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Free compost near Chicago area?

Post  monmon on 8/10/2010, 9:02 pm

I live in NJ where there are plenty of free compost and mulch places and its made my gardening way cheaper.

My parents live in Chicago area and I was wondering whether there are any places that offer free compost/soil.

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Re: Free compost near Chicago area?

Post  camprn on 8/11/2010, 7:47 am

I found numerous references about free compost in Chicago area by using Google. I also found this, "there is free horse manure at the Chicago Police horse stable in the Southshore Cultural Center on South Shore Drive & 75th street"
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Re: Free compost near Chicago area?

Post  Windsor.Parker on 1/9/2012, 7:41 pm

@camprn wrote:I found numerous references about free compost in Chicago area by using Google. I also found this, "there is free horse manure at the Chicago Police horse stable in the Southshore Cultural Center on South Shore Drive & 75th street"
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71st St NOT 75th St
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Re: Free compost near Chicago area?

Post  Guest on 1/9/2012, 10:20 pm

Might call first. Those posts are from 2006.


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I don't know of free compost in Chicago, but there is free horse manure at the Chicago Police horse stable in the Southshore Cultural Center on South Shore Drive & 75th street. "
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