How to use manure and organic matter on your garden and allotment

How to use manure and organic matter on your garden and allotment

Love your soil! Ellen champions investing time in making sure you have great quality soil and using manure is one sure fire way of getting it in tip top condition to grow bumper crops. In this week’s episode of our ‘How To Garden‘ series Ellen lets us know why and how to use it.

Manure provides some plant nutrients and helps growth whilst suppressing weeds!  The key is to plan ahead when using manure and/or organic matter on your allotment or garden.  There are a few watch outs and tips in the video so make sure you tune in to ensure you get the most out of your manure.

Thanks Ellen. We’re learning so much from your instalments of the How To Garden series. We especially like your tips and advice on how to grow organically. You’ve made us realise that it really isn’t difficult to grow organically it just takes planning and a little bit of patience to have chemical free and very tasty produce.

If anyone else has any tips or advice on how to use manure then please pop them in the comments box below or better still download the free GardenTags app and tell our growing community of passionate gardeners.

Follow @EllenMaryGardening on the GardenTags app to see more of her ‘How to’ videos and her beautiful garden and allotment.  Here’s a link to Ellen’s website too


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