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slider9499

02:25AM | 04/09/03
Member Since: 04/06/03
19 lifetime posts
How much lime should I use and when do I put it down?

rpxlpx

05:45AM | 04/09/03
Member Since: 03/13/00
1674 lifetime posts
On what?
Lawn (type of grass?), garden (vegetables, flowers, or...), trees (type), ...

Some soils need more than others. Depends on the local PH.
You'd have best success asking your question of someone local in your area, who is in the business, such as at a plant nursery.

ACD

01:11PM | 04/09/03
Member Since: 10/15/02
359 lifetime posts
50 pounds per 1000 SQFT to reduce acid levels by one. Mind block, cant remember if raising PH is alkaline or acid, either way Lime reduces the acid level, so its 50 pounds per 1000 sqft to reduce acid one level. You also need to get a good type of lime, one that is finely crushed and disperses quickly, and not farm field lime that is spread in the corn fields, it takes too long for any results.


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