Manure Fertilizer
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Adding Cow Manure

Anonymous added on June 30, 2011 | Answered

I got cow manure from our local sales barn and put about 2 inches around my exsiting green pepper and tomato plants (on top of the soil). Is this ok?

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Nikki
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Answered on July 1, 2011

Unless it's aged well, you might want to consider composting it first. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/cow-manure-compost.htm

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otej504
Answered on June 30, 2011

Cow manure is so rich and gets very hot. The odds are you will probrably burn your plants up. The best way to use cow manure is before planting mix it in to your soil.

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