[permaculture] Cinder Block = Fly Ash?
april at permaculturevisions.com
Sun Mar 31 19:05:02 EDT 2013
If Cinder Blocks are cheap or free, then it is tempting to use them.
There would be some conditions for reduced toxicity.
1. ok If you live in a very dry area there will be less erosion due to
rain however, if they are used in zone 1 where you might be watering
regularly, then avoid their use.
2. you could consider using them for other projects such as outhouses
that people don't spend time in. (tools shed, foundations for chook house)
3. Cinder blocks could be used a rat and fox-proof floor in pens and
covered with organic matter.
Ash from the stove is a good alkaniser and can be used in paths to keep
the weeds low. mix it with organic material so the dust is less likely
to fly up as people walk along.
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On 1/04/2013 3:00 AM, permaculture-request at lists.ibiblio.org wrote:
> Cinder Block = Fly Ash?
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