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Buckets and buckets of horse manure

animated 5 gallon bucket method of moving compost
The
5 gallon bucket method continues to be an efficient solution for moving large quantities of horse manure from the neighbor's field to our compost pile.

This latest trip yielded almost 150 gallons of organic matter, which we traded a dozen eggs and one of our valuable butternut squashes for.



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That was quite a sacrafice giving up a butternut sqauash!
Comment by Sheila Wed Sep 15 23:11:14 2010
Wish I could get the cow/horse manure from the field across the street for the price of some eggs and squash!
Comment by Shannon Wed Sep 15 23:46:40 2010

Sheila --- I was shocked that Mark suggested it. :-)

Shannon --- That horse manure is twice as good as the chicken compost we get, in my opinion. So much good organic matter!

Comment by anna Thu Sep 16 08:01:30 2010

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime