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    nots so bad lad is offline Seedling
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    Default Ph testing your plot.

    Hello any advice would be grateful been struggling with club roote in some areas of my plot and have read a lot about lime ing for brassicas so i bought my self a ph meter and have discovered a reading of 7 can any one tell us if this is classed as neutral if so do i still lime ?

    Thanks nots so bad lad

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    Default pH testing

    pH testing
    Found this on the BBC Gardening pages.
    The pH of a soil refers to its acidity or alkalinity and is a vital factor in plant growth. It is easy to measure and is usually listed numerically on a scale of one to 14. Acid soils have a pH of below seven, neutral is pH7 and alkaline is above seven.

    to read in full: http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basic...yoursoil.shtml

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    I should take several reading and average them out as these meter are not super accurate , I know I've got one !

    If your feeling really flush, you could take some soil samples and send it of for an analysis - depend if your a true Yorkshireman on not

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    Default cheers Fella

    suppose you mean tight ha lad thanks for the advice

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    I wouldn't say that. Half my family hail from Wath on Dearne

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