Is Basswood Good Firewood?

Answer Basswood, also known as tilia, is not well suited to serve as firewood. When burned, basswood burns very quickly, does not give off a lot of head and is difficult to control because of its tendency... Read More »

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Is firewood ash from a fireplace any good as a fertilizer or not a good idea to use in garden or around trees?

Yes, as long as you are just burning wood (no plastics, pressure treated lumber ect) the ash is a good soil amendment. Basically you are recreating the natural process a forest fire does in rapidly... Read More »

Is elm good wood for firewood?

The wood from elm trees is often used for building furniture, but elm also makes a good, low-spark firewood. When burned, elm wood produces a medium amount of heat and smoke. Split elm logs and all... Read More »

Is redwood good for firewood?

Redwood is a good wood to use for firewood. Like any wood you use for burning, it should be seasoned for optimal burning capacity. Although redwood does not give off the highest amount of BTU's of ... Read More »

Are persimmon trees good for firewood?

Persimmon trees consist of high-density hardwood, according to the Colestin Rural Fire District. Persimmon wood is considered to be excellent quality firewood, as it is a dense, low-smoking and low... Read More »