Gardening

Bullcrap
People are running to garden centers now to get what they need for their garden. They no doubt will pick up a bag of steer manure. Can someone tell me why steer manure is better than cow manure or heifer manure?
Also, if it comes from a feedlot and run through a factory that bags it how do they separ…
Better Tomatoes
I had an old timer tell me that when you plant your tomatoes you want to make sure you put manure in the soil, use a consistent watering schedule and plant marigolds around them.  The flowers emit an odor  that bugs don't like and that will keep them off your plants...