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Anybody ever tested a do it yourself soil test??

Postby dj_backq » May 02, 2008 9:10 pm

Anybody ever tested a do it yourself soil test kit?

I've seen these DIY soil test kits sold on the web, like Veseys. It can test for pH, nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium.

I'm just wondering if they work well and are accurate? One kit can due as much as 6 test of each kind.... far less cheaper then paying for a professional soil analysis.

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Postby butterfly » May 02, 2008 9:25 pm

Home hardware has them

I never tried them but they say they work very well
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Postby Eeyore » May 02, 2008 11:38 pm

I have but I'm not convinced they are that accurate....
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Postby Pepper » May 03, 2008 7:20 am

I haven't tried one either, but definitely considered it - as soon as someone comes along and says they're worth it, I'll try it though - love gadgets! :lol:
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