The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Manure in the Home Garden

Author: 
Walworth, James
Publication Date: 
January 2013
Publication Number: 
AZ1590
Pages: 
2 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
Animal manures are an excellent source of nitrogen and phosphorus, and can be used to replace manufactured fertilizers in organic agricultural production. Manure has been used to supply plant nutrients and organic matter to the soil and as a method of animal waste disposal for centuries. This publication describes manure application practices.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Soil, Water & Enviromental Science
Relation: 
Keyword: 
animal manure
fertilizer
nutrients
garden
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Gardening/Horticulture