List of local labs: Local Labs Soil Testing (pdf)
||Soil sampling a great tool for home gardeners to assess conditions of their landscape beds, vegetable beds, lawns, etc.
A good soil testing program can be divided into four parts:
1 – Taking the sample
2 – Analyzing the sample
3 – Interpreting the sample analysis
4 – Making recommendations
We can assist with how, when, and why to test your soils.
Read this to get started: Soil Testing for Home Gardeners
How to Collect a Soil Sample (video):
How to collect soil samples: https://puyallup.wsu.edu/soils/soils/
Once you take a sample, you must send it to a laboratory for analysis. NOTE: WSU maintains a database of labs, inclusion of a laboratory or consultant in this list does not imply any endorsement by WSU.
TIP: We recommend calling the local labs to make sure things have not changed recently due to COVID-19.
Interpreting Results: After you receive results from the lab WSU Whatcom can assist you with guidance. Contact the WSU Whatcom MG plant clinic at: firstname.lastname@example.org