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Yellow small immortelle flowers against dark ground.

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"Can I mix chicken manure in water and spread it around my tomato plants?"

Chicken manure is very good to use:
•    Don’t dilute in water to prevent contamination of fruits that may fall on the ground.
•    Best to incorporate into the ground directly without processing it. Push down and mix it into the soil.
•    If you have access to limestone, mix chicken manure with limestone, it will spread more easily.
•    Spread about 15 cm distance around the plant stalk.
•    If you wrap a net on the plant so the fruits don’t fall on the ground, you can let  chicken roam around and peck at the soil.

Rodale Institute

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