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Gardening Expert Explains Differences In Soils | February 12, 2024

TULSA, Okla — “Not all soil is created equal”. So true! Great information this morning from Tulsa County Master Gardeners Oklahoma State University Extension Brian Jervis.

How can you fix bad soil? “Organic matter is our number one. That’s what we say all the time, whether it’s composted leaves, grass clippings, anything like that to get into that soil,” Jervis said. 

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Buy dirt: GP Soils created by former owners of Grogg’s Green Barn | By: Abigail Singrey | Mar 28, 2023

TULSA, Okla — When two relatives were diagnosed with cancer, Carla Grogg became inspired to research organic gardening. She and her husband, Kelly, began growing their own vegetables, then began finding ways to share that passion for organic, chemical-free gardening with others.

As the former owners of Grogg’s Green Barn, the Groggs used to import organic soil from states such as Oregon and California. They soon found, though, that each state has unique growing conditions.

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Tulsans develop organic soils for healthier plants | By: Grace Wood | Aug 20, 2022

TULSA, Okla — Before entering the horticulture business over a decade ago, Carla and Kelly Grogg didn’t consider themselves to be gardening experts of any kind.

“I’m not a horticulturist, and neither is my husband — we don’t have any botany background — but we always really enjoyed being in our yard together,” Carla Grogg said.

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Gardening advice to keep your plants healthy | By: Amanda Slee | Apr 17, 2022

TULSA, Okla — It’s Spring gardening time but before you rush to the store to buy new plants and soil, we spoke to a local soil company owner to provide you with what you need to know about gardening in Oklahoma.

Whether you’re doing perennial gardening, landscaping, or planting an edible garden; now is the time to get your hands dirty and start planting.

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Tulsa Couple Creates Magical Soil With Special Ingredients | By: Abbie de Vera | Apr 14, 2022

TULSA, Okla. — Kelly and Carla Grogg are a couple passionate about gardening. They owned Groggs Green Barn in south Tulsa for about 10 years.

They both have had family members pass from cancer, which has inspired a quest towards nutrition and an awareness of what their bodies were consuming.

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GP Soils loves contributing to the amazing efforts on local farms and community gardens.