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Is the black silt in a beaver pond good fertilizer?

Zone Sudbury Ontario Canada | Anonymous added on July 17, 2019 | Answered

My garden is sandy soil. Can the silt at the bottom of a former beaver pond good to mix with my garden soil. It is fine, black silt.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 17, 2019

The only way to really know what it's nitrogen levels would be, would be to have it tested.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/ingredients/pond-scum-garden-fertilizer.htm

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