Soil Amendments
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My Friendly Farmer Dumped 4 Inches Of Manure On My Plot How Do I Plant Without Scraping It All Off?

Zone 57359 | becki.stoddard added on March 20, 2020 | Answered

I do not have a tiller other than by hand, not strong enough to shove manure off or mix.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 23, 2020

This can, still, be a blessing in disguise! Just move the manure out from your planting sites, about a foot, and it will allow the seedlings and young plants a chance to develop before getting exposed to the manure.

Here is an article to explain the benefits of manure on soil: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/the-benefits-of-manure-in-your-garden.htm

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