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Soil Testing & Plant Analysis Lab
 

WELCOME TO SOIL TESTING & PLANT ANALYSIS LAB
104 Sturgis Hall · 137 J.C. Miller Hall · Baton Rouge, LA · 70803
Phone: (225) 578-2110 · Fax: (225) 578-1403
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You may be interested in our services if you are a:

  • home owner who is sodding a new lawn, planting trees, flowers, shrubs, or vegetable gardens
  • professional in the agriculture and horticulture industry
  • scientific researcher, extension cooperator, or using demonstration plots

The vitality of your lawn and garden depend on your soil, but soil properties are often overlooked. Why should you have your soil tested? If you like azaleas but your soil has a high pH (i.e., the soil is basic rather than acidic), you will not have azaleas with stunning spring foliage. If your soil does not have sufficient nutrients, you will not be able to grow a robust garden. Many people have soil samples tested only when plants are in trouble, but the time to test and amend your soil is before problems occur. Soil testing will provide you with the information you need to treat your soil so your plants will flourish.

We test soil, the nurtitional status of your plants, and irrigation and pond water.

Contact the Soil Lab

Contact us for information on how to get your soil, plants, and water tested.

 


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