You can obtain pH, nutrient profile, and other specialized soil tests through CCE-Nassau.

You can obtain pH, nutrient profile, and other specialized soil tests through CCE-Nassau.

CCE-Nassau can identify Plants, Insects, and Diseases for $5/sample.

Help for Gardeners

The CCE Nassau Horitculture program provides support and services that can help home gardeners with a variety of gardening challenges.

Helpline

Trained Master Gardener volunteers respond to your gardening questions. Hotline and Horticulture Center are open T, W, Th, and Sat from 10am-1pm and Th from 4pm-7pm, or stop into the East Meadow Farm during these hours. Winter Hours are T, W, Th from 10am-1pm (November-March).

Soil Testing Services

You can obtain pH and texture soil tests through CCE Nassau. Click here for soil testing fact sheet and the instructions for taking a soil sample before bringing your sample to CCE Nassau for pH testing. 

Additional Soil Testing Services Provided by Other Labs

For a soil nutrient profile and other specialized soil test, click here.

Insect, Disease or Plant Identification

This service is done here at CCE Nassau for $7/sample. If necessary, samples can be sent to Cornell University for identification, at a charge of $25/sample. Please read this information about how to submit an insect sample to The Cornell University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory.

Seed Saving Resources

For more information on saving seeds and a list of organizations that promote seed saving, seed production and plant breeding, go to Cornell University's resource page on all things seedy!


Last updated May 24, 2016