Where to buy bulk compost.

Hello.
We are starting a new garden and vegetable patch and would like t create several raised beds this winter. Does anyone know where we ca source affordable bulk mushroom compost (or similar).
We are based in South Lincolnshire, close to Cambs and Norfolk border
-- Keithp
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in the US, you just call a tree service and have a few tons of wood chips delivered to your home for free. The tree service does not pay for landfill, and you do not pay for the compost. But, it takes some time for the chips to decompose. They are also acid and nitrogen-poor, so you need to add some wood ash and some nitrogen-rich fertilizer (I use urea). They sort themselves out (the bigger chips work their way to the top of the bed, where they decay slowly and provide some mulch) and they give you a rich humus.
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Any ranches or private stables in your area? Call them, offer to haul away their manure, obviously you'll have to compost it yourself. Mix it with wood mulch from a tree service (as another poster suggested) and you'll have compost. You'll have a fairly good mix, it will take a season or two for it to reach nitrogen levels that won't burn the plants.
Some municipalities collect yard waste and compost it themselves. Occasionally they sell it to residents at the bulk rate, otherwise they sell it to wholesalers and farms.
-S
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