Testing Your Soil

I was wondering, how do you test the soil in your garden?

Thank you.

Hardiness Zone: 5a

By Joyce wis from Janesville, WI

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May 24, 20090 found this helpful

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/rock/

Click on: "Have a garden question?"

Here's another site with more telephone numbers:

http://www.wisc  untyoffices.html

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May 29, 20090 found this helpful

Go to your local Extension Service Office. They have a kit that you can buy (reasonable) and they will tell you how to collect the soil in different areas. You then send the sample away where it will be checked and you will get a reply.When you talk to the extension office-they explain every thing to you. Good luck. If you don't test your soil, how will you know how to amendent it. You will be wasting money, if you add some thing to your soil that is not necessary. Jeannnette

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