URI Master Gardeners will test your soil at these locations in 2014. Some events are REGULAR/ONGOING, others are SINGLE EVENTS.
Find out how to prepare a soil sample here.
Testing while you chat.
- URI Master Gardeners to do free soil pH tests and answer questions about the Botanical Center and your gardens.
- First Saturday of the month except where noted. 11-2pm.
- Indoors or outdoors depending on weather.
- April 5, 2014
- April 27, 2014 SUNDAY Fairy Festival all day event
- May 3
- June 7
- July 12
- August 2
- September 6
- October 4
- November 1
- December 6 Holiday in the Park, so no soil testing
Paradise Valley Park – Corner of Paradise and Prospect, Middletown, RI
- Every Saturday from April 12 to end of September from 11am-1pm.
Prescott Farm – Portsmouth, RI
- Every Sunday, April through September, 9am to 12pm
- Monday through Thursday
- 9:30am -1:30pm
- April through September
2014 Upcoming statewide free Saturday Soil pH tests by trained URI Master Gardeners.
- April through September, Monday through Thursday, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, Kingston Campus URI Outreach Center. Kingston, RI
- April 1 and every Sunday through September, 9:00 to noon, Prescott Farm, Portsmouth, RI
- April 3, 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Coventry Library, Coventry, RI
- April 5, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Home Depot, Rt. 102, North Kingston, RI
- April 5, and every first Saturday of the month except July (12), 11:00 to 2:00, Roger Williams Park Botanical Center , Providence, RI
- April 12, 9:00 am to noon, Woodbridge Nursery, Scituate, RI *
- April 12, 9:00 to noon, Lowe's, 555 Greenwich Ave., Rte. 5, Cranston RI
- April 12 and every Saturday until end of September, 11:00 – 1:00, Paradise Valley Park, Middletown, RI
- April 26, noon to 4:00 pm, Wildwood Nursery, 659 Frenchtown Rd., East Greenwich, RI *
- April 26, 9:00 am to noon, Cranesbill Nursery, 30 New Meadow Rd., Swansea MA *
- May 3, 9:00 to noon, Charlestown Community Garden, Ninegret Park, Charleston, RI
- May 3 & 4, Hattoy's Nursery, 315 Black Rock Rd., Coventry RI *
- May 4, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Pezza Farm, 2279 Plainfield Pike, Johnston RI *
- May 10, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, East Farm Festival. Rt. 108, Kingston
- May 17, 9:00 to noon, Cumberland Monastery Plant Sale, Rt. 114, Cumberland *
- May 17, 10:00 to noon, Daggett Farm, Slater Park, Pawtucket
- May 18, TBD, Wilcox Park, Westerly, RI
- May 24, TBD, Scituate Farmers' Market, Scituate *
- June 7, TBD, Dr. Reuben Mason Medicinal Garden, *
- July 26 & 27, 10am-2pm, Foster Fair, Foster, RI *
- Sept. 13, TBD, Attleboro Farmers' Market, Finberg Field, RT. 118, Attleboro MA *
- Sept. 20, 11 am to 4:00 pm, Harvest Festival, Ninigret Park, Charleston, RI *
- Sept. 20, 9-12pm, Hope Street Farmers Market, Lippitt Park, Providence, RI (near the Pawtucket city line)