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Post  joshuaob1 on 7/2/2011, 2:04 pm

I added to much peat moss. Should i add lime?

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Post  Chopper on 7/2/2011, 3:39 pm

If you have not already planted, I would add more compost and vermiculite instead and keep any extra to add later. If it is too late to do that, take a ph reading and see. And even then, the compost/vermiculite might still be your better bet.

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 7/2/2011, 6:09 pm

I didn't add anything to mine, except more compost, when I messed up my first time around. If your boxes are full, you may need to do some math. When removing a portion, add compost and vermiculite to balance everything back out as close as you can and mix it all in well.

I don't remember about lime, but I imagine you would have to add more again at some point. To me, that's the opposite of the concept of SFG. Get it right and never worry about it again.
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