Mr. Dirtfarmer's Blog — Wood ash

Smoked Watermelon Ham a la Duck’s Eatery and 2018 closeout

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Smoked Watermelon Ham a la Duck’s Eatery and 2018 closeout

Hello all. Just a quick rundown of what’s happened this year with Mrdirtfarmer’s Ash.  We repackaged the ash in a heavier plastic bag as per several customer suggestions. Offered an unfiltered ash option in 10lb and 20lb weights. Found out about all the different ways that ash is used by customers. Chicken dust bath, ceramic glaze, silver polish and gardening are but a few.  The most interesting use this year was several customers using mrdirtfarmer ash for making the Smoked Watermelon Ham a la Duck’s Eatery in New York City. Check Youtube. They are not going to release that recipe, but people...

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2018 New Product: Unfiltered Wood Ash with Biochar

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2018 New Product: Unfiltered Wood Ash with Biochar

Hey all you dirt farmers out there. We've a new product out for Summer 2018. Unfiltered Wood Ash with Biochar. This ash product is an unfiltered hardwood ash with nice pieces of biochar or charcoal pieces. This product will really work well in compost piles because of its high char content, it serves as an effective odor control agent. Also, it is great when laying up the garden for winter due to abundant levels of potassium, calcium carbonate and trace elements of iron, manganese, zinc, copper. If you've got chickens they will love to fluff up their feathers in this ash. It's...

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2018 Growing Season is here!

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2018 Growing Season is here!

Hey everyone, the 2018 growing season is here in North Florida. Had a great visit in late March with one of my farmer friends, Simon of Urban Folk Farm LLC. We were taking about how crazy the winter growing season was and how we got off easy compared to those Northern gardeners - bless ya'll. The days are quickly getting longer and temps are rising. Have a great gardening season and if you want your tomatoes to explode this summer, try a little of my ash to sweeten the soil. It'l be the best 'mater sandwich you've ever had. Get...

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