How to Tell If Your Lawn Needs Lime

Knowing how to tell if your lawn needs lime is a good skill to have if you want great grass. 

But how do you know if your lawn needs lime? Read on for some of the telltale signs that you should make a date with a rotary spreader full of lime!

Changed pH Levels in the Soil

Soil pH measures the acidity or alkalinity of the soil and is a key component in the availability of nutrients to growing plants.

Increased Growth of Common Lawn Weed

When the weeds take over, and you’ve got more weedy green than grassy green, it’s a good indication that your lawn needs lime.

The Presence of Moss

Moss is another common lawn infiltrator if conditions are favorable: shady, damp, and acidic soil. It grows in places where grass can’t.

Who doesn’t want a lush, green lawn that feels like carpet under your feet? Knowing if and when your lawn needs lime puts you one step closer to enjoying that satisfying sensation. 

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