any reliable ph soil test kits?

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by mrkosar, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. RIGHT ON!

    Do it right, get a quality soil test, one that includes the base saturations, don't forget the soluble salts

    want to quickly impress the client, use an inexpensive ph meter for a quick check on ph, then do a soil test to test the nutrients and get recommendations!!!!!!
  2. The Friendly Green

    The Friendly Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    I use the Kelway, it seems to work well enough. Mind you not as extensive as the other larger kits, but the customers seem to like it.
  3. EliteImpressions

    EliteImpressions LawnSite Member
    from Jersey
    Messages: 215

    There hasnt been a post in over a year on this. Seeing if there are any other insights maybe from Ric or some of the other elder members. I know sending out the soil is more accurate but I like the idea of testing right away.
  4. Prolawnservice

    Prolawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 612

    RIC was banned from posting in the organic forum a few years ago , your best bet is to get a quality soil test done at a lab. Its not worth the time or money for hand held units.
  5. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,227

    this is some honest stuff right here!

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