Soil Test Kit & Your Nutrition Program

Soil Test Kit

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1. Mower Measure
3. Pre-Paid Shipping Box
5. Garden Trowel
2. Instruction Manual
4. Soil Sample
6. Submission Form

Pick up your Soil Test Kit in-store from one of our participating retailers. Click here.

Your Nutrition
Program
Getting Started
with your Soil
Test Kit (video)
 

3 Easy Steps!

Your Nutrition Program starts with a soil test.

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Collect Your
Soil Sample

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Mail Sample
to our Lab

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Start Your
Nutrition Program!

 

What is Your Nutrition Program?

Your Nutrition Program is part of your comprehensive soil test report - included with the purchase of a Soil Test Kit.

It is a prescription-based, annual nutrition plan that is simple, affordable and catered to the specific needs of your soil.

The multi-page soil test report includes:

Page 1:

  • Soil test results from A&L Canada Laboratories, including optimal ranges

  • The analysis includes organic matter, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), and base saturation of cations

 

Page 2:

  • Your Nutrition Program - your personalized annual fertilizer program

  • A shopping list of specific products to accompany Your Nutrition Program

 

Page 3:​

  • Detailed product use guidelines

Page 4:

  • A monthly maintenance schedule for your intended end use

Additional information: 

  • The average cost to purchase one (1) Soil Test Kit and Verified fertilizer to last for one growing season is $250 - $275 plus HST. This is based on:

    •  Average soil conditions in SW Ontario 

    • "Home Lawn" as the intended end use

    • An area of 2700 square feet (the average lawn size in Canada) 

  • Once samples are received at the lab, the turn around time is 3 - 4 business days

  • Fertilizer products are available where Soil Test Kits are sold

  • Your Nutrition Program can be started at any time of year

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If you are interested in testing your soil but this option is not a fit, not to worry!
A&L Canada Laboratories can still perform the analysis, check out the Basic Soil Report for details.​

Getting Started with your Soil Test Kit