How Much Lime to Add to Water to Raise the PH From 7 to 8?

To raise the soil's pH level one point, gardeners should add 4 lbs. of lime per 100 square feet of soil. Gardeners can multiply this amount by how many points they need to raise their soil's pH level.

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