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  • Soil Testing

    Having soil problems? Need to know what to add to your soil to make things grow? Have your soil tested by the UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab in Marshfield for $15.

    What You Get

    - Analysis of the current nutrient content of your soil
    - Current soil pH
    - Recommendation of type and amount of fertilizer to add

    Helpful Information about soil sampling

    Sampling Lawn and garden soils for analysis Pub A2166

    Forms and instructions

    Soil Sample Submission Form
    Soil Testing Kit Instructions
    Instructions for Submitting Samples

    If you have further inquiries, please call the UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab at 715) 387-2523 or go to their website: http://uwlab.soils.wisc.edu



  • Horticulture Helpline

    Have a yard or garden question? Call or e-mail our Horticulture Helpline. This free service allows callers to speak with a trained Master Gardener Volunteer regarding plant, bug or soil questions by phone or email. Telephone hours for the Horticulture Helpline vary by season.

    Call 262-548-7779 or e-mail questions to uwex1@waukeshacounty.gov.

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