Print This Page

Soil Testing for Fall Newsletter

Soil Testing for Fall

Fall is an excellent time to take soil samples, get the test results back, and make plans for next year's fertilization program which should begin for gardeners, farmers and landscapers in late winter before the spring growth begins.

Synthetic fertilizer recommendations are usually to wait until spring and the plants have begun to grow. That's not what we advise. Organic fertilizer feeds the soil - and microbes specifically. In turn, they feed the soil - the natural way. A very small investment in soil testing will result in recommendations for managing the fertilizer budget to maximize production at the lowest cost. Management by guessing can be a waste of money and nonproductive.


If you have any questions on this newsletter or any other topic, tune in Sunday 8am -11am (CST) to the Dirt Doctor Radio Show. The phone number for the show is 1-866-444-3478. Listen on the internet or find a station in your area. Organic Club of America Members can log in on Sunday mornings to see the Dirt Doctor's Live Broadcast.

Please share this newsletter with everyone in your address book and all of your friends on Facebook and Twitter to help me spread the word on organics.

Naturally yours, 
Howard Garrett

P.S. Join me in East Texas Nov 10 - Living from the Ground Up
click here for details



Join the Organic Club of America.


content_img.8782.img.jpg      TX Organic Research Center

Membership supports TORC.

Forward this newsletter to family and friends and ask them
subscribe for Howard Garrett's Free E-Newsletter. 

Dirt Doctor, Inc. P.O. Box 140650 Dallas, TX 75214
Copyright(c) 2012

If you no longer wish to receive Howard Garrett's Weekly Newsletter, 
click reply and put Unsubscribe in the subject line.





  Search Library Topics      Search Newspaper Columns