Garden Lime

Espoma Organic Garden Lime is the finest grade of pelletized, dolomite limestone available. It adjusts soil pH so plants are able to make the most of the fertilizer you apply. Its fine pellets spread easily, react quickly, and do not pose the hazards associated with hydrated lime. Like all Espoma Organic products, no sludges or fillers are ever used. And because it’s made in our state-of-the-art solar powered manufacturing facility, consistency and quality are guaranteed.


  • Turns Hydrangeas Pink
  • Pelletized for Easy Application
  • Safer than Hydrated lime
  • Approved for Organic Gardening
  • Safe for People, Pets & Planet

For use on:

  • Can be used anywhere in the garden and landscape where a higher (Less acidic) soil pH is desired.
  • Will turn blue hydrangeas pink due to higher soil pH.

When to use:

Early Spring, Late Spring & Fall

How much to use:

In the absence of a soil test, mix 2 ½ to 5 lbs. per 100 sq. ft. (2-4 tbsps. per plant) into the soil. Water thoroughly. Or, use the guidelines below to achieve a pH of 6.5:


Current pH

Per 100 sq. ft.

Per 100 sq. ft.


3 ½ lbs.

5 cups


7 ½ lbs.

10 cups


11 lbs.

15 cups


15 lbs.

20 cups

How to apply:

  • Garden Beds:  Broadcast evenly over the soil surface and water thoroughly.
  • Individual Plants:  Spread evenly under the plant out to and just beyond the drip line. Water thoroughly.

Available in 5 lb. size

1 lb. equals 1-1/3 cups

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