Vegetable Gardening

Horse Manure


Anonymous added on April 2, 2017 | Answered

Can you plant vegetable directly into aged horse manuure. I say no and my husband says yes.


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 2, 2017

Properly composted, horse manure is an excellent source of fertilizer or amendment to the soil.

The composted manure alone is likely to rich in nitrogen for a vegetable garden. You may have lots of green leaves, but no vegetables.

You need a good balance in the soil.

Here are some articles for you with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/horse-manure-compost.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/the-benefits-of-manure-in-your-garden.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/vegetable-garden-soil.htm

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