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When is a good time to put down limestone?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Mowgli, Feb 21, 2007.

  1. Mowgli

    Mowgli LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    And how often do you need?
  2. turf hokie

    turf hokie LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,751

    When and how is deterimined by the soil test you have taken.
  3. Shades of Green LService

    Shades of Green LService LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,011

    Get a soil ph test kit they are pretty affordable, take tests and go from there.There is no wrong time to put lime down as long as the ground isn't frozen and the lawn needs it.
    Basicly what turf hokie said.
  4. Meadowbrook

    Meadowbrook LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 467

    After you get a soil test done and determine that the lawn needs lime, you can apply it any time before the first snow. After snow, it's best to wait again until the ground temp is 54 degrees.

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