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  • Adding Lime To Soil

    Created by Sandy Stevens on

    Hello –

    When, and how much lime should I add to my vegetable garden?

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    Eric Vinje

    Hi Sandy –

    In the absence of soil test results, apply 2.5 to 5 lbs per 100 square feet (2-4 Tbsp per plant) in early spring or fall and water thoroughly. Otherwise, use the guidelines below to achieve a pH of 6.5 in your vegetable garden.

    Current pH Amount per 100 square feet
    6.0 3.5 lbs (5 cups)
    5.5 7.5 lbs (10 cups)
    5.0 11 lbs (15 cups)
    4.5 15 lbs (20 cups)
    4.0 17.5 lbs (24 cups)

    You can also check out our website page here (https://www.planetnatural.com/product-category/organic-gardening/soil-care/ph-adjustment/) for more information and all kinds of pH adjustment products.

    Hope this helps!

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