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Old June 30, 2017   #1
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Default Wish I could get this horse manure near me-South Austin

But it's too far from me, someone is going to be awfully lucky in South Austin.

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You should note that horse manure, beside being quite weak compared to others, it is really, really (like really) full of eager weed seeds. Applying it as is on your garden is not a good idea.
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And another one-Round Rock

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You should note that horse manure, beside being quite weak compared to others, it is really, really (like really) full of eager weed seeds. Applying it as is on your garden is not a good idea.
True, but this is composted down. Isn't that the cure to get rid of the weed seeds?
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True, but this is composted down. Isn't that the cure to get rid of the weed seeds?
hot composting will dramatically reduce seeds yes. Personally when I do get some horse manure I use it to make my compost kick off extra hot!. So there is that too.
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I'm sitting about 2 miles from this one right now.
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I'm sitting about 2 miles from this one right now.
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hot composting will dramatically reduce seeds yes. Personally when I do get some horse manure I use it to make my compost kick off extra hot!. So there is that too.
Good to know Red.
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Too bad truck full and at work.
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Too bad truck full and at work.

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