Lifestyle DIY Sample Kit

Lifestyle DIY Sample Kit

An Ecofarm DIY Sample Kit for lifestyle properties contains all the equipment you need to take your own soil samples and post them back to us for results and analysis. We can then recommend a prescribed blend, providing your soil with exactly what it does and doesn't need.

NZ$ 517.50 including GST
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The lifestyle block is as important as a big farm station for it has the ability to provide nutrition to many animals and people on that block as well as the joy of providing for oneself.

These days as people are turning to providing for themselves, family and friends and it makes sense to promote the best and fastest growth possible, combined with healthy, nutritious produce, be that in the livestock or in the plant. 

When you order your Ecofarm Aotearoa Lifestyle DIY Sample Kit we send you the whole kit and caboodle! If you follow the instructions carefully you can pull the plugs required using the provided probe, package them up and send them back to the office. 

Once your samples get to the office they are prepared for a trip to Ohio, USA where Brookside Laboratories test them to the unique specifications required by Ecofarm Aotearoa. (The same tests that are required for farms too). It takes about 14-20 days to get the results back (depending on shipping).

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The results are then analysed and recommendations are made to create the prescription for your lifestyle, life sustaining block.  We are often surprised at what is required in the prescribed blend and often at what ISN’T required – every block is different. 

That is why it is necessary to know the starting base material.

  • We find out the existing nutrient status of your soil and pasture.
  • We identify any excesses, deficiencies or imbalances.
  • This also indicates the biological activity that may or may not be present already.

This information has helped many lifestylers and farmers get a head start in remedying their soils thus growing resilient pastures and plants which in turn grow disease resistant animals and plant produce. Watch the vet bills reduce to zero. Notice the animals and plants thrive.

As you start the process of improving the soil quality and biology we suggest that you supplement your animals with Vitus Animal Lick.  As the soil improves, their consumption of Vitus reduces as they ‘self medicate’ and you get to a point where they don’t need it at all – the soil provides everything to the plant and they get the nutrient they need from that.

An Ecofarmer’s Discovery  is a book written by Ewan Campbell and it describes and explains the science and observations behind his blends that include Probitas and locally resourced materials, blended to a prescription that fits your lifestyle block. You may like to order this with your Kit.

Order your Ecofarm Aotearoa Lifestyle DIY Sample Kit today so you can get started in the process to grow faster and more nutritiously dense produce.

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