soil testing

  • How-To

    Basics of Soil Testing

    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…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Testing Your Soil

    A soil test is a simple project that will provide helpful information about your soil.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Sweet and Sour Soil: Testing Your Soil’s pH Levels

    Understanding what soil pH is and where your specific soil falls on the pH scale gives clues as to which plants will naturally thrive in your garden. This knowledge also…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Soil-Testing Basics: The ABCs of NPK

    To grow great soil, you've got to do the groundwork, and that means you have to know what you're working with. Get the dirt on your garden's pH and nutrients.