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soil advice

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by MrsG, 26 Jun 2007.

  1. MrsG

    MrsG

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    Hi,

    We have just removed a large section of decking so we can plant a nice garden but on removal of decking we have found lots of building rubble which we have removed (mostly) the soil looks devoid of life and I would like to know if it would be beneficial to put some organic matter into it to give my new plants a good start and if so what would be best (we do live near a diary farm and I believe they do keep horses!).
    Any advice would be great.
    Thanks
     
  2. Thermo

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    plenty of organic matter mixed in. it wont be devoid of life, but it will certainly improve it.
     
  3. trazor

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    Horse manure is fine, but it needs to be composted for at least 6 months, or you will end up with a very weedy garden.

    Use liquid feed until your compost is ready.

    Cow manure is also fine........
     
  4. breezer

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    i always thought cow manure was sort of round and flat, not fine
     
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