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soil for raised beds

Posted by mr2010 chandler az (My Page) on
Fri, May 7, 10 at 15:49

I am adding some additional raised beds for my vegetable garden. thus far, I've just used mircale grows organic choice garden soil.

my ? is , should I be mixing in native dirt in my garens. The are my garden is in has lots of landscaping granite compressed into the ground from previous contsruction. My second ? is if i should be adding native dirt, where is a place I can get clean fill dirt in the east valley(chandler)????

thanks


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RE: soil for raised beds

Hello mr2010,

Try:
Gro Well Western Organics
2807 S 27th Ave Phoenix,AZ 85009
(602) 269-5784

Just make sure it is screened very well.

They deliver too. :)


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RE: soil for raised beds

Take yourself over to Singh Farms in south Scottsdale on a Saturday morning [8am to 2pm] for some of the best compost in town. $50 for a front loader scoop so you will need a pickup truck or a trailer. I screened both loads I purchased and use the bigger pieces as top dressing/mulch.

Turn north at the first driveway east of 101.

Here is a link that might be useful: Az Republic Article on Sing Farms


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