PSA Soil Sample Website Q & A
Q. Is there more than one type of soil test?
A. All Soil Tests …
Q. What would I see in a lawn that would indicate I need a soil test?
A. Symptoms of Sick Soil (as indicated by your lawn)
Q. What would I look for on my trees or shrubs that would indicate I need a soil test?
A. Symptoms of Sick Soil (as indicated by your trees and shrubs)
Q. Are there things that I may not be able to see that might indicate that I should get a soil test?
A. Good Reasons for Soil Testing
Q. What will the results look like?
A. Soil Test Results
Q. How long does the process take?
A. Approximately 2 weeks
Q. If the soil test results indicate I need to put something on my lawn, trees, or shrubs, will I understand what is required and where I can get the products?
A. The PSA Report & Recommendation are very specific as to the required product and the amount of product to apply. Some of the products are available from any garden center. If you can’t locate a particular product, a company called Nature’s Pro, LLC has all of the products available and ships throughout the United States. Of course, you can always call someone from our helpful staff for further clarification and specific product recommendations.
Q. Are the products very costly?
A. Some, like lime or gypsum, for instance, are not costly at all. Some of the other products are a little more costly initially, but the results obtained from following the recommendations include healthier soil and healthier plants which are less costly to maintain in the long run including fewer pesticide applications . . . maybe even none. Depending on the size of the area, all products can easily be applied by a homeowner or a green industry professional.