Soil Amendments
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I was recently told that if you have no rainwater for lime hating plants you can add vinegar to tap water. Would this work and if

Zone CB1 3HU | Anonymous added on March 25, 2020 | Answered

so what would be a suitable amount of vinegar to add? Thank you. I have recently bought a Gardenia Jasminoides and hope to keep it alive!

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on March 26, 2020

Here are some other tips to lower the soil pH. For vinegar, water plants several times with a solution of 2 tablespoons vinegar to a gallon of water.

Here is more:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/raise-acid-level-soil.htm

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