Is wood and coal ash safe for the garden? Is it OK to use wood and coal ash in the garden? Find out, by watching this Quick Tips video guide. By BBC Gardeners' World Magazine Published: Sunday, 24 March, 2019 at 3:00 pm Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Share on Blogger Email to a friend Wood and coal ash each have nutrient properties. But should they be used on the garden? Catherine Mansley, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, explains all, in our Quick Tips video. Advertisement Advertisement Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Share on Blogger Email to a friend Tags Mulching The basics Allotment Large garden Small garden Veg plot Offers Plant of the week Save £8 on Photinia 'Little Red Robin' £11.98 £19.98 for two 2L potted plants 'Little Red Robin' is a fabulous evergreen shrub, with bright red leaf tips. Perfect in containers or as a low growing hedge, each spring bright red new shoots appear. Limited time only - buy now Ends in: 7 days Save 50% Winter-flowering clematis £21 £42 for three potted plants This evergreen clematis collection will provide your garden with colour and beauty from November through to April, when most other plants have faded. Buy now for winter blooms Offer Ends: Tuesday, 30 November, 2021 Travel and events Sustainable Gardening with Monty Don Join Monty Don and Editor, Lucy Hall for an online event where they'll discuss Sustainable Gardening.