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Compost. Select a spot near the stable where rains cannot affect it, and as fast as the manure accumulates at the stable, lay it down between stakes driven firmly in the ground so as to enable the laborer to form the compost heap of regular dimensions, about 8 feet wide + 5 feet high. [Lay?] the long manure about 12 or 18 inches thick evenly and regularly. Then place upon this layer of manure leaves, undecayed weeds, and rich earth taken from such spots as cannot be cultivated (ie) from corners of fences