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Re: soil test results

Pam, that's wonderful.  To see the results on paper proving your labors were
fruitful.  Admittedly, just looking at your garden would prove that, but
sometimes it's imortant to have that verification on paper.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, September 13, 2003 12:06 PM
Subject: [CHAT] soil test results

> Well it's a good thing after all that I did that soil test. 3 years of
> organic fertilizers, compost and mineral amendements have brought all
> the levels of nutrients up, phosporous is actually a little too high.
> Won't have to buy anything except kelp and greensand for the potted
> plants for the next 3 to 5 years according to the lab's (TAMU)
> recommendation. Won't that save me a boatload of money? pH has gone from
> slightly alkaline to slightly acidic (6.8) too. Guess I can lay off on
> the coffee grounds for awhile (except around my camellia). Even my
> micro-nutrient levels were high also. Now I can skip fall fertilizing
> entirely this year. What a concept!
> Thought some might find that interesting........
> :-)
> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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