Soil Sampling

Soil Sampling Instructions

Sampling Locations

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

Example of how to package soil to send for analysis

Download our soil sampling service information brochure

Person collecting soil for soil analysis

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 :

 

2/9 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 
BSB  302-162
Acc No 0780418