Soil testing and Powerseeding?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dreich3075, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. dreich3075

    dreich3075 LawnSite Member
    from Ct
    Messages: 36

    How do you go about testing soil and or where do you get a kit to do so?

    Anyone have any experience with powerseeding. More germination than new soil and seed? How do you charge for this also?
  2. Genlandscape

    Genlandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    Soil test kits are available almost anywhere. I would bet that a Lawnsite sponsor carries one or can refer you to someone that does. Instructions for use should be included with the test kit. Multi test soil probes are also available but are generally more expensive. You can contact your local extension for local nutrient requirements, also check with your local or state Ag. dept. to be sure certification is not required for soil ammendment (fertilizer/pH adjustment). We don't do much but hydroseeding down here so no help there.

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