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Is it best to rotovate poor, heavy clay soil then lay well rotted horse manure on top and leave for a while so that rain soaked nutrients soak down in to the soil or mix it in with the soil when rotovating?



I would mix it in when rotavating. I would also add in bark chippings and any compost, veg leftovers etc to loosen the soil and keep it fed with humus.

16 May, 2014


Thank you both for your comments. I decided to rotavate as the soil was very compacted. I then added some well rotted manure along with some fine gravel and then rotavated again. Hopefully that will bring the worms!

21 May, 2014

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