How to Test Soil pH

Written By Little Veggie Patch Co - August 16 2017


Little Veggie Patch Co
September 06 2017

Hi Vanessa, soils are typically alkaline if fresh manures have just been added. If this is the case, allow a few weeks for it to settle before planting. In the case that the soil is naturally alkaline (quite uncommon), you can use aluminium sulphate as a shock therapy, but we’d recommend incorporating compost and other organic matter to address the imbalance slowly but surely.

September 02 2017

Do you have any advice on what to do if the ph test results show soil is too alkaline and how to bring it back to neutral?

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