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Old 01-27-2010, 01:14 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Default Re: Misting plants indoors??

Originally Posted by parid09 View Post
The only problem with well water in parts of the country like here in Wis. is the amount of lime that is present. This will dry on the leaves and leave a lime buildup (definitly not for use watering the plants as it turms the soil into "concrete" after awhile). Like mentioned by someone earlier, rain or snowmelt is by far the best way to go if you can. I also wholeheartedly advocate a "sip of Leinies", the real breakfast of champions!
Lime helps fertilizer break down better according to many of farmers. so depending on the lime concentration it can get thick like throwing powder, but well water you might see some build up in pipes over several decades. I know this a misting thread, but Lime is also good for getting rid of crawfish in your yard :^)
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