Northern Peninsula

Wood ash can add valuable nutrients to your garden and act as a natural source of lime and potassium to help balance the acidity of your soil.

Ashes can be composted.  Learn more about backyard composting.

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Wood ash is beneficial to most garden plants except acid-loving plants such as blueberries, rhododendrons and azaleas.

Spread wood ash thinly on flower beds, lawns and shrubs.