How can I test a lawn to see if it is chemically ok?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by clydesdale, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. clydesdale

    clydesdale LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 403

    For example, how do i tell if a lawn needs potassium, nitrogen etc??? How do you know what a lawn needs? i usually just add water and fertilizer, but i want to be a little more scientific. When do you need lime etc.... Thanks
  2. naturescaretaker

    naturescaretaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 854

    Take a soil sample and take it to Lesco or your local county extension office for testing.

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