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It’s April, get soil ready for planting

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According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, April is the time to have your soil tested if you plan to start a new flower or vegetable garden, or if one you have is not performing well.


University of Minnesota’ Soil Testing Lab will analyze the soil and make recommendations based on reliable data.

Stop by the Extension Office to pick up a soil testing bag and information sheet.

It is also time to

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