A freshly picked, vine-ripened tomato is hard to rival in the home garden Tomatoes grow well and produce healthy fruit in larger quantities when grown in slightly acidic soil that is rich in organic matter and contains adequate amounts of calcium and magnesium Using dolomite, also known as dolomitic lime, can help .
1 Limestone Particle Size and Residual Lime Con centration Affect pH Buffering in Container Substrates Jinsheng Huang 1, Paul R Fisher2 and WE Horner; Environmental Horticulture Dept, University of Florida, PO Box 110670, Gainesville FL 32611-0670, USA
Hello Everyone! I'm getting ready to plant some tomatoes in a homemade self watering container and I have read all of the suggestions indicating that I should be mixing some dolomitic lime into my soil
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HORTSCIENCE 44(7):1983–1987 2009 Container Medium pH in a Pine Tree Substrate Amended with Peatmoss and Dolomitic Limestone Affects Plant Growth Brian E Jackson1,4 North Carolina State University, Department of Horticulture, 114 Kilgore
Using Lime For Acidic Soil ? How And When To Add Lime
Does your soil need lime? The answer depends on the soil pH Getting a soil test can help provide that information Keep reading to find out when to add lime to the soil and how much to apply The two types of lime that gardeners should become familiar with are agricultural lime and dolomite lime .