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Safety in using manure in Gardens

Posted by Ellen Phillips -

Spring application of fresh manure is not recommended for vegetable gardens. Compost the manure and then use it as a soil amendment this fall.

For more information check out: Using Manure and Compost as Nutrient Sources for Fruit and Vegetable Crops, Carl J. Rosen and Peter M. Bierman, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
University of Minnesota

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