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bowfella

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too much lime
« on: April 16, 2020, 08:03:25 pm »
I planted nine earthboxes with vegetables in the past week. I just realized that that I inadvertently mixed in 2 cups of dolomite lime( 30 oz ) instead of one pound in each box. Have I totally ruined my plantings?
Does anyone have any experience with this?
Thanks

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Re: too much lime
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2020, 06:19:23 am »
You didn't mess up. Two cups of dolomite is the correct dosage, especially for a first planting.
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bowfella

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Re: too much lime
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2020, 10:55:21 am »
Gardendoc, thanks for the reply. I feel better about it.  Years ago when I bought the earthboxes I thought the instructions said 2 cups but when I read instructions online recently it said 1 pound. volume vs weight-confusing. By the way I started using earthboxes after you came to Columbus MS a few years back and gave a talk for the garden club related to using them for your tomatoes.

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Re: too much lime
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2020, 06:07:47 pm »
Good to hear and have a great garden
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