Screened Sandy Loam

A general purpose garden soil consisting of sand with a high proportion of organic material that provides an excellent growing medium.

Screened Sandy Loam is a general purpose soil used for garden beds, for laying turf, as top-dress in some cases, and whenever a good quality topsoil is required.

It consists of sand with a high proportion of organic material. It achieves a good balance between optimal drainage and water retention and is an excellent growing medium that can promote root growth. MQG’s Screened Sandy Loam suits residential projects as well as large scale developments including sports fields, golf courses and large parks and gardens.

Available fromNyora Quarry
Bulk Density1.4 – 1.6 t/m³

Particle Size Range (% Retained)

Sieve (mm)MinMax
Washed PSD (AS 1141.11.1)

Typical Uses

  • Laying turf
  • Garden and Park developments
  • Top-dressing
  • Garden beds



The above data is from internal and external testing and represents indicative results only which are not guaranteed. This product is screened through an 7mm piano wire screen, material larger than 7mm may still be present. You must satisfy yourself that the product is suitable for the purpose for which you intend to use it. This product may contain organic material. Metro Quarry Group makes no representations as to suitability, fitness or merchantability. Metro Quarry Group does not guarantee specifications for any parameters e.g. Particle Size Distribution, Hydraulic Conductivity, pH, Clay & Fine Silts or Colour as sand is a natural & variable resource.