Logan Labs Standard Soil Test Intrepretation


For best possible price, please send your samples to Logan Labs!

Why Choose BuildASoil?

Easy! We make the process quick and simple by offering:
  • We send you a package with soil sample bags, a pre-printed form to send off to Logan Labs, and pre-paid postage to make it quick and simple.
  • Precise instructions on how to obtain sample

The images below show an example Soil Report!

The Test

  • Standard Test: $45.00
  • Includes pH, organic matter, base saturation, total exchange capacity, Mehlich III extractable sulfur, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, boron, iron, manganese, copper, zinc, aluminum (*ammonium acetate method available.)

Do You Really Know if Your Soil is Balanced?

Average time from order to final report is 10 days.

(5-8 days for soil test and 1-3 days for the full custom report)

Each test includes a detailed report and soil test interpretation. Your custom report will be created to include exact numbers for amending your field or potting soil along with helpful tips for your particular scenario.

Soil Test Interpretation and Report Powered by @GROWRU

(GrowRu and BuildASoil have been working together since 2017 and after countless hours discussing the nuances of soil testing together a mutual trust has been developed and BuildASoil is very proud to offer his services along with our support)

Optional Extra Paid Service:

Go Direct to @GrowRu and get a custom prepared package with the exact micronutrients that you will require for each section of your garden. Once you recieve your report you will also have the option of getting small amounts of micronutrients from BuildASoil and weighing them yourself or you can get a custom blended and weighed kit exact to your specifications direct from @GrowRu. Instructions will be included with your soil report interpretation.

Please Copy and Paste the Following Info via email to Support@BuildASoil.com

The soil recommendations are done based on your situation. The more we know, the better we can help you.

Unless otherwise indicated, we will provide recommendations for 27 cubic feet / 1 yard of soil. If you use beds or pots and want the recommendations made to accommodate your bed/pots size, please provide the dimensions below.

  • Bed Dimensions/Pot Size:
  • Soil and Plant Information:
  • Farm Name:
  • Date:
  • Size of Area Sampled:
  • Size of Land Farmed:
  • Fertilizers on hand.
  • Do you currently have any fertilizers on your farm that you prefer to use?
  • If you farm organic or do you use natural products in addition to organic?
  • Fertilizer Applied Recently? If so, please list.
  • Lime Applied Previous 3 years?
  • Calcium Carbonate: Mo/Year: Amount Applied:
  • Dolomite: Mo/Year: Amount Applied:
  • Gypsum: Mo/Year: Amount Applied:
  • Otherwise we will go with recommendations based on your soil test results.
  • Nitrogen:
  • How did your crop finish? Dark green, Any signs of Aphids or Mites?
  • Do you have a preferred source of nitrogen for soil amendments? 
  • If you do not have a preference choose one or list your preference: Organic Alfalfa Meal, Organic Non GMO Soybean Meal, Organic Camelina meal, Karanja Cake?
  • Phosphate:
  • Potassium:
  • Limestone: (Type and analysis)
  • Compost: (Please include a sample test or analysis of product if possible)
  • Do you use cover crops for green manure?
  • Soil Texture: Percentage of Sand. Silt, Clay?
  • If a potting mix or soilless mix, please describe the inputs.
  • We can do a texture test via logan labs or you can estimate using this guide. (URL: http://www.ext.colostate.edu/mg/Gardennotes/214.html)
  • Detailed information is appreciated.
  • Any questions please ask.

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