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horse manure

Can I use horse manure fresh from the barn or should it be treated first. I am planting in earth box's and a plastic tub.I am new at this but I have some beautiful plants going

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No cannot be used fresh!! It can burn or even kill your plants, especially when in a small space like a container (hard to get it in small enough concentration).

It needs to be composted. It is a great addition to your compost pile. Otherwise just let it sit somewhere until next year.

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