Re: [gardeners] Old Sh-t

George Shirley (
Mon, 22 Mar 1999 13:24:36 -0600

"Byron.Bromley" wrote:

> Anyone have any experiences using real old horse manure?
> I have free access to a pile of 19 year old stuff,  It smells
> like peat moss.
> Thought of using it neat as a potting soil.
> Byron

If it's truly that old it's purely organic matter now. Using as potting
soil, soil amendment, etc is feasible. If its been outdoors all this
time there's probably not much left in the way of nutrients left. Color
me green with envy.