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Soil Testing Kits

Testing the soil in your garden is important as it will help you to buy and grow the plants which suit the type of soil you have - whether it's acid, alkaline or neutral. Knowing the ph of your soil will also help you to keep your plants healthy. Soil Testing Kits are available in a range of sizes but all are based on the same simple method: First take a sample of soil from your garden Mix this sample with a chemical provided and water in a soil test tube supplied with the kit. Compare the colour of the sample in the test tube to the chart supplied to determine the ph of your soil.