wood ash

Can I use wood ash directly onto the garden, or must I compost it first?


  • archiepemarchiepem Posts: 1,156

    i put it in the compost . my dad and his . used to put it in the  with the seed potatoes come easter . good for the skins  lad image

  • Wood ash is a great source of potash which aids flowering a d fruit production. the spuds love a bit of it.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,257

    I sprinkle it around the fruit trees.

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
  • thanks. will it affect my alkaline soil?  I don't want to cause problems.

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