How to Test and improve the Soil pH in your Garden

Testing and adjusting your soil ph is very important and it helps a lot in ensuring that you provide the most ideal environment for growth of your plants.

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Good to know. I need to check my soil.

You can test your own soil! Take two separate cups and add your soil sample to each. In one add vinegar and the other add some water, stir and add baking soda. If nothing at all happens your soil is some what PH balanced.

Garden Soil pH - I didn’t think too much about pH as I prepared my containers last year.  I have a good meter, but since I was adding a lot of organic matter to the soil mixes I felt that would buffer any pH’s that were at the margins for most of my plants.  Naturally it followed that some things didn’t do as well as I’d hoped.

A good PH chart for common vegetables.

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Knowing your plants' preferred pH level matters. Use this chart to answer your questions.

Soil pH "Clay soils tend to hold onto magnesium so more often than not, calcitic lime is the more appropriate choice for clay soils and dolomitic lime for sandy soils."  ~ "Those listed as tolerant of alkaline soils don’t necessarily prefer to grow in them, they just perform better than some others do when the pH level is a bit too high."

Soil pH - If you want your plants to grow strong, study up on your soil’s chemistry.

Your Soil PH effects how everything in your garden growes. Find out how to check and fix your soil PH. And have a better vegetable garden and healthier plants.

Correcting your soil PH can affect your garden more than anything else you can do. Want healthier plants? A more productive garden?

Use vinegar & baking soda to test your soil. #gardentip #garden #soil

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