For plant disease, turf disease, and nematodes please check the Dept. of Plant Pathology .
For insect problems please check with the Insect Diagnostic Lab.
Lawn and Garden Soil Samples
Applications: Home lawns, home vegetable and flower gardens, non-commercial fruit crops, landscape trees and shrubs.
Standard Analysis: $15 / sample. Includes soil pH, percent organic matter, phosphorus and potassium analysis in addition to a lime recommendation, fertilizer recommendation and other environmental tips.
Optional: | Soluble Salts: $7 | Physical Analysis (percent sand, silt, and clay): $23 | Calcium and Magnesium $3|
Lead screening is also available for $15 per sample.
Additional References & Resources
- Sampling Garden Soils and Turf Areas for Testing (A2166)
- Understanding Your Soil Test Results
- Lowering Soil pH
- Lawn/Turf Resources
- Vegetable Garden Resources
- Mixed Bed Resources
- Flower Garden Resources
- Tree Resources
- Shrub Resources
- Fruit Resources
- Annual Cover Resources
- Permanent Cover Resources
- Management of Wisconsin Soils (A3588)