Questions tagged [soil-test]

Tests for various soil characteristics including nutritional and contaminant content.

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Acidic soil containing chalk?

I’ve recently bought a property in a ‘dry chalk valley’. It’s an old barn with a paddock out the back. I bought an electronic soil pH meter (two prongs with an analog dial meter) and followed the ...
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Testing Soil with rapid-test by luster leaf

For Christmas I got one of those small kits that test the soil using a chemical enclosed in capsules. The one I got does Ph, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potash. And today I gave it a spin, and this is ...
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How to grow a grafted avocado in bad soil?

I live in St.Croix and want to plant into the ground a grafted avocado tree that is 2'ft (60 cm) high. I live close to the ocean. I see lots of mango trees in the neighborhood, but few if any ...
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Active lime estimation soil analysis

I am reading some studies on the adaptability of some citrus rootstocks on calcareous soil and in the description of the soil where they were tested the percentage of active lime is not indicated. The ...