The countdown to Spring has begun… and that means one thing… it is time to apply lime to your yard! But what is lime, anyway? Simply put, lime contains a bunch of stuff that your lawn needs to look super pretty. To go more deeply, however, lime is ground limestone formed by the accumulation of organic remains… and it makes your lawn look super pretty.
How will you know if your lawn needs lime? The easiest indicators will be the presence of weeds, patchiness, discoloration or poor growth. The more efficient way to know, however, is by doing a soil test. While there are home tests you are able to do, to get the most accurate results, we recommend a professional, well, us, do the testing for you. After this, we will be able to provide you with the acidity level of the soil and will therefore be able to provide you with the best regimen to get that lush, green grass you want.
In addition to the acidity level test, we will also be able to inform you of the calcium and magnesium levels. The results help us choose if we will use the most popular, doromatic lime to make up for the lack of magnesium or the more calcium-rich, calcitic lime.
Inserts both calcium and magnesium into the soil so “in times of stress,” the grass is able to grow efficiently
Benefits micro-organisms in the dirt to help maintain natural balance
And so many more!
Spring is the best time to test the soil and between early spring and fall is the best time to apply. Make sure to plan on having our team apply once the yard is properly drained, as a soggy lawn won’t do us any good! So have us put the lime on your lawn so you can enjoy the lime in your margarita this summer.
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