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Peat ash in the veg plot


 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:54 pm    Post subject: Peat ash in the veg plot Reply with quote

Does anyone have any experience of, or advice about, sprinkling peat ash on the veg plot? Guessing (perhaps wrongly) that it probably contains some useful nutrients (potash?). What about effects on soil structure, pH, earthworms, etc.?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have a read of this OffalyGoodLife...... Composting ashes from the fire

Gardensgalore had a bit to say here as well........ Ashes, do's and don't's

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