Category: Polar Sam
Composting is a great way to turn organic waste into nutrient-rich soil. One common material used for composting is cow manure. Cow manure is a rich source of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, making it an ideal ingredient for compost. In this article, we’ll discuss the steps involved in making cow manure compost.
Step 1: Collecting the cow manure The first step in making cow manure compost is to collect the cow manure. You can collect it from a local farm or buy it from a garden center. Make sure that the cow manure is well-aged and has been stored for at least six months. Fresh cow manure is too strong and can burn plants, so it’s important to let it age before using it in compost.
Step 2: Preparing the compost pile The next step is to prepare the compost pile. You can use a compost turner or create a compost pile on the ground. If you’re using a compost turner, make sure it’s at least 3 feet wide, 3 feet deep, and 3 feet tall. This will ensure that there’s enough space for the cow manure to decompose properly.
Step 3: Adding the cow manure Once the compost pile is ready, it’s time to add the cow manure. Spread a layer of cow manure on the bottom of the compost pile, making sure it’s evenly distributed. Then add a layer of dry leaves or straw on top of the cow manure. This will help balance the nitrogen-rich cow manure with carbon-rich material.
Step 4: Turning the compost pile After adding the cow manure and dry leaves, it’s time to turn the compost pile. This is an important step as it helps to mix the ingredients and ensure that the compost decomposes evenly. Use a cow dung compost turner to turn the compost pile every few weeks. Make sure to mix the outer layer with the inner layer to speed up the composting process.
Step 5: Watering the compost pile Cow manure compost needs to be kept moist, but not too wet. Water the compost pile regularly to keep it moist. If the compost pile is too wet, it can become anaerobic, which can slow down the decomposition process. Aim for a moisture content of around 50%.
Step 6: Checking the temperature of the compost pile As the cow manure compost decomposes, it will generate heat. Check the temperature of the compost pile regularly using a compost thermometer. The ideal temperature for composting cow manure is between 120 and 150 degrees Fahrenheit. If the temperature is too low, the compost pile may not decompose properly. If the temperature is too high, it can kill the beneficial microorganisms that break down the compost.
Step 7: Harvesting the compost After several weeks or months, the cow manure compost will be ready to use. The compost will be dark brown and crumbly, with a rich earthy smell. Use a garden fork to harvest the compost from the bottom of the pile. Spread the compost over your garden beds or mix it with potting soil to enrich it with nutrients.
In conclusion, making cow manure compost is a simple process that requires a little patience and effort. By following these steps, you can turn cow manure into a nutrient-rich soil amendment that will benefit your plants and the environment.
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By CSB, 20 June 2011
His people sent a polar bear to save their way of life to find itself driving an ice-cream truck around the suburbs, with the aim of reversing global warming, one ice-cream at a time.
Polar Sam Episode #4
The village in the box hit the street.
EPISODE #4 (Previously…… Sun Sam was pushing out a village in a box; he pulled all his ideas aside to concentrate on the task at hand and cheerfully announced them to his small but completely fascinated audience. “This is performance time!”
The equally lively village scene is located in the box container outside the village, full of the entire side of the Polar Sam truck.
“Well,” Sam said, “how do you live? Suburban residents can become………………………………………………………………………………………… “The boys cheered. Doc and Kid Suburbia clapped and grinned, plunged into the passion of Polar Sam.
Blow to the size of the large screen, the details become clearer. “Look! There are sailboats in the lake. ”
Sam’s “remote control” chip.
“There’s another kayak”, “and two swans”, “three ducks!” “Those people are fishing?!” All the water captured the imagination of the boys. The Santa Fe River barely runs, and spring has only one month at most. Or in August’s “monsoon season” rains.
“Where can we get all this water?” Doc Plaza asked suspiciously. “Of course, it’s noticeable, but as Santa Fe gets bigger and bigger, all the water has flowed into the new home, and the river is rather dry.”
“Those’Life machines’are excellent. Imagine that there are several greenhouses in every block. Biological products can decompose anything, even PCBs! “Sam has started now. “So we go into sewer lines, solar pumps into greenhouses, and in a series of high-end translucent glass fibre tanks, water is purified by biomass. Add ultraviolet disinfector and Wallah! Freshwater, higher quality than the original tap water! So the neighbors got fresh fruits and vegetables and fish in the sink, the river was filled all year round, the aquifer was replenished, and the water eventually fed back to Rio Grand without any pollutants, such as medicines! ”
The boys cheered again. The suburban children stared at Polar Sam incredibly. In his ice cream delivery, Uncle Sam’s vest and tail, and his red and white peeled hat, “He looks a little like a clown,” the child said to himself. But seeing the elegance and beauty of his vision in front of him… “This guy is a genius,” he said to himself.
Speaking loudly, Kid Suburbia lashed out, “Can you take it off the Peace Pop stick?”
Sam just laughed at him. “Oh, there’s more!”
Sam continued, “You know how you say it’s so boring, and there’s a group of old ladies living in a 2,400-square-foot house near your home? When the children grow up, their husbands die, or they divorce, but she lives alone, and she wants to stay near her home? Well, imagine these small squares surrounded by Casitas. Your ladies and friends can scale down and stay with their neighbors. She can remain independent and take long walks with friends and shopping. If she needs it, she can get help from the children in the local elementary school. ”
Doc Plaza interposed: “It sounds like a new version of the past, like a big family. I can stand this. ”
The children’s suburban residents laughed. “Yes, then all your girlfriends will be in one place.”
“Hey, don’t knock on it,” Doc retorted. “If I don’t shoot you first, you can live longer than your wife. It’s a great thing to make things easier for people in the middle of the day.”
Kid Suburbia is quiet. “My best friend Harold has been complaining about moving to a smaller place. He wanted to stay in the hood, but he was tired of keeping such a big house. I miss him already. It would be great if our community had one of these high-level Placitas! ”
“Hey brother!” Sam almost shouted. He raised the child’s paw to five. “Welcome to the amazing power of Box in Village!” Four people exchanged senior five. They didn’t know exactly why, but Bells’enthusiasm made them sell it.