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I have just spread some bags of 6X, as per instructions, on the garden.  It is not a large garden and the smell is quite potent!  I was wondering how long the smell would be noticeable for.

fidgetbones

Water it in and the smell should disappear quite quickly. If not just tickle it into the soil a bit so it's covered up.

artjak

What is 6x?

artjak

Nut, do you use it on beds, or just on lawns?

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nutcutlet

Anywhere artjak. I used to sprinkle it around like bone meal or similar products.

hollie hock

I thought it was something that you put in cars

artjak

HollieH, I thought it was an Australian lager

nutcutlet

Maybe it's what Australian lager is made from.

hollie hock

That thought did cross my mind also, I think I'm might be confusing it with 4 stroke

Salino

..a blast from the past for me, I haven't used this since the 1980's... very rich and you don't need to use so much... the smell didn't last long, if I recall...

nutcutlet

4 stroke, lager, 6x. Not much to choose between them 

nutcutlet

it's not lager it's bitter and a very nice one. Not like manure at all. Might be a Wadworth Brewery pint, 

fidgetbones

6X is 6 times concentrated Farm Yard Manure.  Instead of putting it on thick, you only have to sprinkle it around. It does pong though. Often a very strong smell of ammonia when you open the sack.

nutcutlet

When I used to use it our neighbour's dog would come over for a snack. Loved it.

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artjak

I use organic chicken manure pellets; the smell is really yuk.

Welshonion

It'll put hairs on your chest!

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