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Planting Vegetable Garden


Anonymous added on June 10, 2016 | Answered

Is it safe to plant a vegetable garden where previous owner kept a pet pig? Previous owner kept a pet pig in the backyard over a year ago. Wondering if it safe to plant a vegetable garden in the area.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 10, 2016

If the pig lived there 1 year ago the manure would have likely composted out by now.
In all likely you will have a wonderful garden location with good soil.
You could have the garden soil tested to see if you need to make any adjustments.

Here are a couple of links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/pig-manure-compost.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/

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