Clumps of grass growing - Knowledgebase Question

hooksett, Ne
Question by ebencivenga
April 1, 2009
I live in NH. I planted a new lawn two years ago for new construction. I loamed with min 6

Answer from NGA
April 1, 2009


The correct pH depends upon which plants you want to put into your garden. Most vegetables, perennials and shrubs will grow happily in a slightly acidic to neutral soil (6.0 to 7.0) Some plants such as rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas prefer a slightly more acidic soil (5.5). There are amendments you can incorporate into your soil to change the pH if necessary. You can purchase a soil test kit through the University ( Best wishes with your garden.

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