How Much Gypsum is Needed to Amend Soil?

Gypsum is easily applied and amends soil in lawns and garden beds. Spread the granules using a granule spreader at the rate of 40 pounds per 1,000 square feet. Gypsum only needs to be watered after application and does not have to be worked into the soil.

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