Pennington Pelletized Dolomitic Limestone goes to work immediately in the soil to help raise the pH level by supplying beneficial calcium and magnesium. This helps to produce a more stable growing environment for lawns and grasses, and eliminates problems such as bare spots, moss, and weeds. It can be applied at any time of year to any type of soil, although it works particularly well for clay soils. Lime also improves beneficial bacterial activity in the soil, which helps plants to use fertilizer elements more efficiently. For best results, apply Pennington Pelletized Dolomitic Limestone before the growing season begins.
The Pennington pellitilized lime went down easy. I was happy with the product. There was a little more dust than I expected, but most of the product was pellitized (perhaps it was some calcium carbonate?). There was a slight dew on lawn when I spread it, so I was glad to wear my rubber boots (there was some lime cake I had to wash off; recommend a mask on winding days). But, if you have ever spread pure pulverized lime, this was WAY better. Dolomite is the way to go.
I can't enough about the customer staff! They were so helpful on a number of occasions; very nice; very knowledgable. It feels like you are calling a Mom & Pop shop. I recommend them and will definately be using DoMyOwn for future business.
How much lime do I use and what setting should I put on the spreader?
My yard is 300 sq. feet I have a Scotts Edge guard spreader the mini.
One 40 pound bag Pennington Pelletized Dolomitic Limestone will treat 1,000 square feet. Therefore, if you only need to treat about 300 sq ft then you would only need to use about 12-13 lbs of Pennington Pelletized Dolomitic Limestone spread evenly over that 300 sq ft area. For help with spreader settings we recommend contacting the manufacturer of the spreader as all spreaders and applicators are different and wak at different paces.