Posts Tagged ‘pH’

Leaves/Needles – Don’t Acidify Soil

Q: I’ve heard that pine needles and oak leaves cause soil to be acid. Is this true? A: This is a gardening myth that should be put to rest. While needles and leaves from all trees may be acidic initially,...


University of Georgia Soil Test Handbook

If you want to get behind the science of how fertilizer recommendations are made, there is no better source than the University of Georgia Soil Test Handbook. This large publication is developed with the collaboration of soil scientists and plant...


Graywater – pH

Q: I’ve been using gray water from my washing machine on landscape plants. In my research I found that my plants prefer acid soil and that gray water has a higher pH. Can I add something to the graywater to...