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Build Your Soil

Test Your Soil

A soil test is a great first step in building soils that will promote healthy plants and discourage disease and pests. Here's where to get soil tests and further information:

UNH Analytical Services Lab

UVM Agricultural and Environmental Testing Lab

Use Compost

Compost builds the soil's capacity to hold moisture, resist disease, and a myriad other positive attributes. Compost can be used as a soil amendment as well as a mulch. Local places to get compost:

  • Thetford, Cedar Circle Farm - 802-785-4737
  • White River Junction, Upper Valley Co-op - 802-295-5804
  • West Lebanon Feed & Supply - 603-298-8600

Make your own compost:  Composting 101.


Organic fertilizers can add nutrients to your soil without the use of manufactured chemicals. Most are available at your local garden center.