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18/04/2012 at 14:46

Is sheep manure as good as cow or horse manure?  I ask because I can get an abundance of it.  Also instead of using old crocks for potting can I place sheep fleece in the bottom of pots?  I am digging up a huge plot ready to build up a beautiful garden (I wish)!!!

18/04/2012 at 15:27

Sheep manure's usually stronger than cow or horse. Bear that it in mind and it's perfectly good. If the sheep has grazed, there can be more weed seeds, I've found.

I was reading something somewhere - or maybe I even heard it on the radio - to the effect that you don't need crocks with modern potting mixes. I use them anyway. I'd prefer them to fleece only because I think they would drain better.

18/04/2012 at 15:32

Is sheep manure as good as cow or horse manure?  I ask because I can get an abundance of it.

Sheep manure is top stuff. Higher in potash than cow or horse and makes v.good liquid fertiliser too.

18/04/2012 at 15:54

Many thanks for the info.  I'm a novice gardener and I get a little confused about how to achieve the soil Monty gets in his garden.

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