Soil tests

One of the key steps in maintaining a quality homelawn is a soil test. Read the publications below or watch the video on how to collect soil samples from your lawn. Contact your county cooperative extension agent for more information on getting a free soil test for your homelawn.

Publication Title (pdf)
FSA2121 Test Your Soil for Plant Food and Lime Needs
FSA2153 The Soil Test Report    
FSA2118 Understanding the Numbers on Your Soil Test Report    

For a full list of extension publications on maintaining a homelawn, click here.