Lime and Overseeding

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Orkin Yards, Feb 20, 2000.

  1. PLS

    PLS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 147

    The Extension Service Says just as I expected<br>&quot;50 lbs. of lime is 50 lbs. of lime, pellitized or powder makes no difference.&quot; <br>Pellitized has a greater volume per pound because it's round and has air spaces and powdered lime has very little air space. So a 50 lbs. bag is a 50 lbs. bag. Pellitized lime starts out as powdered lime and is then formed into pellets.<br>
     
  2. richard

    richard Banned
    Posts: 74

    peletized or powder it is a matter of how fast it will intergrate within the soil...dolprill works fastest i use calprill because i lime twice a year
     
  3. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,117

    PLS, its a kelway and we have clay soil.
     
  4. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,207

    PLS, Buy three different brands and disalve a handful of each brand and see what you end up with for partical size of lime.Its not all equal.
     

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