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Use of horse manure

Post  gerrykirk on 5/25/2010, 5:54 pm

Hello, I have access to 4 yr old horse manure from a local farmer. Rich, black stuff. Can I use that in my square foot garden and if so, what is the best way to use it (quantity, mix with what)?

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Gerry

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compost it first

Post  SirTravers on 5/25/2010, 6:18 pm

any horse manure, regardless of age, goes into my compost pile for a good heating cycle. Horses just don't digest seeds well and honestly it's best to run any manure from farms through your compost pile just to be safe.

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