Manure Fertilizer

How Many Bags of Manure

okmbecky added on February 15, 2016 | Answered

My garden is 8' by 20.' How many bags of manure do I use?

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Answered on February 16, 2016

8 to 16 cubic feet of compost per 100 square feet of planting bed.

Compost is generally applied at the rate of 1 to 4 inches of depth worked into the top 6 to 8 " of soil depth.

Most bags of compost are 1 cubic feet.

Manure needs to be properly composted before adding to the garden.

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