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How long before you can use humanure in garden?

 
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How long do you have to wait before you can use Humanure in a garden? Is this even a good idea if you plan on eating or selling the veggies? I've heard the best way to use it is in planting a tree or bushes.

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Anyone have any thoughts on this?
 
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Gene Short wrote:How long do you have to wait before you can use Humanure in a garden? Is this even a good idea if you plan on eating or selling the veggies? I've heard the best way to use it is in planting a tree or bushes.

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Gene,

You don't use humanure in a garden. You use it as a feedstock in making compost. You use compost in a garden. The general rule is to build a compost pile for a year, then let it sit, or age, or mature, for another year. If, after that time period, you are uneasy about using the compost in your food garden, use it somewhere else.

I have used compost made from humanure and lots of other things for 43 years, all in my food garden, and raised a healthy family on the food.

https://humanurehandbook.com/store/Humanure_Handbook.html

Joe Jenkins
 
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