Soil Sampling Instructions
Take samples from 5 locations around your garden from areas such as :
Close to your house
In the vegetable patch or planned area for vegetable patch
Where children are likely to play
How to take and store your sample
For each sample
Remove top 2cms of soil from the area you are wanting to sample.
Take a trowel full of soil.
Remove any grass or vegetation before sampling.
Put the sample in a ziplock bag and seal the bag.
Label the bag with the following (see photo)
Date sample was taken
Sample description and location (eg Veggie patch 1, 2 etc)
Name and address of house
PLACE ALL SAMPLES IN A WELL LABELED, SEALED PLASTIC BAG
Samples can either be dropped off at :
1/9 Colin Street, West Perth
or posted to :
PO Box 760, West Perth, WA 6872
Payment is required before results are released either via bank deposit or credit card (call 089321 2830). Bank details :
Healthy Homes and Gardens
Acc No 0780418