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Using horse manure on raised beds
I have got a load of well rotted horse manure and I want to revitalise my raised beds. What is the best modus operandi at this point of the winter? Do I spread and cover with plastic?
Dubgard, Cork, Co Cork Posted: 24/01/2017
If you dig your beds, your can incorporate the manure.
If you use a no-dig system, the manure must be very finely rotted down, or it will prove too lumpy for seed sowing, though okay for transplanted vegetables.
Covering manure promotes rotting down, controls weeds and conserves nutrients.