Friday, February 1, 2013

Home Grown: Testing Garden Soil

When planting time arrives, how do you know if you are putting the right amount of lime and fertilizer on your lawn, garden or field?

To be certain, this is time to take a soil sample -- before planting a crop or garden. A soil test should be the foundation of any fertilization program.

No one call tell whether a field or garden has too much phosphorus or too little organic matter simply by smelling and touching the soil. But, a sample of the soil taken to a local extension office can be tested to determine what is needed to maximize potential.

Continued at... Testing Garden Soil

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