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Unformatted text preview: neutralize the acidity of the manure tea. Manure Tea 10 to 15 gallons manure (combine horse, chicken, and cow manure to get a nice balance of nutrients. 5 gallon bucket of chickweed and/or stinging nettles. Water to fill 55 gallon drum. Dump manure(s) in the bottom of the drum. Add chickweed and/or nettles, both of which are rich in trace elements, then fill drum with water. Once a week stir the "tea" and add water to replace any that has evaporated. You'll need a brewing time of at least 3 weeks before using this tea in the potting soil mix. Last modified: 19:11 - Nov 30, 2000 Quicklink: http://overgrow.com/growfaq/443 GrowFAQ 2000-2004 Overgrow faq:443 "Kumquat's deluxe potting soil and manure tea" Compiled by QMP3T...
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