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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 5/16/2003 12:56:40 AM EST
cow manure on it and work it in? My neighbor has offered me some cow shit for my little plot of a garden [about 800 sq. ft.] Hes raising beef cattle, if that makes a difference. I was going to avoid spraying weed killer on it, figuring, if I'm gonna grow food it might as well be clean. Anything I should put in? Anything I should avoid? Thanks all you green thumbs.
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 1:41:40 AM EST
Yeah, I'm pretty sure cow poop won't endanger your garden's "organic" status--but there is a caveat when using manure in your garden. If you're not going to compost it, wait until the Fall to place it in the garden--this will allow some natural composting to take place until Spring rolls around. Uncomposted manure will tie up nitrogen in a form unusable by plants while it "cures" (composts).
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 1:45:07 AM EST
Thanks llanero. I'll ask him how old it is and what hes done with it.
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