You can conduct your own simple soil test using common household ingredients to find out if the ph of the soil in your yard or garden is acidic or alkaline. Acidity or alkalinity is measured on a scale ranging from 0 (most acidic) to 14 (most alkaline) with 7 being neutral. Most plants prefer soil in the neutral to slightly acidic range (pH of 6-7).
While not as accurate as a professional soil test, this simple homemade soil test will tell you whether your soil is generally acidic or alkaline. Watch this video to find out more.
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