I live in the Ozark Mountains and we have pine trees all through our property. We have made new flower beds and need to augment our soil to bring the pH balance to a place to plant heat enduring plants. Can you tell me what to add to bring the balance back. The soil is also sandy.
Augmenting Acid Based Soils
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
This article will help with amending your soil and lowering the pH: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/amending-sandy-soil.htm
If you want to keep the soil acidic, the following article includes acid-loving plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/acid-loving-plants.htm