Manure rich soil

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Ethel

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Manure rich soil
« on: April 11, 2020, 15:00 »
Hi, following a mis-understanding with my husband, he has dug a bag of manure into beds where I was planning on planting brassicas and roots;(

Not sure if I should try and dig it out, or think of something else that will grow there ok. Other things needing to go in are peas, beans and flowers; it would be best of course to put my squashes there but I have some really rough, scraggy allotment that we have just taken on that I was going to put my squashes in and I would really struggle to get the scraggy part of the garden into shape for roots and brassicas anytime soon. Any ideas?
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Re: Manure rich soil
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2020, 15:11 »
It'll be ok for the brassicas, but the roots won't like it.
BUT, was it 'proper manure' from the farm/stables or what you buy in the garden centre? If it's the g/c stuff then that's not like 'real' manure and the plants won't mind it ;)
Lesley x
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