Onions
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Amending Soil

Anonymous added on March 18, 2014 | Answered

Can you mix manure and garden lime together, and then plant your onion bulbs and lettuce immediately?

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Nikki
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Answered on March 18, 2014

The manure needs to be composted or well rotted before being used in the garden, as otherwise it will burn the newly planted plants. You can mix composted manure and lime, but I would only recommend adding lime if you have had a soil test that recommends that the soil pH is off.

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