Originally Posted by SethTheLawnGuy
I'm slowing getting the owner to move towards an irrigation system. I'm going to get a soil test done of the yard and see what all it needs. So if I don't bring in any soil, should I just cultivate the soil, plant and then see what happens from there? With the irrigation system in of course.
Test soil, cultivate, add whatever is needed to bring soil to proper levels, get irrigation installed, plant. The soil test you run should include base levels and ratios. It is more comprehensive than NPK and pH.