The Mature Manure
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Trees and Shrubs

When planting new trees and shrubs in sandy or clay soil, we recommend mixing Black Kow® with
and equal part of soil from the planting hole.
Wait one month to add chemical fertilizer. Keep soil around trees and shrubs moist but do not overwater.

Once the new tree is established, and for established trees, topdress in the spring and fall with one-half
inch of
Black Kow® before adding any additional fertilizer and mulch.

Black Kow® composted cow manure with help hold water and fertilizer in the soil before releasing
them as needed by the plant.
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•First, dig the planting hole two to three times as wide as
the root ball. Dig the hole six inches deeper than the root
ball.

•Mix half of the soil from the planting hole with an equal
amount of Black Kow®. Save the remaining soil to use as a
berm around the hole.

•Put six inches of the improved soil in the bottom of the
planting hole and pack down. Continue adding soil until the
top of the plant's root ball is even with the surrounding
ground.

•Fill the hole with the remaining improved soil while adding
water to eliminate any air pockets. Then build a berm
around the planting hole with the remaining native soil. This
will hold water around the base of the plant until it can soak
in.

•Add mulch, sit back and enjoy