[permaculture] Tending the Wild, Wood Ash

Marshall Chrostowski mcfarm at silcom.com
Tue Dec 19 12:12:49 EST 2006

I share Allan's opinion and experience with flame weeders. These tools 
are designed to control newly emerging weeds, particularly annuals, and 
not established ones. I've used them off and on for more than two 
decades in my landscaping business as well as in my organic farming. 
When I worked as an certification inspector of organic farming 
operations, flamers were coming into use as an alternative to tillage as 
farmers sought to ally "organic" with conventional low-tillage agronomic 

Marshall Chrostowski
Santa Barbara, CA

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