Composting

Ashes in Compost


Anonymous added on September 22, 2015 | Answered

I read about using wood ash in compost and as a pest deterrent in the garden in small quantities on the website. I was wondering about different kinds of ash from softer bush type plants and also yucca leaves. Can I use them in my compost and garden safely? Thank you for your help.


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 23, 2015

Yes, as long the these plant materials are healthy (no disease or pest issues), then it should be fine to use them in your compost.

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