Soil Test

Soil Analysis

Soil Analysis
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The lawn soil test analysis is like getting your blood checked at the doctors.  The soil report you receive  should have information you can understand and others you don’t.  The soil test analysis video at the bottom of the page is your best source of understanding the results. The correct numbers and percentages on the soil test […]

Soil Test Report

Soil Test Report
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This page is dedicated to a soil test report example. From time to time you will be directed to this page to more clearly understand the topic at hand. Soil Test Report Results Please reference the soil test example page often when studying soil test report site. Especially, pages regarding soil. Of course, discussions on […]

Percent Base Saturation for Lawns

Percent Base Saturation for Lawns
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Percent Base Saturation for lawns is one of the more important results you’ll want to pay attention to with regards to your soil test.  Getting your optimum percentages that you soil analysis requires is important. Maintaining a Calcium / Magnesium soil ratio of 7 – 1 or 8 – 1 is important for a successful […]

Organic Matter for Lawns Topdressing

Organic Matter for Lawns Topdressing
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Organic matter for lawns is important in achieving healthy green grass. Whether you use organic or chemicals to fertilize your lawn, an organic matter level around 10% will make your efforts a lot easier. What is organic matter ? It can be described as compost, humus, organic material, rich soil or food for microbes. However […]

Nitrogen in Lawn Soil

Nitrogen in Lawn Soil
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How to increase nitrogen in lawn soil is easy without having to rely on chemical fertilizers. Organic fertilizers raise nitrogen in your lawn but the grass plant can only absorb inorganic forms of it. Nitrogen (n) in lawn soil is what makes grass-green.  It’s the most important of the lawn nutrients and can be added […]

Cation Exchange Capacity

Cation Exchange Capacity
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Besides pH, Cation Exchange Capacity or CEC is probably the most important result you will get back on your soil test. It doesn’t really matter how much or how often you apply nutrients or anything else if the plant can’t absorb it. Understanding the actual science of exchange capacity isn’t really that important with regards […]