[NAFEX] pH question

Jim Fruth jfruth at tds.net
Wed May 2 08:22:12 EDT 2007

    Pine needles are not acid.  That's an old wive's tale.  It is not true! 
Pine needles (and Oak leaves, for that matter) are no more acidic than any 
other green vegetable matter.

Jim Fruth
Brambleberry Farm
Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
(218)568-8483 [Store]
(218)831-7018 [My Cell]

Besides sulfur any suggestions for what to put on it?  I know pine needles 
a possibility.  How about chicken manure, since I suddenly have a source  of
some?  How long should it be composted before spreading?  Jerry in  southern

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