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Re: seedling mulch

Let's try this one more time - for some reason my reply arrived in my
inbox truncated.....

> From: Marge Talt <mtalt@hort.net>
> > From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > Could you explain?  If acid rain is acidic (low pH) why would it
> cause
> > oyster shells (pH unknown) to RAISE the pH?

> calcite..think that's the word.  Chemical reaction.

This should have said:  The acid releases calcite - think that's the
word. Chemical reaction.

Hope that makes marginally more sense:-)

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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