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Just a quick question, It has always been my understanding that if a person used Lime in their yard that the nothing would ever grow there again,  Flowers, vegetables, and just plain weeds

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If I understand you correctly, lime applied to the soil will prevent any plant from growing on that area ever again.
That will not happen.
Lime reduces the acidity of the soil. This is the same as raising the pH value.
If you alter the acidity (up or down) of a piece of land, you can certainly limit the species of plants that will grow there.
Mother Nature hates bare ground. Sooner or later something will grow there.

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Ronald B Persaud

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Florida (Central and South) lawns maintenance and troubleshooting.

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Work experience in Garden and Technical Sales (Ace Hardware and Lesco). L&O Spray Technican/Horticulturist/Tree permitting (Local Municipality). Commercial Landscape Maintenance (Condo complex and Shopping Mall)

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Past member Florida Landscape Maintenance Association (Pinellas County).

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On the 'Gardenweb' under the pseudonym "Ronalawn82"

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CPO certified (L&O) Florida. Hons. Graduate: Eastern Caribbean Farm Institute (now Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry), Trinidad WI.

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