Available in one size: 5 lb. Box
Down To Earth™ Garden lime sweetens your soil (raises the pH) to improve plant growth and maximize fertilizer performance. Natural limestone is ground into an ultra-fine powder and then formed into uniform mini granules (prills) for easy spreading and rapid reaction time. Lime supplies calcium, an essential nutrient required for proper plant growth.
CALCIUM (Ca) 34%
CALCIUM CARBONATE (CaCO3) 86%
CALCIUM CARBONATE EQUIVALENT
Listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute for use in organic production.
2 cups ≈ 1 lb; approximately 10 cups per 5 lb box
Most garden plants prefer a soil pH between 6.0 and 7.0. Performing a complete soil analysis or using a soil pH home test kit before application is recommended.
To Adjust Soil pH
|Current pH||Apply per 100 sq.ft|
|6.0||3 lbs (6 cups)|
|5.5||5 lbs (10 cups)|
|5.0||10 lbs (20 cups)|
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:
To prepare new gardens, apply 1-1.5 lbs per 100 square feet by evenly distributing over soil surface by hand or spreader. For soil pH maintenance, test and apply seasonally as needed.
Trees & Shrubs:
Spread ½-1 lb per 1” of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line and water in well.