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 Interbay Mulch
There has been much posted on the forums about a soil building method known as Interbay Mulch. It is a method developed by a site coordinator at the Interbay P-Patch in Seattle and has recently been featured in an article in Organic Gardening. The P-
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 A Brief Intro to Composting
Types of Composting The first question many beginners ask is 'What is the best bin?' The first question should be, 'What do you want to do?' Look at what materials you want to get rid of or have access to, and how much compost you want or need
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 Salmonella risk from fresh chicken manure?
       • Posted by: paulns NS zone 6a on Thu, Jun 26, 08 at 17:04
              • 34 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Dec 29, 12 at 12:30
A couple of weeks ago, impatient for the lettuce transplants to grow fast this year in our sandy soil, I decided to try an experiment. I put down a thin line of more or less fresh chicken poop/wood shavings bedding about six inches away, and very
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 chicken manure from commercial farm
       • Posted by: henshaw21 7 on Fri, Jan 27, 12 at 11:01
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Feb 10, 12 at 12:39
Hi. I have access to chicken manure from a local farmer who raises chickens commercially (ie a large chicken house, thousands of chickens in a single house; not to be confused with a farmer who has a few chickens in a coup simply to get eggs). My
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 Composting Chicken Manure?
       • Posted by: jungleexplorer 7 on Mon, Dec 24, 12 at 14:06
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Dec 28, 12 at 23:13
I have a large chicken flock and as a result I get a lot of chicken manure. I know that chicken manure is really hot and must be composted before use. I was wondering what would be the best way to compost chicken manure, how long it takes to com
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 chicken manure compost
       • Posted by: andy32844 none on Tue, Jun 11, 13 at 12:03
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jun 16, 13 at 6:58
When I clean out my chicken coop can I directly take that and put in between my corn rows or do I need to compost it. Its a mixture of manure and straw. Follow-Up Postings: RE: chicken manure compost Return to the Soil Forum
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 Chicken Bedding
       • Posted by: Andredep none on Tue, Jun 12, 12 at 0:30
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jun 19, 12 at 10:12
I have a lot of hot chicken bedding and am wondering if there are any ways to speed up the time it takes to compost it. I would like to use it this summer in my gardens. Thanks Follow-Up Postings: RE: Chicken Bedding Posted by:
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 Planting veggies around a pile of chicken bedding: E.coli concern
       • Posted by: nick_b79 4/5 Southeast MN on Tue, Jun 5, 12 at 16:29
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jun 12, 12 at 14:52
Hello, I have a question regarding some compost I'm making. Last year we butchered our flock of chickens (they were getting old and egg production had fallen way off). Last fall, I emptied the coop of all it's straw bedding into the fenced-in
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 Where to buy Chicken or Pig Manure?
       • Posted by: kgkg NY on Mon, Mar 31, 14 at 14:03
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 7, 14 at 11:10
Hi all, I recently move to my new house. The garden's soil is barren. Where can I buy some organic chicken or pig manure to improve the nutrition in the soil? I am located in long island. I went to several nursery, but they only have cow manure. C
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 Ageing Chicken Poop without a compost heap?
       • Posted by: Martin_B12 none on Tue, Aug 13, 13 at 7:46
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Aug 16, 13 at 6:42
Hi all, I have chickens but don't have a compost heap or any place I could put one in my and was wondering if it's workable to age chicken poop in plastic container with a lid before eventually using it on the garden. Obviously with no contact
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 chicken manure
       • Posted by: newtoremodeling 6b on Tue, May 14, 13 at 13:39
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, May 15, 13 at 13:51
We have 6 chickens and are a bit clueless about composting their manure. The droppings are mixed with whole leaves and have been sitting in a trash can for about 6 months. There are some holes in the can but I am afraid not enough air/ water gets
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 My garden is dying!
       • Posted by: terriemac ca on Thu, May 10, 12 at 17:12
              • 74 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jun 16, 12 at 22:15
Ive been composting as long as Ive been gardening. We put in raised beds 3 years ago and the garden has gone from lush and productive to scrawny and weak. Its only 80 degrees outside but I have to use shade cloth because everything wilts
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 building a large composting area from scratch
       • Posted by: emepro 7 on Sun, Jan 20, 13 at 14:04
              • 16 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Feb 2, 13 at 9:55
Hi all, I have read some of the details on composting, such as green vs brown. But, I am still unsure how to start. We got chickens this summer, shortly after we moved into a new place. We have one acre with grass and trees. We are going
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 Too much chicken manure-Now what?
       • Posted by: foodeefish z8SC on Mon, Apr 15, 13 at 21:36
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Apr 17, 13 at 13:14
I have a 3 compost bin setup and the first one is filled with some leaves and Horse stall shavings/manure. The 2nd one is full of just Chicken Manure and the 3rd is 1/2 full of just chicken Manure. Each bin is 5x5x5- big bins. I have access t
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 Using Chicken Feed In Compost
Hi everyone, I'm just starting a compost pile and misread
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 Human Manure....your thoughts
       • Posted by: greenthumbzdude on Tue, Feb 12, 13 at 14:31
              • 49 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Mar 1, 13 at 18:09
I have seen a couple of videos on Youtube and read some articles on organic and permaculture forums on the human manure subject. Apparently its safe if placed in the center of the compost pile mixed in with lots of sawdust and leaves. I would like
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 chicken manure drying,fastest way
Someone gave me a kitty litter bucket of
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 Garden Soil Testing Frequency.......
       • Posted by: cugal 5b-6a NE Ks on Thu, Jan 2, 14 at 19:41
              • 29 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jan 10, 14 at 15:32
My 1200 sq ft, (30+ years old) vegetable garden receives plenty of pine shaving/chicken manure compost plus I have a separate compost bin for additional OM .......... That said......... How often should I have my garden soil tested? I see nu
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 right mixture?
       • Posted by: sawyerkirk southern indiana on Tue, Jun 25, 13 at 7:24
              • 28 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jul 4, 13 at 2:34
I have at my disposal coffee grounds (2 gallons a day) chicken litter (a bunch) cow manure ( a bunch) chopped up straw (a bunch) hardwood ash (seasonal) and grass clippings. what would be the best mixture to use of those? right now I just put a bu
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 Compost Preference
       • Posted by: Handsome54 6a on Tue, Nov 6, 12 at 17:34
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Nov 11, 12 at 15:19
Have chickens so I have access to an ample supply of manure/pine shavings compost, but I'm wondering if composted cow manure would be a better choice for my vegetable garden & raised beds. Follow-Up Postings: RE: Compost Preference
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