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Name: david sevitt
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davidsevit
Feb 25, 2016 2:10 PM CST
can i water my flower bulbs with compost liquid?
Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Feb 25, 2016 5:38 PM CST
As long as it isn't stinky compost liquid, David. What I mean is, if you have your compost working nicely, and have made a "tea" of sorts by brewing some finished compost in a watering can, that will be fine for watering anything. Healthy compost that has broken down aerobically is dark and crumbly and smells just "earthy". Garden gold.

IF it's bad smelling stuff oozing from the bottom of your compost, that might be the sign that your compost is in an anaerobic decomp state again and the liquid would have toxic stuff in it that might not be good for plants.
Elaine

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Name: david sevitt
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davidsevit
Feb 25, 2016 10:18 PM CST
thank you.i am in the good smell stage.
Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Feb 25, 2016 10:35 PM CST
Hurray!
Elaine

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