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Heirloom tomato with shiny skin comes from Bat Farms in Bertram, TX (Top Growers). Mine of the same variety looks dull. Which makes sense. I am about to get a soil test.

Tasty heirloom tomato with shiny skin comes from Bat Creek Farm in Bertram, TX. Mine of the same variety looks dull. Which makes sense. I am about to get a soil test.

“If you have not taken a soil test in the lawn, garden or orchard in the last three years, do so this year.”

This is from the Garden Guide for Austin and Vicinity, Fourth Edition, by the Travis County Master Gardeners Association.

“Soil Testing sample bags and forms are available at the Travis County Agrilife Extension Office: 512-854-9600. 

Having your soil tested is a good start toward growing a beautiful landscape or bountiful garden.

Soil reports provide basic information on the nutritional condition of the soil. Necessary corrections can then be made to avoid poor plant growth and loss of yield.”

I pulled the following link from the guide:

Texas A&M Soil Testing Lab: http://www.soiltesting.tamu.edu/