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Organic biochar soil enhancement

March 30, 2012  By Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery

out_of_ashes_bioenergy_grandopening_webMar. 30, 2012 — Out of Ashes BioEnergy Inc. introduces Turtleback BioChar, an organic soil enhancement.

"Greenhouse operators and gardeners have shown a keen interest in biochar due to its ability to improve soil moisture and nutrient availability," the company said in a press release. "Derived from an ancient Amazonian method, biochar also reduces nitrogen losses and provides habitat for beneficial soil microbes and fungi."

Out of Ashes BioEnergy president Scott Scholefield, a registered professional forester, also noted that the biochar production process diverts wood waste while capturing carbon.


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