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Gardener's Lime

Garden Lime (20Kg)

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RRP: 21.49
Price: 17.99
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Garden Lime - Description

  • Soil Conditioning Garden Lime
  • Increases Soil pH (Makes Soil More Alkaline)
  • Quantity: 20Kg Bag
  • Coverage: 40m2
  • Brand: Vitax
  • Active Ingredient: Ground Limestone (or Calcium Carbonate)

Garden Lime - Uses

Lime has been used to improved soils for many years

  • Add to acidic soils to increase pH (Make more alkaline)
  • Most vegetables require a neutral pH (7 pH) to grow well
  • Most garden plants prefer a higher pH (7+ pH / alkaline soil) to grow well
  • Also used to improve soil structure
    • Aids soil particles to bind together improving soil crumb structure
    • Improve soils 'workability'
  • Improves the workability of heavy clay soils
  • Improves nutrient uptake ability of soils (allows plants absorb soil nutrients easily)
  • Used to feed plants - Contains Calcium & Magnesium both essential nutrients for plants
  • Add to Cabbage plants to prevent Clubroot

Garden Lime - Advantages

  • Improves soils in many different ways
  • Creates the optimum soil condition for the widest range of plants
  • Large bag covers up to 40m2
  • This product is a plant food & a soil conditioner

Garden Lime - Application

  • Different soils require different application rates of lime
  • Both soil pH & soil texture will determine application rates
  • First test your soil to determine soil pH
  • Application rates:
    • pH 6 Clay soil: 7Kg /10m2
    • pH 6 Sandy soil: 5Kg /10m2
    • PH 5 Clay soil: 14Kg /10m2
    • pH 5 Sandy soil: 10Kg /10m2
  • Work lime down into soil
  • For best results place lime close to plant roots
  • Best applied in Autumn to allow it break down over Winter months
  • Do not over apply & avoid applying near ericaceous plants

Garden Lime - Notes

  • Contains Magnesium
    • Important for disease resistance
    • Important for foliage & roots
  • Magnesium deficiency symptoms
    • Loss of colour of foliage & curly of leaf edge
  • Contains Calcium
    • Important for all plant processes
  • Calcium deficiency symptoms
    • Necrosis on base of leaves

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is around €5 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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