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Old 05-21-2009, 02:03 PM
 
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Does anyone know where in Philadelphia I can get FREE potting soil or top soil, and mulch? I want to start a garden in my backyard and I know some time ago there were places where u could actually go and get free potting soil, top soil, mulch, etc. But I don't know where I could find one today. Can anyone help?
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Old 06-03-2009, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Winter Garden, FL
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The sewage treatment plant on State Rd in NE Philly has free mulch from time to time...not recommended for vegetables because it is made from a mix of sewage debris and household waste (from the pipes)
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Old 06-03-2009, 02:54 PM
 
Location: DC
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Try CraigsList under "free". I've seen people around here offer free dirt or soil to whoever picks it up first.
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