Horse Manure as Lawn Fertilizer ??

meden1027March 15, 2013

When horse manure is dried, it can transform itself into small flakes. Can these be used as a lawn fertilizer, if spread judiciously and periodically on the lawn?

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texas_weed(7A)

Horse and cow manure is not a very good fertilizer. However it does make for good compost to add micro nutrients and good microbes. Just make sure it is well rotted.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 2:41PM
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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Horse manure is great once it is fully decomposed. You can tell it is fully decomposed when you can grab a heaping double handful and plunge your nose into it. It should smell like very fresh soil - like a forest floor after a summer rain. If you use it before that you will smell it for weeks.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2013 at 1:32AM
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