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Soil Testing

Catching nutrient deficiencies helps you avoid stunted growth and off-color leaves

Depending on your soil’s native fertility, your plants may perform for years without needing additional fertilizer. But sooner or later, they’ll show their unhappiness by displaying stunted growth and/or off-color leaves. In this video, soil scientest Lee Reich covers the basics of soil testing and demonstrates how to take an accurate sample from your garden.

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