The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension runs a Horticulture Clinic which provides unbiased research based information for all your horticulture and gardening questions. The Clinic offers diagnostic services free of charge; these services include insect, plant disease and plant identification. Proper identification also includes research based information regarding management if necessary. The clinic also performs pH soil testing for a minimal charge of $2.00 per sample.
Trained Master Gardeners are available to answer your horticulture questions via email, phone, or walk-in.
Diagnostic or soil samples maybe dropped off at the extension office anytime Monday –Friday 8:00am -4:30pm or can be mailed.
UMASS Soil Testing Services
The University of Massachusetts Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory is a UMass Extension program. The lab offers comprehensive analyses of soil, plant tissue, compost, and soilless greenhouse media. Please use the following information on how to properly submit samples.