Where do you buy bulk soil/amendments?

jpe118(z6 SE PA)September 3, 2008

I'm looking for bone meal, perilite, green sand, etc...

I live near Philadelphia- anyone shop online?

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I live near Philadelphia too,
Home Depo
most hardware stores
they will be getting their new shipments for fall in any day now.
Check them out.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2008 at 9:58PM
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I purchase Turface at Fisher and son in Malvern.

Hilltop Distributors in Media carries poultry manure, green sand and other products


You could probably have things delivered from Penn State Seed Company

They sell Bio-Comp, a wonderful growing medium made from bark and peanut hulls. They sell Perlite, too.

http://www.pennstateseed.com/index_files/Page528.htm this is a list of some products.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2008 at 8:45AM
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Try Primex in Glenside. They have everything.

    Bookmark   October 4, 2008 at 8:51PM
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katob Z6ish, NE Pa

I never thought to check Penn State Seed, thanks Carol. This past summer I needed more perlite than the tiny bags the box stores (maybe) carry.... I ended up giving up on the project instead of paying for the overpriced little bags. Now I may have to re-activate the project for next year!

Serves me right for never actually going into the PState store. Never judge a book by it's cover!

    Bookmark   October 4, 2008 at 10:03PM
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