What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Ashes in Garden

Novice added on September 9, 2011 | Answered

Can I put ashes from plant burning (potato tops, daisy stems) in my garden?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 10, 2011

I would put it into your compost pile first, just so some of the salts and plant unfriendly chemicals in ash have some time to get leeched away.

You can put it directly on the soil and you probably will not be adding enough so that it would harm your living plants, but it is better safe than sorry.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert