Acidifying Soil in Landscapes and Gardens East of the Cascades

Kerry Locke, Donald A. Horneck, John M. Hart and Robert G. Stevens
EC 1585 | Published September 2006, Reviewed 2021


Explains the importance of soil pH to plant growth, shows symptoms of plants growing in soil with high pH, and discusses how to modify soil to help maples, rhododendrons, blueberries, fruit trees, and other acid-loving plants thrive in your garden and landscape.

About the authors

Kerry Locke
Retired extension faculty
Oregon State University, Klamath County
Donald A. Horneck
Extension faculty
Oregon State University, Umatilla and Morrow counties
John M. Hart
Extension soil scientist
Oregon State University
Robert G. Stevens
Extension soil scientist
Washington State University

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