How to increase the pH of your soil

When looking at a hand full of soil, it might not look very active, but your soil is a container for a dynamic system of biotic (living) and abiotic (physical) processes. This means the composition of your soil is constantly changing and to ensure good yields, farmers must adjust to…

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How to increase the pH of your soil
The type of soil you have can influence your crop harvest. You might need to add some organic matter to enhance soil quality.

How to lower the pH of your soil

The pH level of your soil influences the availability of nutrients to plants in the soil. If the pH levels move beyond the optimal range of about 6 (slightly acidic) and 7.5 (slightly alkaline), your plants will have difficulty to absorb certain nutrients and deficiencies will occur, ultimately affecting the…

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Do it yourself: Making your own basic soil pH test

If you cultivate vegetables of any kind, you will know how important the pH of your soil is. The pH value of your soil will indicate which crops or vegetables will grow best in your soil. The pH of soil is a measurement of the acidity or alkalinity of the…

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Do it yourself: Making your own basic soil pH test
The type of soil you have can influence your crop harvest. You might need to add some organic matter to enhance soil quality.

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