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Herbs: Can a water filter be used to change pH of water?

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West Newton, MA

December 9, 2012
7:50 AM

Post #9353581

I would like to lower the pH of the water I use for my indoor herb plants (basil, thyme, oregano), and I've gotten suggestions to use products such as PH Down. But I wonder if it's possible to install a water filter on my tap that can lower the pH. Does anyone know anything about doing this? Brita Filters, reverse osmosis, etc? Thanks for any thoughts.


Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 11, 2012
9:01 AM

Post #9355556

They make the water filtered- not always good- tho water tastes sweeter, would have to be ready to change a LOT of filters. Doesn't fertilizer also change the water/soil ph?


Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 11, 2012
9:05 AM

Post #9355558

We do go buy our drinking water at the house, by the 5 gal jugs- I don't know anything abt what you are attempting to do. I wish you luck

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