Ash from wood fires, such as bonfires or wood burning stoves, can be a useful additive to the compost heap, can be applied directly to fallow ground and dug in, or sprinkled around the base of specific plants or shrubs. It can be a natural source of potassium and trace elements. It also has a liming effect, so wood ash can remedy excessively acidic soils. Find out more at http://ift.tt/1jkwov3 We’ve just distributed last season’s ash from our wood burning stove. This year’s it’s gone on cultivated blackberries, boysenberries and Japanese wineberries. We use a galvanised rubbish bin to store the ash from the cooled down fire. It was full to the brim until a few minutes ago! #organicgardening #woodash #boysenberries #japanesewineberries #cultivatedblackberries #gardening #gardeningtips #RHS #NewForest

October 10, 2015 at 12:36PM Ash from wood fires, such as bonfires or wood burning stoves, can be a useful additive to the compost heap, can be applied directly to fallow ground and dug in, or sprinkled around the base of specific plants or shrubs. It can be a natural source of potassium and trace elements. It also has a liming effect, so wood ash can remedy excessively acidic soils. Find out more at http://ift.tt/1jkwov3 We’ve just distributed last season’s ash from our wood burning stove. This year’s it’s gone on cultivated blackberries, boysenberries and Japanese wineberries. We use a galvanised rubbish bin to store the ash from the cooled down fire. It was full to the brim until a few minutes ago! #organicgardening #woodash #boysenberries #japanesewineberries #cultivatedblackberries #gardening #gardeningtips #RHS #NewForest
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