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Hi tomatoes like the soil 6.0 to 6.8. pH…. Cheers

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Mix one pound (1 lb.) of Dolomite into your growing medium during the initial set-up, and each year after when replanting. Dolomite provides calcium and magnesium, essential for growing tomatoes and also helps prevent Blossom End Rot (BER).
How much dolomite lime to add to potting mix: Add about one tablespoon of lime per 5 litres of dry potting mix. Mix in thoroughly before potting up. Dolomite lime is slow release over 2 to 3 months, so can be reapplied about quarterly, three to four times year, if needed.
Sandy soil requires 2.5 pounds of lime. Loamy soil requires 4.25 pounds of lime. Clay soil requires 5.5 pounds of lime.
Add garden lime to the mix (approximately 1 cup to a 5 gallon container and adjust from there according to volume) when mixing, to make sure you have enough calcium available for your plants.
Determine how much lime to use:

The rule of thumb for raising your pH level by 1 is 40lbs of lime per thousand square feet of yard. But never apply more than 50lbs of lime per one thousand square feet at a time. Instead wait one year, retest soil and reapply again.

Light sandy soils -Apply 100gm per square metre. Heavy sandy or rich in organic matter -Apply 300gm per square metre. Note – One adult handful is about 50gm. Spread evenly over the surface.
Using too much lime on your lawn will remove the acidity from the soil, but it will also make it too alkaline for your grass to thrive. This will cause yellowing grass that is also not able to absorb vital moisture and nutrients from the soil around it.
The following equation gives a guide to the lime requirement: Lime requirement (t/ha) = (target pH – current pH) x soil texture factor.
The best pH range for vegetable and flower gardens with sandy soils is between 5.8 and 6.3. If your soil pH is between 5.5 and 7.0, no adjustment needs to be made.
Mix in 1 part lime. Followed by 1.5 parts sand. Mix dry for at least 5 minutes. After 5 minutes slowly add water until the desired consistency is reached, it is very important not to drown the mix by adding too much water.
While lime benefits tomatoes in a few crucial ways, it can cause harm if you use too much. Raising the pH beyond 6.8 may prevent the tomato plant from absorbing magnesium, a mineral vital to photosynthesis. Check your soil`s acidity and magnesium content before adding lime.
Lime Nourishes Essential Bacteria

Since it can take two years for lime to move 2 inches into your soil, avoid over liming by applying lime only every three to five years.

Dolomite is added to growing medium to raise pH to the range of 5.5 to 6.5 and to supply plants with calcium and magnesium needed for healthy growth.
Agricultural lime begins to work immediately upon contact with acid soil. However, a full reaction may take as long as 12 to 24 months. Lime can be applied at any time of year, especially under dry spreading conditions and unbroken ground.
In spring and fall, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 square feet and water in well. Results may be enhanced if applied following aeration. Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 1-1.5 lbs per 100 square feet by evenly distributing over soil surface by hand or spreader.
The key to success in sandy soil is less frequent deeper watering, using slow release fertilizers to reduce the amount of fertilizer run off and environmental pollution, and adding as much organic matter as possible to the soil to help hold water, nutrients, and keep plant roots in place.
Sand – Lime Mixture : As shown in Figures 1a and 1b, it appears that sand which contains almost 99.0% SiO2 (Table 1) reacts with Ca(OH)2 leads to a cementatious materials of variable compressive strength. Obviously, the strength shows a gradual increase with the time of auto- claving and also with the quantity of lime.
To improve sandy soil:

Work in 3 to 4 inches of organic matter such as well-rotted manure or finished compost. Mulch around your plants with leaves, wood chips, bark, hay or straw. Mulch retains moisture and cools the soil. Add at least 2 inches of organic matter each year.

One of the benefits to using Dolomite over regular Limestone is its effectiveness in the agricultural industry. Due to the high concentration of magnesium in the stone, it is able to provide a highly effective, long lasting boost to nutrients in soil and balance the pH levels.
Buffer pH tells you how much lime is needed. The lower the buffer pH value, the more lime will be required to raise the pH to a desired level. For example, soil with a buffer pH of 6 requires two to three times the lime of a soil with a buffer pH of 6.5 (Table 1).
Lime Requirement Calculations

The primary purpose of the LBC method is to determine the lime requirement (LR) of a soil to adjust it to the desired pH level. An LR is calculated based on three factors: 1) the soil`s initial pH, 2) the desired or target pH and 3) the soil`s LBC (in the current method, it is LBCEq).

The best way to increase the pH in soil is using a lime-based compound such as dolomite lime and agricultural lime. However, other methods such as using baking soda, crushed eggshells, or wood ashes can also be used.
Silica sand that is free of impurities will have a pH level of close to 7, which is, neutral on the acid and base pH scale.
Weigh into a clean dry 250 ml beaker, 50g ± 0.1g of sand. Add 50 ml by pipette of prepared deionised or distilled water. Stir for five minutes and measure the pH value whilst stirring. Record the result, when the pH reading is stable, to one decimal place.

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CRIBBAGE: 4 players, 1st plays a king, 2nd plays a 2, 3rd plays a 3,(for 15 two) 4th plays a 4 (for 3), next plays a 5 (for 4) next plays an ace (for 5) next plays a 2 (for 5) is that correct or doesn’t the last 2 get included in the run?
ANSWER : Rule 7.2. Scoring
a. Points are earned during the play of the cards for the following single-card or combination of consecutive cards played. The player playing the last card that forms a combination earns the points (see scoring chart in Rule 1.7):

three of a kind
four of a kind
straights of three or more cards in any sequence
a cumulative count of 15
the last card before player calls “go” (i.e., cannot play a card that would not make the count exceed 31)
a cumulative count of 31
the final card played, not making a cumulative count of 31

Here is the scoring chart:

Rule 1.7. Scoring Chart

Points Earned

During Play
Hand or Crib

Jack turned by dealer as starter card

Jack in hand or crib of same suit as starter card



• Two of a kind (pair)

• Three of a kind (triple)

• Four of a kind (quadruple)

• Straights of three or more cards: per card

• 15-count (sum of any combination of cards)


• Four-card flush (only in the hand)


• Five-card flush


Reaching a 15-count exactly

*Reaching 31-count exactly

*”Go” (without reaching 31-count)

*Final card played (without reaching 31-count)

* Only one of these scores can be earned with the play of a single card.

Note the * in the chart and this comment:

* Only one of these scores can be earned with the play of a single card.

i.e you either count the run or the 31

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