Our extensive soil
The more you investigate a soil's properties the better it can be managed & looked after. The Silver service assesses nutrient levels, organic matter & characterises the soil.
This soil analysis package is perfect for:
providing a good all round insight into your garden soil
deciding the best approach to manage & improve your garden
provides all the standard tests
This Service includes:
Determines level of soil acidity, which governs nutrient availability to plants.
Proportion of sand-, silt- & clay-sized particles. This information significantly aids cultivation.
Amount of lime needed to reduce soil acidity, thus increasing fertility on acid soils.
The amount of organic matter in a soil provides many benefits to soil heath & cultivation.
Measures level of soluble salts in soil. Provides a useful metric for the health of heavily fertilised & heavily irrigated soils.
Vital nutrient for leaf & root growth, insufficiency stunts plant growth.
Essential nutrient - short supply affects many plant functions, but excess alters the root’s ability to take up other nutrients.
Important for the green plant pigment, chlorophyll. Helps the uptake of soil phosphorus. Excess potassium causes magnesium deficiency.
Small but essential amounts needed for growth. Soils high in iron, molybdenum & sulphur can prevent copper uptake in some animals.
Small amounts of iron are essential for plant nutrition. Shortages cause leaves to yellow.