Seasonal Tip

Seasonal Tip

November, 2014
How can I test my soil's pH? »
Soil pH can be tested with a simple pH soil kit.


Testing Soil

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By testing the soil on a regular basis, you can ensure that your lawn is at the proper pH levels. Maintaining proper pH levels supports optimal growing conditions.

Why You Should Test Your Soil?

Testing your soil ensures that it contains the proper amount of available nutrients grass needs to grow and thrive. Poor soil will result in an unhealthy, unattractive lawn. One of the biggest problems in certain parts of the country is improper soil pH levels.

What is soil pH

Soil pH refers to the acidity or alkalinity of the soil. Proper soil pH is important because it affects the nutrients that are available in the soil for a lawn. For most grass varieties, the optimum pH range is 6.5 to 7.5. Maintaining your soil's pH within this range will provide maximum nutrition and result in a healthier lawn.