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methods of making soil less acidic
    #13634 - 04/26/08 04:57 PM (13 years, 3 months ago)

can you add calcium carbonate to neutralize/increase Ph of the soil?
I would think it would be find since its a base but just want to check
I have powdered limestone flour


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Re: methods of making soil less acidic [Re: mikeytro]
    #14076 - 04/27/08 10:46 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

i use calcium carbonate in my mix to keep the ph right.. it helps keep your mix from becoming to acidic

lots of peeps i know use dolomite lime(spelling?) for the same purpose


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Re: methods of making soil less acidic [Re: CaptainKirk]
    #14126 - 04/27/08 01:35 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

thanks for the info, how much do you usually add roughly?


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Re: methods of making soil less acidic [Re: mikeytro]
    #14424 - 04/27/08 11:21 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

I've heard something about ionized water...


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Re: methods of making soil less acidic [Re: mikeytro]
    #14702 - 04/28/08 06:29 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

1/4 cup to 5 gallons of mix


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