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Re: Soil pH

Donna wrote:
Hum... rainwater should be acidic... how about distilled water?

Acidic yes, buffered no. Buffering refers to the capacity of a solution
to maintain its pH when acid or base is added. Distilled water is the thing
chemistry labs use when an accurate measurement is needed. I have seen
distilled water in gallon or half gallon jugs at no great cost.
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]

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