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The Truth About Lime

Posted by AQUA-AID Solutions on Jun 25, 2018 7:48:27 AM

Being an age-old soil amendment, lime has undergone major scrutiny over the years. With regards to solubility and availability, lime must navigate major factors to become justifiable as a so-so soil amendment. These factors are soil moisture, oxygen, and soil and air temperature. Microbial activity helps as well. All the conditions that lead to oxidation. How well has the lime been refined and processed? Many think pulverized lime is the best. This type is very inexpensive, but is it the best form? Can you incorporate it into the profile of the root zone?

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Topics: Verde-Cal, soil amending, Calcium, soil testing, lime