by Wes M and Colby C
what is soil testing?
soil testing is a special chemical analysis that provides a guide for lime and fertilizer needs of soil.
Why should a homeowner perform soil testing?
To see what nutrients are in the soil and what they should add to the soil to improve ph levels.
What info does a soil test give you?
It describes the fertility status of your soil and info that will help improve the mineral nutrition of your plants
How do I perform a soil test?
clean your tools, take a sample from each area, keep track of where you took the samples from, mail to a testing facility
what do I do with unusual spots in my yard?
avoid them unless you want results from them
Where do I send a test?
Agronomic Division Soil Test Lab in Raleigh
How much does a test cost?
A test costs around $10
how long does it take to get test results back?
7-10 business days