates. Today we’re uncovering the secrets to a healthy garden. Hugo will show you how to add nutrients to your garden and get it ready for the upcoming gardening season. Hint: it’s all about the soil! Let’s get Dirty! _________________________________________________________________ For more garden and landscaping tips, tutorials, and more...Read More
The Dirt Episode 2 – How to Build Your Own Indoor Planter Box
Welcome to episode 2 of The Dirt with Coast Aggregates. Today we're showing you exactly how to build your own indoor garden planter box. As the winter weather continues here in Squamish, it’s a great opportunity to get your garden started inside. In the video, Hugo walks you through building a 3' x 1.5' cedar planter box which you can use to start plants to move to your outdoor garden, or c...Read More