Definition – What is the meaning of Lime?
Comprising of calcium oxide, lime is a white, harsh, and antacid substance that is gotten by warming limestone.
Lime is an incredibly flexible substance with many, numerous employments. For plant purposes, lime is utilized fundamentally to build the pH to “sweeten” the dirt. One principle utilize is in garden mind where acidic conditions are not helpful for developing grass, which lean towards a more unbiased pH of 7.
Lime explained by Bud Bionics
Lime is utilized to treat wastewater by altering the pH level (alkalinity) amid the organic treatment process. Lime is additionally used to conceal scents and can be blended with paint as a whitewash.
Albeit most vegetables incline toward a somewhat acidic soil, now and again lime is expected to marginally build the pH.
Lime gives vital follow components and supplements including magnesium and calcium. It likewise enables the dirt to change over supplements into usable structures and enhances soil surface.
Peas, corn, beans, lettuce, spinach, and cabbage all develop well in as of late limed soil. Potatoes additionally do well when planted a year or two after a utilization of lime.
Nonetheless, in light of the fact that lime builds pH, it isn’t prescribed for soils that are as of now basic. It is frequently prescribed that lime be connected in harvest time.« Back to Glossary Index