Gardening question (not sure where to post)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chicken Fruit, May 14, 2009.

  1. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
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    If you need to make your soil more acidic, it says in a few places to use sulfur... would sulfur WATER from the tap do the same thing?
     
  2. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it needs more acid I would just use some apple cider vinegar. I know my azealas like acidic soil so I put some coffee grounds next to them and occasionally when I water them I will put some acv in the water. [​IMG] Good Luck
     
  3. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    ooo, that sounds really simple.

    That'd work for berries too right? it'd give them the acid they want?

    thats pretty simple. Thanks!
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    I would think so, but it might be better to just buy the sulphur. I'd suggest a soil test to determine how much you need. In Arkansas, the soils tests are free through the Extension Service. I would not have any idea how much water to use but the soil test will tell you how much sulphur to add. I can see some advantages($$$) from getting it from your own well though.
     

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