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6/27/13 3:58 P

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By the time a compost pile has finished working, the compost is usually pretty close to neutral on the PH scale unless you put in extreme amounts of either acid or alkaline material.

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6/27/13 3:53 P

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By the time a compost pile has finished working, the compost is usually pretty close to neutral on the PH scale unless you put in extreme amounts of either acid or alcoline material.

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6/27/13 1:47 A

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It depends where you live. The ashes can change the PH of your compost. I live in the mountains where the soil is very alkaline and ash wold make it worse. If you live where the soil is acidic the ash would help "sweeten" the soil.

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6/20/13 10:13 P

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not sure since you asked about the briquettes and do you get the ones that have the lighter fluid on them? Not sure if all of that stuff burn off

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6/20/13 3:24 P

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If you use all natural charcoal, some charcoals have a bunch of chemicals added, and you use one of those chimneys that you put paper in the bottom of to start your charcoal, then it should be fine.

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6/20/13 2:34 P

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we use it in the fruit trees. haven't had a problem yet.

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6/20/13 2:16 P

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I am just wondering because I have heard that ash is good for your garden. Are used charcoal briquettes with the ash from BBQ safe to put in your composter? Is is carcinogenic?

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