Tomatoes – Applying Lime
Q: Can I put dehydrated lime around tomatoes? When?
A: I think you mean hydrated lime, calcium hydroxide. It is much different from garden lime, calcium carbonate. I do not recommend using hydrated lime in a garden: it is much too caustic to put around the roots of plants. Use garden lime to raise the soil pH if a soil test (georgiasoiltest.com) says this is needed.