My well water has sodium bicarbonate, when irrigated and dried the sand become very hard or like stone. My plants are not growing well. Please advice me.
I tested the water and result is :
Ph : 7.7
Bicarbonate : 5.6
Chloride : 1.4
Calcium : 1.1
Magnesium : 0.5
Sodium : 5.32
Pottasium : 0.08
SAR (sodium absorption ratio) 4.0
RSC (residual sodium carbonate) 5.97
Type : C1S1R3 Na(HCo3)2
Please advise me if you have any suggestions.