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Post  Judy McConnell on 10/20/2014, 7:27 am

Somewhere here I read about a person who added a wheelbarrow load of compost to his/her garlic bed,pre-planting.

Having a 4' x 8' bed of soil (yes,yes) that needs amending for garlic, I have already added leaf mold and want to add rabbit manure to the mix.

Any suggestions about how much rabbit "goodie" I can add?

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Post  walshevak on 10/20/2014, 7:40 am

I don't have rabbit poo, but I do add about two 5 gallon buckets of 5 blend to my garlic 4x4 before planting.

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Post  Judy McConnell on 10/20/2014, 8:03 am

Thank you, Kay

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Post  camprn on 10/20/2014, 9:07 am

Judy, I add to my garlic beds compost by the wheelbarrow, as much as needed to bring the mix level with the top of the box.

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Post  Judy McConnell on 10/20/2014, 10:01 am

camprn - thank you

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Post  brainchasm on 10/20/2014, 12:30 pm

My first season, my MM was one inch below the edge of my box, by design.

Second season, I forgot to amend...

So, in preparation for this winter, I've dumped 3 cubic feet of compost per 4x4 box, which got it back to within an inch of the edge. Smile

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Re: How much Rabbit Poo on/in garlic bed?

Post  Judy McConnell on 12/6/2014, 12:24 pm

Should have hot composted the rabbit poo that I got.  Baby weed plants have sprouted wherever I put a couple of trowelsful of the straight manure.

These weeds all seem to be gill-over-the-ground (creeping jenny?) and will fit right into the rest of my yard - which is full of this plant.

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Post  camprn on 12/6/2014, 4:44 pm

@Judy McConnell wrote:Should have hot composted the rabbit poo that I got.  Baby weed plants have sprouted wherever I put a couple of trowelsful of the straight manure.

These weeds all seem to be gill-over-the-ground (creeping jenny?) and will fit right into the rest of my yard - which is full of this plant.

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=gill%20over%20the%20ground
We call it Creeping Charlie in my neck of the woods. The wild bees and sometimes the honey bees like it.

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Post  walshevak on 12/7/2014, 7:26 pm

At least it's edible.

http://www.thekitchn.com/edible-weeds-ground-ivy-149396

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