Loam is a classification of soil based on its texture. Pictured to the left is a pile of screened loam. It is hard to see the texture of the material, but it is a friable sandy loam with a high organic content. It is excellent for your landscaping needs such as top dressing for turfgrass establishment and for improving the planting soil for your tree plantings.
Our screened loam has rocks removed that are larger than 5/8" minus and has passed through a harp-type screen to help fluff up the soil and prevent any naturally-occurring clumps. This makes it easier to rake out and spread. For a better description of the component classification of loam, please go to the page on soil types.
This page is here for users that are looking for loam and we consider loam to be synonomous to topsoil. both being a well balanced soil that is excellent for growing plants. This definition of loam as being a rich, friable soil containing a relatively equal mixture of sand and silt and a somewhat smaller proportion of clay. This is the definition of what we sell as screened topsoil. It is a rich, friable soil containing a relatively equal mixture of sand and silt and a somewhat smaller proportion of clay and has been screened to remove any unsuitable rocks from the topsiol.
We invite you to come to the yard and see the stockpile of screened loam that we produce to confirm that it will meet your needs.For any questions please contact us or Call The Dirt Guy at 860-303-0500 for screened loam delivery options.