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Is it OK to use wood stove ashes in my garden. Thanks.
When I lived out in the sticks and had a woodburning stove I used the ash in layers in the compost heap. We also spread it on the veg patch and allotment in the winter and forked it in and left the winter weather to do the rest - more info here
Hi eddie, Wood ash is slightly alkaline so best not used near acid-loving plants such as the rhododendron family or blueberries. As long as the ash is from burnt logs etc (ie not painted or wood treated with a preservative) then it can be used on the garden when sprinkled sparingly around and will provide some useful nutrients. You can also add it to compost heaps but, again, don't create really thick layers and mix it in well.
Thank you for the info.