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Category: Shows and Appearances, Restore The Land, Shows & Appearances
In one month Texas Plant and Soil Lab will be attending the Restore the Land Conference in Bastrop, Texas, this November 6th and 7th. If you plan on attending this two-day event and have not yet secured your lodging, we highly recommend you make reservations now. More information can be found here on the Restore […]
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:00:06 +0000

Category: Blog, Acres U.S.A. Magazine, Acres USA 2015
Be sure and check out our ad in the latest issue of Acres U.S.A.® Magazine. And don’t forget! There’s only 10 days left to enter for a chance to win an All-Access Pass to this year’s Acres U.S.A.® Conference including our pre-conference workshop, “Advanced Soil and Crop Health – Maximizing Crop Performance Profitably, Even Under […]
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:00:57 +0000

Category: Agricultural Events, Grape Camp, TWGGA
Grape Camp is right around the corner. November 1st and 2nd will be the 2015 Annual Grape Camp at Lady Bird Johnson Park Pavilion, in Fredericksburg Texas. Texas Plant and Soil Lab sponsors Grape Camp annually and will once again this year be sponsoring the Beverage Table and Break Session. Grape Camp is a two-day […]
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:42:56 +0000

Category: Agricultural Events, Acres USA 2015, Conference Giveaway
Enter for a chance to win! We’re trying to make going to an Acres U.S.A. Conference even better! With this Conference Giveaway you could win one All-Access pass to this year’s Acres U.S.A. Conference. This all-access pass is a 550 dollar value and includes participation in Texas Plant and Soil Lab’s December 8th all-day workshop. […]
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:43:16 +0000

TP&S Lab Offers Mail-in Soil Test Kits

Texas Plant and Soil Lab Mail-in Soil Test Kit

With our soil test kits, you follow our simple included instructions on how to take a soil sample and you put the sample in our easy to return mail-in box (included in three of the five kits) and you ship it to us and we do all the work and provide you with laboratory accurate analysis and recommendations based on over seventy years of experience and results.

For Online Purchase, the following links will take you to independent retail vendor

For Local Vendors please check this list.

Lawn and Garden Comprehensive
Agricultural Comprehensive
Comprehensive Test plus Solvita® Soil Health and Activity Test
Comprehensive Test plus Heavy Metals mirco-screening: Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead

Why Our Soil Kits Are The Better Option

If you perform a search on the internet for soil test kits, you will be offered the usual selection of home chemistry sets with test tubes and dropper-bottles with a few ounces of chemicals that you probably don't want to have around your house anyway - and instructions on how to mix 3 ml of solution A with .8 ounces of solution B with 2 grams of your soil dried and ground down to a semi-fine granular-powder, or maybe not even that much trouble. Then compare the resulting yellow or blue solution to this faded, printed color-chart and whichever shade seems closest that tells you your range of whatever-it-is compound. From that point, assuming you've measured all of the componenets correctly and deduced the results accurately, it is presumed that you know what to do with your soil for your plants at your resulting amounts of whatever-they-are.

With TP&S Lab's mail-in soil test kits you have an easy way to return your sample. You relieve yourself of the labor of performing messy chemistry tests. You avoid unwanted clutter and chemicals in your home. You get laboratory accurate results and recommendations based on generations of agricultural knowledge.

Soil Test Kits Local Vendor List


Water Right Technology
John Witzke
2204 Tully Rd
Modesto, CA 95350
Phone: 209-595-4099
Contact e-mail address


Microbial Earth
405 Academy
Austin, TX 78704-1812

Mary Cummings
RCW Nurseries
15809 Tomball Parkway
Houston, TX 77086
Phone: 281-440-5161

Bio-S.I. Technology, LLC
109 E. 6th Street
Justin, Texas 76247
Phone: 940-648-2425

Mary Pennington
Milberger Landscaping and Nursery
3920 North Loop 1604E
San Antonio, TX 78247
Phone: 210-497-3760

Tem-Bel Nursery
5300 South General Bruce
Temple, TX 76502
Phone: 254-778-5651
Fax: 254-778-0736
Contact info and Directions

Smith Garden Town
4940 Seymour Hwy.
Wichita Falls, TX 76310
Phone: 940-692-7100
Fax: 940-692-6420
Contact info and Directions

If you wish to purchase easy mail-in soil test kits from a local nursery or garden center not seen here, have them contact TP&S Lab at 956-383-0739.

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