lawn and plant feed

paul hughes asked 13 years ago
hi gerry. i have a large barrel half full of chicken and turkey manure. i have topped it up with water and i was wondering if i could use the watermanure mix on my lawn and plants.if i can use the mix do you think it would be as good as the feed that you would buy in the garden centre.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Steeping manure in water was the old system for making a liquid feed. The resultant liquid was usually dissolved ten times in water before use on plants

Poultry manure is very high in nitrogen and would certainly provide something of a boost for a lawn.