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    How Much Ash Should a Gardener Use If a Gardener Could Use Ash?

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    Do you burn wood for heat and thus have lots of wood ash that you want to use on your landscape? On the latest You Bet Your Garden, Mike McGrath discusses the best and worst ways to use your ash. Plus, your fabulous phone calls!

    Question of the Week:

    I’ve got a lot of wood ashes and wonder if I can use them in the garden; and if so, where?
    —Bob in Wardensville, West Virginia

    The best spots in your garden to shake your ash »

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