No. There are chemical and other additives in charcoal that I'm sure you
wouldn't want leached into the soil. It's not safe even for the compost.
Even wood ash is not recommended unless you're looking to treat very
Zone 5b in Canada's Far East.
We must change the way we live,
or the climate will do it for us.
I've used wood ash as a potassium source for years in combination with
blood and bone for nitrogen and phosphorus and seaweed for trace elements,
plus compost. No problems for me and some of the major organic growers
around here. The exception would be treated timber, but you shouldn't burn
I used wood as my primary heat source for the past 15 years and have always
spread the ashes on my garden ... then tilled them and the other additives
in well in the spring. Always seem to be ok for me here.
Last year I switched to a corn stove .... did the same but tilling was
harder as it seemed to clump together.
Any ideas on using the corn ashes in the garden?
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.