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By Masie

Carmarthenshire, Wales Wal

Hi! It's me again,I've heard wood ash is good for the garden, I have herbs coming through an area that has some coal ash on the soil, is that o.k. cheers, masie.



they willbe fine .

6 Apr, 2011


NO absolutely not! The ash from a coal fire has all sorts of nasties in it... remove a.s.a.p. Wood ash is fine!

6 Apr, 2011


Coal ash can contain trace elements of arsenic and other undesirables. If you Google Coal Ash Gardens you'll fine lots of info.

6 Apr, 2011


sorry i ment the wood lol x .

6 Apr, 2011


Many thanks guys for your comments, again it's much appreciated.I will plant some new herbs and new bed elsewhere and destroy the old one.Thanks again. Masie.

7 Apr, 2011


Maisie, if at all possible get the coal ash off the area of garden it is on... will pollute for years!

7 Apr, 2011


Many thanks for all your comments everyone,I will completely clear out area(luckily it's only a small walled herb bed) and start new herb bed elsewhere in the garden, Thanks again, Masie.

8 Apr, 2011


your welcome even if i waswrong lol x .

9 Apr, 2011

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