Manures are Organic in nature and as a result are considered
more environmentally friendly.
tend to contain less feeding than fertilizers but they have
the advantage of also being a good source of Humus.
form Manure contains bacteria that can generate a lot of heat
and raise the temperature of the soil thus stimulating root
growth even if the air temperature is still cold.
used to be available direct from farms but nowadays farms
tend keep their Manure for their own use as it is now considered
environmentally desirable to
recycle animal waste .
There are four main types:
says this is Manure from farmyard animals mainly cattle.
an excellent source of Humus.
dehydrated and in bags in Garden Centres.
as it says Manure formed from Hen droppings. Tends to be very
in Bags in raw form or dehydrated in pellet form.
to get nowadays in sealed bags.
excellent source of humus.
usually, of partially decomposed Peat and is an excellent
form of Humus.