Video: How to Test Your Garden Soil

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Ever wonder “what’s the best way to fertilize my garden?” It starts with testing your soil. Watch as Extension Horticulture Agent Jeana Myers demonstrates how to test garden soil for levels of plant nutrients, minerals, pH and acidity, and more, which will help you make the most informed decision, optimize your garden results and protect the environment by minimizing excessive use of fertilizers.

You can pick up your soil testing kits right here at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Polk County Center at 79 Carmel Lane in Columbus. Once your soil test results come back, our Agricultural Agent here in Polk County will be happy to go over them with you.