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pH Ranges Preferred by Fruit

Fruit also prefer to grow in  soil which has a certain pH.

As mentioned in previous posts, all plants have a preferred pH range; that is, every plant must be planted in soil that has the amount of acidity or alkalinity it prefers. Only then can it absorb all the needed nourishment from the soil.

In this table you are given the preferred pH range for various fruit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Vegetable & Herbs pH Range

Vegetable & Herbs Soil pH range chartEvery vegetable, flower, herb, tree, shrub has a preferred soil pH range.

If your plants are not growing well, perhaps the problem is that the  soil does not have the proper pH for it. So if you have a meter, you can quickly find out the pH of the soil in question, then check this list and see if your soil’s pH needs adjusting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Soil pH Meter/Tester

It’s important to have a soil pH meter so that you can instantly read your soil’s pH on a regular basis. Why?

One of the easiest, cheapest,  and fastest way to test your soil’s pH is to use a soil tester, also known as a soil meter, which is  available at most garden centres or hardware stores. Read the rest of this entry »

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