Horse manure source! Yippee!

pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)July 4, 2007

I found a horse manure source that is only about 9 miles from my house. How cool is that! I normally drove 50 miles round trip to haul it from a far suburb.

The manure is mixed with rough saw dust/fine woodchips & straw. Great for mulch. The pile is huge. There won't be any issue of weed seeds; I'll just go around to the back of the pile to get only the aged part.

Lindalana, did you know about this stable? I bet you live very close to it. It's at the corner of Golf & Central just off the Eden. :-)

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stage_rat(5--Indiana Riviera)

Yay! I just found out about manure closer to my house, too. It may be pretty fresh, (I haven't gone yet) but the stuff I picked up this spring wasn't as well-aged as what I'd gotten last year, anyway. I guess I should go get some soon, so I can age it for next year. I kind of need some right now, too!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2007 at 1:45AM
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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

It always tickles me pink when I find a manure source. :-) I am glad my husband decided to keep the van. It's on the brink, but our new car will not be as nice to haul manure as the van. lol

    Bookmark   July 7, 2007 at 12:41PM
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limequilla

Yay! That's always great, Pitam! I have a source within 5 miles of my house. The pile is as big as 2 Greyhound buses parked end to end, and it is AGED to the point of looking as much like bark mulch as it does manure. Love it!!!

Lime

    Bookmark   July 8, 2007 at 4:19AM
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