Raising and lowing PH for new soil grow

widairyfarms

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So I am going to be starting a new grow and was wondering what the best stuff to mix with my soil to raise and or lower my PH its pretty neutral right now and I know there is some slight room for improvement. For lowering it what would be simple and beneficial and commonly found? Same for raising it but I don't think I'll have this problem. Thanks for any help.
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You really don't want to raise or lower the pH of your soil. You want to raise or lower the pH of the liquids you use to water and feed. I ph everything to 6.5 that goes into my soil. I use General Hydroponics up and down. It comes in a powder and I like to make a concentrated mix of it with plain water in a one liter bottle and use it to make my water and feed 6.5.
 

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What HL said, but i will add that adding dolomite lime to your soil is a good start to controlling PH.
 

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What HL said, but i will add that adding dolomite lime to your soil is a good start to controlling PH.
^^^^THAT^^^^

Not only a good start, but ALL you need to do to maintain proper soil pH.

Only one application is needed, just add 1 cup of dolomite lime to every cf (7.5 gallons), of soil mix and that's it. ~$4.50/40lb bag at HD or Lowes.

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