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i have a small garden and last year grew potatoes in sack with compost and farmyard manure my question is can i reuse the compost this year and renew the farmyard manure or what do members advise



No do not use the same compost for growing potatoes a second year. You risk there being infection in it and there will be no more nutriment in the compost.

13 Feb, 2012


Best to just spread the old compost over the flower bed or the rose bed. You can use it on the veggies, but not anywhere that you are going to be growing potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, or eggplant in the next few years.

14 Feb, 2012

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