This is a continuation of a previous post by Virginia Rockwell on the topic of soil. Read "This is Only a Test," from April 18.
Your soil results are in - now what?
Most of us aren't soil scientists. When we see technical terms and symbols, we begin to glaze over and reach for the fertilizer bag - at a very high cost to our streams, the Bay and local taxes. Having a garden coach who understands your way of gardening, budget and proper equipment constraints is important. You and your horticulturalist, designer, landscaper, nutrient management planner and local extension agent have the results. They can now help interpret the analysis and further advise you on your next steps. Continue reading