Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Gardening Column – The best thing to come out of a Chicken by Paul Andruss

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Welcome to the Gardening Column and in this post Paul Andruss is about the nether regions of a chicken…….

The best thing to come out of a Chicken by Paul Andruss

An egg?

An egg!!!

Why on earth would I with an egg? It’s a gardening column!

I’m talking about chicken shi… poop!

Yep, that’s the word POOP!

For hundreds of years guano was collected from rugged barren islands hosting sea bird colonies, to be used as a garden fertilizer and in the making of explosives. But these days you don’t need to row out during an Atlantic gale, you can buy it pelleted and sanitized in big plastic buckets quite cheeply (sorry, cheaply).

It is entirely natural and contains the three major nutrients plants need:

  • Nitrogen (N) – used for making new leafy green growth
  • Phosphorous (P) – used for making new roots, seeds fruits and flowers
  • Potassium (K)…

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