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Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 18:08
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

so do you pick up your customers and take them around your and offer them a cup of tea or two then ask them to go and pee on your compost heap,i think it could be a bit messy for the women.

DIDDY!!!! In their compost heaps not mine lol

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 18:05

You can't. Your soil type is your soil type. All you can do is make it more plant friendly.Horse manure would do that because it is full of nutrients and by making the soil more able to take up water...I imagine its very dry and full of roots....This is what plants need to start the nutrient exchange off....won't go into that now....Basically when the ground is not extremely dry or extremely wet more plants can get what they need out of the soil to grow.

They are the same as us. They need air, water and food but not too much or too little of any of them.

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Posted: 12/09/2013 at 17:51

Yes that should be Coys not Coty! Been a long day  

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 17:46
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

I just cannot imagine you standing there with bottle in hand asking customers,can you fill this please.

Pmsl!!!! As if....I just point out that if they are in the garden and feel the need could they pls do it in the compost cos their plants will like it. Most are quite happy to oblige

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 17:43
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

Can i also clarify that i want to know which is best poo! or mizuna for instance?

Neither is better and both are good. Green manures tend to be used on vege gardens because you are....arghhh can't think of the word....intensely!   farming the same piece of ground and expecting a lot from it in one season.Most green manures are good nitrogen fixers which your veges need. They are also active unlike manure. They grow unlike manure, attracting insects to your crop. They cover bare ground until you are ready to plant. Act as a weed suppressant. But you couldn't really use them in your herbacious border...would look a little odd and some are not very attractive.

Manure is good for everywhere but can be too strong for your little seedlings growing in your vege patch. Thats why most people apply Autumn/Winter time so it can breakdown a bit before you start planting. There are also health concerns connected with using fresh manure around veges. You are, afterall, applying the waste products of animals and there is no guarantee that there are no worms or bacteria in it that could infect you!

 When used around perennials and shrubs you should always apply so manure  is not touching the stems leaving a little clear circle round the plants. 

Is that as clear as mud or poo Diddy lol 

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 17:09

No not joking. It really is good for the garden. We quite happily put horse, cow even pet wee on the compost...mixed with poo!!!! why not human? It is the best thing for nitrogen and great compost accelerator

http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/gardening/605742/urine_the_ultimate_organic_fertiliser.html

Weed/Plant ID please

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 17:01

Weed but quite a pretty one til it gets past its best. Its a Euphorbia lathyris. 

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Posted: 12/09/2013 at 16:57

Nut I think I got seeds from you...polemonium, salvia etc? Thankyou 

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Posted: 12/09/2013 at 16:55

You need to decide for her Diddy. She is new to all this and doesn't know what will grow well which is why she gave description of garden.

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Posted: 12/09/2013 at 16:32
Coys wrote (see)

Hi all i'm new to the site and living in Ireland,would anyone have any seeds for my border to get me started and easy to grow and look after. This is my first attempt i got fresh topsoil in for it but haven't done a ph test on it yet. The Garden is south-east facing.

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30833.jpg?width=350

 

 

Hi coty. Just want to bump you up again. I will have a look at mine later and send you anything that I think will grow and easily for you

Can anyone start coty off with some seeds pls 

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