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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    As of right now the only manure I have access to is chicken manure. So I took a couple of wheelbarrow loads of chicken manure to the garden, then tilled it in. Once the manure was worked into the soil, I made rows up around the plants. Hopefully, tilling the soil with the manure will not hurt...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Over the years, I've read threads discussing questions and problems with different brands of seed starting mix and potting mixes. But I haven't seen much on mixes made at home or DIY recipes. The pros & cons of such mixes. After much searching for mixes bulk for my future plans, or the lack...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Everybody is excited because the 2014 garden season is just right around the corner. Some sooner, but for me, latter, we are still expecting snow and cold temperatures. Maybe, if the groundhog predicts an early spring, we can expect to get the soil ready for the first plants or slips by the...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    :thumb:Well, I am sore, need to get in shape. I found a local guy who boards 10 horses, they don't use pesticides or herbicides. He can use his tractor to dump aged maure in your truck or trailer for $5 a scoop or you can shovel for free. Needless to say it was a well spent $25 because when you...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    How much do you need for a 50x75 garden? Also, manure how many yards would be needed to till into an area that size?
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    LOL :) I saw this & can't wait for stores to start stocking it!! How neat is that? :D:
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Is anyone stocking up on commerical fertilizer / manure / garden soil for the inevitable? I live in an area where we have very sandy soil ( an island ) and as such tend to buy a combined pallet load every year. Any idea on how to save these products?
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Yesterday I scored about a 1/4 - 1/2 a truck load of horse manure for my garden. Most of the manure is dried, but some still has "chunks" in it. 1/2 of a raised bed was shoveled out, and filled in with the manure. 4 grape tomato plants and some cucumbers were planted directly into the manure...
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