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10 Benefits of Using Baking Soda in The Garden!

Testing soil PH

Testing the acidity or alkalinity of your garden soil is very important and you should then adjust it accordingly to suit the requirements of what you are planting in your garden. To do this, just wet the garden soil with some water and sprinkle the baking soda on top of the soil. When the baking soda start bubbling, this should tell you that the soil is acidic and its ph is below 5.

As you can see, baking soda has so many benefits when used in the garden and you certainly stand to benefit a lot from its usage. However, it is very important that you use the baking soda in a careful manner. Sprinkling your plants with baking soda should be avoided at all costs as it can burn and even kill the plants in your garden and then having negative effects in your garden.

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