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cheapest screened topsoil bulk bags

Hi
Plan to fill our raised veg planters.May need at least 2-3 bulk bags to fill it
To keep the costs down-who delivers cheapest screened topsoil ideally blended with compost

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  • Davesnave
    Davesnave Posts: 34,741 Forumite
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    Someone local.
  • Ganga
    Ganga Posts: 4,152 Forumite
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     Also do not think cheapest = best , check their rating for quality before you spend your hard earned cash
    ITS NOT EASY TO GET EVERYTHING WRONG ,I HAVE TO WORK HARD TO DO IT!
  • twopenny
    twopenny Posts: 5,520 Forumite
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    While cheap may do for somethings good topsoil is worth investing in.
    You can get cheap from a builders merchant but you stand the risk of perenial weeds that will be eternal work.
    From a good plant nursery a bit more but it will be the good stuff.
    Though a lifetime elderly gardener used the recycled compost from the Recycling depot. I've not had much trust in it with no proof but I know what I've slung in those skips. He was growing magnificent veg from it. Not the cheapest nor the most expensive.

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  • 25_Years_On
    25_Years_On Posts: 3,029 Forumite
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    I use a local aggregates delivery firm, who also do top soil and soil/compost mixtures, for my clients. Loose tipping tends to be cheaper than bulk bags. I put down a large cheap tarpaulin for it to be tipped onto. Some bulk bag deliverers are quite particular about how and where they will deliver.
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