Soil Temperatures & Importance of Timing Pre-Emergents

A pre-emergent is a herbicide that is intended to prevent weeds before they have the chance to start developing. Weeds begin to germinate at soil temperatures around 60 degrees Fahrenheit, so it is key that you apply the first pre-emergent when your soil has consistently reached 55 degrees; making the best time of year for application in the Fall and Spring. 

Checking Your SoilKit Results

After you have registered your kit, collected your sample, and mailed it in, checking your SoilKit results is the next and most exciting part! You will receive an email notification with a link to view your results. The link will take you to your SoilKit dashboard. From there, you can view your results and easilyContinue reading “Checking Your SoilKit Results”

70 percent of homeowners reported dissatisfaction in a recent national survey. Start the solution where the problem begins: in the soil. The USDA recommends that you conduct an annual soil sample to allow for detection of soil quality and changes. SoilKit™ has simplified this complicated process in a way that customers can easily and quickly conduct a soil sample and understand the results.

We discussed the USDA’s recommendation that your soil should be tested annually to ensure that it is healthy. We also explained the importance of using the right products at the right rate for right reason, in an effort to avoid environmental runoff.