Soil Testing?

gardengirl36July 24, 2013

I live in south Texas and recently decided to get into veggie gardening and put in some raised beds this past year. I know my soil is not the greatest due to the performance of some of the veggies I attempted to grow this past year. I know that there are some soil test kits you can buy online or you can ship in a sample to a lab. I just do not know where to begin. Any suggestions?

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bostedo(8a tx-bp-dfw)

We've used the TAMU soil testing lab for a baseline. Info can be found at the following link. Nice variety of tests at different price points (~$10-$84) depending upon what you want to know.

However, don't count on much attention to be given to the "problems" field on the Urban and Homeowner Soil Sample form.

Here is a link that might be useful: TAMU soil testing services

    Bookmark   July 24, 2013 at 2:21PM
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