Do Acidic Substances Kill Grass Seeds?

Acidic substances can kill grass seed, and even acidic soil can stifle lawn growth. The remedy is to apply lime to the soil before planting the grass.

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.