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From the ground up, Michigan Peat Company is dedicated to quality
Over the past 50 years, Michigan Peat has earned a reputation for providing products that surpass the standards of discriminating professional growers and home gardeners. That's because we precisely formulate and blend our mixes using only high-quality ingredients to put "nature and science in balance". You can count on our consistent quality in every Michigan Peat product you use. It's the Michigan Peat difference.

As a long-time supplier to gardening hobbyists and professional growers, Michigan Peat understands the importance of responsible use of our resources. We are proud of the sound environmental stewardship that we have practiced for decades at all our locations. The respect for the land, water and air that began with our founders so long ago remains at the center of our culture and heritage today.

Address:     PO Box 980129 Houston, TX 77098-0129
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Our Company is Growing.
BACCTO. Five decades of quality products and responsive service.

With more than 50 years experience serving the professional grower, there’s no doubt Michigan Peat Company is firmly rooted in quality peat products and in responsive customer support.  In fact, a commitment to meeting your needs has always been, and will always be, a part of the BACCTO brand.

That fact has never been any more apparent than it is today.  We’ve added a state-of-the-art packaging and processing facility, and developed additional sphagnum bogs.  All of these improvements are based on the objective of providing you with quality, consistent mixes that best meets your needs.  It’s why you will always be able to count on BACCTO for a better variety of planting mix.

BACCTO® Lightweight Mix Available in Three Sizes

Houston, Texas – Introducing BACCTO Professional Grower’s Mix, an all-purpose lightweight, ready-to-use growing media.  This wettable formula is available in 2.8 cu. ft. loose-filled bags, 3.8 cu ft. compressed bales, and 70 cu. ft. bulk bags. It features unique, high-quality sphagnum peat moss from the company’s Michigan bogs, carefully screened for consistency, offering a balance of physical properties that provide a stable, high-quality, growing environment for all of your crops.  This product group joins the company’s existing line of pre-moistened BACCTO Professional Planting Mixes.

Michigan Peat is a provider of high-quality peat products for commercial growers and home gardeners.  The company features precisely formulated and blended mixes, focusing on consistency and using only select ingredients.  Michigan Peat supplies a commercial line of Professional Planting Mixes, as well as a retail line that offers BACCTO and Garden Magic.

BACCTO® Potting Soil Improved
With Addition of Fertilizers and New Bag Design

Houston, Texas - Michigan Peat Company, a leading supplier of peat-based growing media, has announced that it has updated its popular BACCTO® Potting Soil.

The new BACCTO Premium Potting Soil now includes a fertilizer package consisting of both starter and slow-release fertilizers, enhancing an already proven formula that includes a blend of sphagnum, peat, perlite, and sand. Available in 8 quart, 25 and 50 pound bags, BACCTO Premium Potting Soil is ready to use right out of the bag as a general-purpose potting soil for indoor and outdoor plantings in containers and beds.

This new BACCTO Premium Potting Soil is further updated via redesigned packaging, which features colorful graphics that add to its marketability to the retail consumer.

New Fertilizer Package and Colorful Bag Design
Highlight Improved BACCTO® Lite™ Potting Soil

Houston, Texas - Michigan Peat Company, a leading supplier of peat-based growing media, has announced an update of its popular BACCTO® Lite™ Potting Soil.

BACCTO Lite Premium Potting Soil, a lightweight blend of pre-moistened sphagnum peat and other quality materials, now includes a fertilizer package consisting of both starter and slow-release fertilizers. This popular gardening product is ready to use right out of the bag. BACCTO Lite Premium Potting Soil can be used for indoor and outdoor potted plants, bulbs, starting seeds, and rooted cuttings.

BACCTO Lite Premium Potting Soil also features an exciting new, eye-catching packaging design, further underscoring the Michigan Peat Company's commitment to the product's retail success. This product is available in a convenient choice of 8 quart, 20 quart, and 40 quart bags.

Professional Mixes

The Michigan Peat BACCTO line of professional planting mixes provides a wide range of mixes to meet most grower needs. We know consistency is the key to success. That's why -- bag after bag -- each mix is carefully processed and subjected to thorough Quality Control to ensure proper balance of physical and chemical properties. All mixes are ready-to-use and highly buffered. In most instances a grower can expect reduced watering time and fertilizer use.

NEW BACCTO Professional Grower's Mix  |  BACCTO Professional Planting Mix  |  BACCTO High Density Professional Planting Mix

BACCTO High Porosity Professional Planting Mix  |  BACCTO Bark 1000 Professional Planting Mix

BACCTO Bark 2000 Professional Planting Mix  |  BACCTO Seedling/Propagating Mix  |  BACCTO Professional Fortified Sphagnum Blend

The BACCTO retail line of soils and peat moss products includes a broad selection of retail products for the home gardener. BACCTO products combine quality materials and the right blend of complementary nutrients when appropriate, to achieve optimum performance. BACCTO products provide a thoroughly tested and consistent formulation in each bag to meet the needs of the home gardener.

BACCTO Professional Planting Mix  |  BACCTO Premium Potting Soil  |  BACCTO Peat  |  BACCTO Top Soil

BACCTO Lite Premium Potting Soil  |  BACCTO Horticultural Sphagnum Peat Moss  |  BACCTO Garden Soil

BACCTO Sphagnum Peat Moss