Photo by Melody
Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.

Definition of calcium

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by Greenwood:

A silvery, moderately hard metallic element that constitutes approximately 3 percent of the earth's crust and is a basic component of most animals and plants.

It occurs naturally in fluorite, limestone and gypsum and its compounds are used to make plaster, Portland cement, quick lime and metallurgic and electronic materials.

Definition as written by Monocromatico:

The presence of Calcium in the soil gives it higher pH values. The use of its main mineral form (Calcarium) is aplied to artificially raise the soil pH.


Add a definition to this term

Return to the Gardenology homepage

Return to Dave's Garden


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America