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Q.Ratio Of Manure To Top Soil For Planting New Shrubs And Plants.

Zone 94578 | Anonymous added on May 23, 2021 | Answered

We are building raised beds for shrubs and plants and would like to put in manure and top soil. Any advice on ratio of manure to top soil.

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Answered on May 28, 2021

I see 30 to 40 pounds of composted manure for every 100 square feet of soil in several extension publications. Also you can spread 1 to 3 inches on top of the soil and work in about 6 inches. Here are more recommendations:



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