10 color coded tests: 4 for pH, 2 each for nitrogen, phosphorus and potash.
Why test YOUR SOIL
Plants need food (nutrients) for healthy growth. Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potash (N, P, and K for short), play a vital role in plant growth just as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and protein do in our health.
HOW TO TEST YOUR SOIL
For gardeners already familiar with soil testing you'll appreciate the unique, patented, specially designed "color comparator" and capsule system, that make quick work of testing. For those of you new to sol testing, you will appreciate this easy, fast, and fun way to achieve better-growing results from your gardening efforts!
Everything is color-coded, including the color comparator films and capsules. All you do is take a sample of soil, mix with water, transfer some of the solution to the color comparator, add powder from capsule, shake and watch the color develop. Then, note y0ur test results. Fast, easy and it only takes a few minutes!
WHEN TO TEST YOUR SOIL
Soil should be tested periodically throughout the growing season, but it is especially recommended to test before planting in Spring and when preparing beds in Fall. And, if you feel your plants are not growing well, a soil test may help.