Posts Tagged ‘soil testing’

Soil Testing – Using Litmus Paper

Q: Your January articles on soil pH interested me. I recall that back in ancient times when I was studying chemistry at the University of Georgia we used litmus paper. If my soil is stirred in with good neutral well...


Soil Testing – Electronic Probes

Q: In your recent articles you described how to take soil samples for analysis. There was no mention, however, of using probes that measure soil pH and, in some models, soil nutrients as well. I have seen these probes for...


Soil Testing

Q: I am getting my lawn soil tested. My front yard looks good but my back yard has been a challenge. Should I do a soil test for the back and a second one for the front? A: If the...