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Old 04-09-2013, 08:35 AM  
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I was talking to a friend of mine the other day and he said he's been distributing the ash from his burn pile over his yard to help the grass grow.

Anyone heard of this? I have a bun pile and before I start putting ash everywhere I want to make sure it's legitimate advice.



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http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-potash.htm

I think the idea is it's a form of potash. My dad used to put ash around the tomatoes. I don't think it can hurt.


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I will be starting this soon. My Landlord is bringing me a 50 gallon drum to burn off the fallen trees in.

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Update: It's working quite well. My lawn looks a lot better than my neighbors who water frequently.



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