Manure Fertilizer
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Vegetable planters

Zone 93446 | Edie Anderson added on May 12, 2018 | Answered

I planted a deep planter with good soil and steer manure. Nothing seems to be gowing very well or at all. Any suggestions?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on May 12, 2018

Did you compost this manure first? Sometimes adding fresh manure over a certain amount will burn the plants. I would add dolomitic lime to help cancel out a little of the effect from the high amounts of nitrogen. I would be careful, and only add well composted manure to your soil. If you want to avoid the composting process, then rabbit manure can be used directly into the soil.

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