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Wood Ashes

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Question: 249-5201
Can we use wood ashes from the fireplace? Will it change the PH? Todd, Waterford, CT

Mort's Answer:
Ashes are an excellent source of potassium for plants. This is helpful in the root and flower production. Potash or potassium will lower the PH and create a more acidic soil. In soils that have sufficient potash or excess potash, it will make the soil more alkaline. I would add manure and bonemeal in equal amounts to maintain the ph that is natural for your area.

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