July 17, 2014 in UncategorizedCan I Apply Too Much Lime To The Garden? This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of my links, I'll make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support! Yes. Most vegetables grow best in soils slightly acidic. Excess liming can make the soil too alkaline, which reduces the availability of some nutrients and reduces plant growth.