50 lbs lime raises the pH of 1,000sq ft of soil by .75 pH points. Target pH is 7.0 for lawns and veggies. Test eventually settled down to 7.0 because this soil was made up wholly of decomposed wood chips.
David Benjamin- horticulture degree North Carolina State University graduated 1983, has worked at the nursery since 1976. Somewhat tired of eating grocery store food.