Baby CarrotsLawn and Garden Soil Analysis

From lawns to apple trees and everything in between, Rock River Laboratory offers professional soil nutrient analysis for the home gardener.

At Rock River Laboratory,  lawn and garden soil samples are analyzed using the same high-standard methods that the professionals use. More accurate than kits found in-store, the lawn and garden analysis includes reliable measurements of pH, buffer pH, organic matter, phosphorus, and potassium - everything needed to assess and balance the soil for optimal plant success. 

Also provided in a lawn and garden analysis is customized fertilizer recommendations, based on the type of plant(s) you wish to grow. Users simply list the plant types on the sample submission form, and custom recommendations will be included in the analysis report.

How to collect a soil sample for nutrient analysis

The accuracy of soil analysis begins with and depends on correct soil sample collection. Below are recommended guidelines for collecting an optimal soil sample from a lawn or garden for analysis.

Collecting a soil sample for a lawn, garden, or wildlife food plot

Tips for submitting a soil sample to Rock River Laboratory

  • Send samples in tightly sealed bags to ensure a safe shipment. Lawn and garden sample kits are available through Rock River Laboratory
  • Include the proper submission form with your sample