[permaculture] fireplace ash

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lfl at intrex.net
Sun May 21 14:24:57 EDT 2006

Lance Thornton wrote:

> Hi, I have a good bit of fireplace ash from an indoor wood burning 
> fireplace and am wondering if this is a useful resource for fertilizing 
> or composting.  Can anyone advise?

Use it very sparingly over food gardens. You can easily poison your soil if you put too much out
and it takes years to correct this imbalance. A farmer nearby ruined his garden by doing this.

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