Soil testing

A popular time to amend soil is in early Fall. Whether you are planting a garden, an orchard or thinking of hay and pasture a soil test can help you know what you will need to amend your soil for the best results possible. Call our office for more information. Cost is $15 per sample.

MU Extension publication G9215, Soil Sampling Pastures
MU Extension publication G6954, Soil Testing for Lawns
MU Extension publication G9102, Liming Missouri Soils
MU Extension publication G9112, Interpreting Missouri Soil Test Reports

Information for the workshop and for online registration (PDF)

Journal Your Garden

photo: Garden Journal and garden tools

The most challenging aspect of successful gardening just might be the difficulty recalling what worked and what didn't from year to year. Many gardeners believe the keys to successful gardening are getting your plans on paper first and keeping records. MU Extension's new publication, MP928, From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar, gives you an easy way to record your garden plans, observations and ideas.

This publication also includes year-round resources to guide gardeners at all experience levels. Written by MU Extension horticulture specialists who teach Master Gardeners, this publication brings you reliable and relevant information.

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