LOADS of Manure

We had two dumptruck loads of horse manure delivered last week. Its somewhat mixed with bedding, and we will be spreading it over our fields, and using it our garden beds. All we had to pay was a bit of money for gas. Thats a heck of a lot better than the $ 8-10 per BAG you might pay at your garden center.

Our property has been neglected for YEARS. I dont know how many, but I would guess at least 10. I have now owned this home for 5.5, but have only lived in it for the last 2 years.

Its amazing what simply mowing regularly does to help pasture health, but no doubt a spreading of the manure will be greatly beneficial!


About lisser

My name is Alyssa. I live with my husband and 2 young boys on our farm in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. I have been in the planning to launch a small scale farm from our acreage for the last 2 years. Much to my excitement 2010 brings the start of my dream to fruition. We are starting small, but will continue to grow as a valuable local food source in our community. We are an unschooling, attachment parenting family, with a love for the outdoors, and a passion for sustainable farming. I am a stay (and now work) at home mom. I enjoy reading, sewing, cooking/baking, canning and photography.
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