Soil testing kit opinion....

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Team Lawn Care, Feb 22, 2005.

  1. Team Lawn Care

    Team Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    Need some help. Which one is worth the money? Where do I purchase it?
  2. Wells

    Wells LawnSite Member
    from SLC UT
    Posts: 0

    Depends on what your looking for.

    There are testers available that only test the PH level of the soil and then there are testers that will test for PH, N, P, and K.

    The testers can range from about $25 up to several thousand dollars depending on the quality of the device.

    You can also take a soil sample and send it to your local agriculture division and let them do a complete soil analysis. Their results will give you allot more infromation about the soil than anything you will be able to get from a testing kit on your own. Seems like those generally run around $40 but i may be way off on the price.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    sending in a soil test is only $10 here

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