Conifers
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I have just taken down 8 off 60ft conifers from my garden, do I need to do anything to the soil to ensure other things will now gr

Zone So300bs | rod.smith added on July 12, 2019 | Answered

Should I look to add any special additive to the soil to eradicate the remnants of the conifers?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 13, 2019

Yes, Dolomitic lime will help to bring the pH back up, and compost will help to bring the fertility back up. These two will usually correct the soil for planting, but you will want to have your soil tested to see how much you will need to bring it back between 6.5 and 7.

This link will help you to find the closest extension service to you for soil testing: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search

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