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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote John from www.growingyourgreens.com interviews his friend Don Weaver who has been gardening successfully without the use of Animal Manure and other Animal Products for the last 35 years. In this episode you will learn about manure-free organic gardening. After watching this episode you will learn about the two key soil-nutrients you need to add to your organic garden if you want to grow without the use of animal products. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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23 Comments

  • lostnlimbo82 5 years ago

    I never thought using animal poop was cruel…. But I never would have thought about them using it from those poor tortured animals.. lucky my dad is a great farmer that loves his animals and loves having a use fr all his poop!! Thanks for the heads? up!!

  • tothefuckinmax 5 years ago

    stupid hippies!! go get a job!!?

  • GrowVeg 5 years ago

    I’ve been doing animal free gardening for several years and it works? well. Check out the Vegan Organic Network if you’re interested – they have lots of resources about how to improve soil fertility with good composting etc. Love John’s takeaway message of modelling nature as closely as possible.

  • justgivemethetruth 5 years ago

    Cool …. rock dust …. show? me the experimental data that proves it does something, and how many soils really need it. I’m open minded, in fact even bought some, but skeptical …. show me the facts, show me experiments, show me DATA !

  • maluorno 5 years ago

    i wonder if Mr Weaver has ever heard? of David Wolfe! Some of the same tactics here regarding rock dust and seawater!

  • maluorno 5 years ago

    lime is a kind of rock dust! The alkalinity of the limestone can help? neutralize acidic soil too..

  • MrCOLDFIRE808 5 years ago

    Too? bad prime rib doesn’t grow on trees.

  • happybuddyperson 5 years ago

    They’ve been? doing monoculture in Europe for over 1000 years… they must have some terrible soil, unless they amend it.

  • Amber Browning 5 years ago

    ho ho ho? green giant

  • shoopdeedoop 5 years ago

    So microbes and worms are not animals? Sorry Vegan people, but no matter how hard you try, animals will be used to? make food.

  • schoorl200 5 years ago

    There is always human manure.
    If someone does not wanna eat animals, I can? understand but not using the waste products….. beyond my grasp, but too each its own.

  • bryncomeaux 5 years ago

    bone meal is useless aka wa? state extension not organic gardeners

  • bryncomeaux 5 years ago

    your’ ‘holding the coats’ it s an organic goat but the males are slaughtered because they don’t make milk. same with females that? cant make milk anymore, your benefiting from their harm . thats how vegans think. they dont ride horses everybody respects the amish because they are conservative christians if they wer muslims or liberals and did the exact same things they d loos respect. probably something in it for the respecters.

  • bryncomeaux 5 years ago

    they think using honey is exploiting the bees. some bees get killed. do no harm unless your a vegetable or a bacteria. reality is sop many people have been abused so much by so many people ( spanking domestic violence rape1 of 5 women so in coming to terns with it people think well if im violent to ? to animals for ex then whos to say where the line is, at animal;s or people or just certain kind of people is arbitrary. inflicting pain is wrong ending sentience is wrong so don’t do it.

  • Pix Casey 5 years ago

    Is there a? resource or link to where you can buy “Rock Dust”? My Compost pile is invaded by many maggots and bugs… It looks nasty. What can I do to prevent that? I also know a lady that adds lime to her compost, what’s that about?

  • nery colon 5 years ago

    i not a animal manure? lover. i have seen on youyube people that uses urine. i find that so nasty. why just use banana peel etc and a good fertilizer?

  • WishingBones 5 years ago

    i think the point of what he is saying is, that in order to achieve the highest level of healthy plants, we need to mimic the natural order of plants relation with the soil, and in nature the earth is made from plants that are borken down by insects and micro organism, and minerals, but there is no way that mountians of cow poop will find it way? somehow into a random space, a little (very little) yes, but not like today, im not thinkong of veganism, i thinking of natures way of doing this.

  • FrostPlutarc 5 years ago

    I agree with you. Isn’t it impossible? not to use animal? Worms and Insects are animals. Were all part of this earth what so wrong to benefiting from each other?

  • ChrispyBJJ 5 years ago

    Oh? but it’s sooo much better with poooooo!

  • Moe Kuc 5 years ago

    compost your own poo? hahah

  • syncdram2012 5 years ago

    I don’t? know John, my compost pile gets so hot it smokes bad while turning and to the touch its terible hot. Worms would not make it in my pile.

  • MyAussieDay 5 years ago

    It all sounds like? SHIT to me, John.

  • hammerpower100 5 years ago

    whats? silly about veganism haha