Is Lime a Good Fertilizer?

Lime is not meant to be a fertilizer. Lime helps the soil absorb water much better than plain rock and can release calcium and magnesium into the soil in the form of positive ions.

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Melody Dawn has been writing since 2004. Her work has appeared in the "Gainesville Times," "Player's Press" and USA Today. Her writing focuses on gardening, home improvement, travel, sports, business, parenting and education. Dawn holds a Master of Business and is working on a Master of Journalism.