2014 Soil Testing Dates

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.

 

REGULAR/ONGOING SERIES

Testing while you chat.

Roger Williams Park Botanical Center, Providence, RI

  • 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

Prescott Farm – Portsmouth, RI

  • Every Sunday, April through September, 9am to 12pm

URI Garden Hotline - Kingston Campus URI Outreach Center

 

 SINGLE EVENTS

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)