Using Composted Alpaca Manure In The Garden

By Nikki Tilley (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) Although lower in organic matter than other traditional manures, alpaca manure has a lot of value in the garden. In fact, many gardeners find this type of manure to be an excellent source of nutrients for optimal soil and plant health. Let’s look at, “How do I use alpaca manure as fertilizer” and if alpaca manure is a good fertilizer. Is Alpaca Manure Good Fertilizer? Using alpaca manure as fertilizer is beneficial. Even with its lower organic content, alpaca manure is considered a rich soil conditioner. Alpaca fertilizer improves the soil quality and its ability to retain water. It is also good for plants, providing a fair amount of nitrogen and potassium and about average levels of phosphorus. Since alpaca manure is mostly found in pellet form and doesn’t have the same components as other livestock feeders, like cows and horses, it … Continue reading Using Composted Alpaca Manure In The Garden