Top soil where and how much to buy

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urban gardener asked 12 years ago

Where can I buy top soil for delivery in Dublin.How much do I need for a raised bed 6 feet by 3 feet?Will i need to add compost before I grow vegetables in it?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
There is a misconception that it is necessary to have a raised bed for vegetable-growing. There are minor advantages and some disadvantages to a raised bed. If you have soil in the garden, start with that, removing all weeds first and digging over the area.

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If you need topsoil, there are usually local suppliers, as it costs too much to transport far.