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Wood Ash

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Question: 250-5201
Can I use wood ash in my garden? Sherry, Cumberland, RI

Mort's Answer:
You can use it in combination with other organic materials. Potash is an excellent source of potassium. Root vegetables require a replacement of potash. If it becomes unbalanced, your ph of your soil can change to alkaline. When used with manure and bonemeal, you have the perfect organic combination.

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Question: 251-5201
Is wood ash good for the soil? Mark, Norwich, CT

Mort's Answer:
Wood ash will provide potassium to the soil. Potassium is especially good for root vegetables. Most fertilizers contain some (K) potassium. Is the third element in the formulae. Be careful to sprinkle only a handful on top of the soil under the plant. It can burn the roots. Excess potassium can change the soil from slightly acidic to alkaline. Potassium is also beneficial for stems and flower production.

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Question: 1064-5113
Can I use wood ash in my garden? Sherry, Cumberland, RI

Mort's Answer:
You can use it in combination with other organic materials. Potash is an excellent source of potassium. Root vegetables require a replacement of potash. If it becomes unbalanced by adding too much, your ph of your soil can change to alkaline. When used with manure and bonemeal, you have the perfect organic combination.

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