Published on 08/13/99

'Georgia Gardener' Shows How to Test Soil

Want the best garden, lawn or landscape you can have? You can't do it without good soil samples. On "The Georgia Gardener" Aug. 19, host Walter Reeves gives some timely pointers on taking and using soil samples in your gardening.

ggardes.jpg (4940 bytes)Reeves will also show how to preserve herbs so you can take those great tastes from your backyard through the winter. Then he'll talk about what's hot with rot -- how hot is your compost pile?

"The Georgia Gardener" is designed specifically for Georgia gardeners. It airs on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and is rebroadcast on Saturdays at 10 a.m. on GPTV.

The show is a production of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and PFC Holding Company.

Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.