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Old 06-19-2012, 01:44 AM
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1500 pounds dolomite lime

Soil test calls for 100 pounds per 1,000 square feet. I plan to apply 50 pounds per 1,000 first application then repeat several months later. Problem is I have no idea how to buy 1,500 pounds of dolomite lime so I can spread it. Have searched all over the place with no luck. I'm in Northeast Georgia. Any suggestions on where to buy dolomite lime in bulk at reasonable price in this area?

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Old 06-19-2012, 02:14 AM
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Inaccurate soil test/sample? That sure seems like a lot....
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Old 06-19-2012, 02:48 AM
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What is the tested pH. The only way to need that much lime is if the pH is around 5.
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:56 AM
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My soil test came back at 4.9 / 5.1 respectively for two different areas of my property before my renovation. I put down 150 lbs / 1000 on my 2 acres over a 1 year period. I bought pelitized lime from my local Co-op. If I remember correctly it was about 300 bags. Not sure what size your property is but they will also deliver & spread in bulk.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:38 PM
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That's a normal recommendation for the south. 1500 Lbs. isnt close to being a bulk quantity. Just buy thirty 50Lb. bag's of pelletized dolomitic lime, about 4.50 a bag anywhere you look.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:24 PM
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That's a normal recommendation for the south. 1500 Lbs. isnt close to being a bulk quantity. Just buy thirty 50Lb. bag's of pelletized dolomitic lime, about 4.50 a bag anywhere you look.
Where do you look? I've checked at Lowe's and Home Depot websites and typed in pelletized dolomite lime with no results?
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:53 PM
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Where do you look? I've checked at Lowe's and Home Depot websites and typed in pelletized dolomite lime with no results?
Lime is more popular in the spring and fall but it can be found. Search for "limestone"

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...&storeId=10051

http://www.tractorsupply.com/soil-do...40-lb--4206593

It look's like lowe's only has powdered lime, don't use that unless you want a hard to spread and messy product.

http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?...llow&cId=PDIO1
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Old 06-22-2012, 02:33 PM
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Lime is more popular in the spring and fall but it can be found. Search for "limestone"

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...&storeId=10051

http://www.tractorsupply.com/soil-do...40-lb--4206593

It look's like lowe's only has powdered lime, don't use that unless you want a hard to spread and messy product.

http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?...llow&cId=PDIO1
ok cool thanks!
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