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Old May 28, 2013   #1
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Default Anyone have experience with Feather Meal?

I have come across a cheap source of this and am considering using it in my garden.I understand the NPK of this meal is "12-1-1" from my research. I would like to use it mixed into the soil at planting time.

I am used to using aged manure, tilled in when the garden is turned over in the spring, then used as a tea during the growing season. My question is: Will the feather meal burn plants if it comes in contact with them? How much can I use? I understand it does not make a good fertilizer tea, so I will probably use it to side-dress. Thanks!
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This guy uses feather meal. Check out the soil preparation.

http://www.grow-it-organically.com/g...ml#fertilizing
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thank you, that answered some of my questions.
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the 1st ingredient on my bag of happy frog tomato and vegetable fertilizer is feather meal.

i used this last season in my SWCs and had great results
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http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00748776
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