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Why should you sample your soil?
sampling is like a medical "checkup." Doctors do not prescribe
medication without one. Without an analysis of your soil, you are
guessing what plant food your soil requires to reach its optimum levels.
What do you get
from your soil sample?
send a sample of your soil to the soil lab, you receive an analysis that
tells you the existing condition of your soil.
Along with an interpretation of the results that will include nitrogen,
phosphorus, potassium and pH recommendations.
What do you do
with the soil analysis?
lab what you plan to grow. Nutrient recommendations will be based upon
your current analysis and the type of plants.
Use your recommendations to select the proper plant food and the quantity
the soil requires reaching its optimum levels.
How many soil
samples should you take?
many samples as you have areas that will be treated individually.
should you sample?
depends on the nutrient "health" of your soil.
If you do not have any major problems, you should sample every third year
or so. If you have problems, you should sample annually until the
problems are corrected.
Soil Testing Labs new?
No, the people
at CALMAR have been analyzing soil since 1979.
The procedures used by CALMAR meet the approved soil testing methodology
of the NCR-13 Soil Testing Committee which are the best available.
No shortcuts are taken. CALMAR tests thousands of soil samples each week
in both agriculture and the home and garden sectors.
CALMAR sell plant foods?
CALMAR Labs are independent. CALMAR specializes in soil analysis and does
not sell any fertility products.
The soil interpretation you receive can be taken to
your favorite plant food dealer to help determine the best products for
your soil. CALMAR will only recommend what your soil truly needs.
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Once the lab receives your sample, you will receive your
analysis within one to two weeks.