Agricultural Samples

Charleston County residents have four options to submit agricultural samples:

    1. In-Office
      • We are open for walk-in sample submittal from 8am-3:30pm weekdays, except by appointment. The office is closed for lunch from noon-1pm. You can access our office at 259 Meeting Street. We are located on the second floor of the Senior Citizens Center.

    2. Contactless Drop Box
      • Include your sample at our drop box located on Wentworth Street, across from the valet parking for the Grand Bohemian Hotel. Sample must be labeled with your name and phone number. After leaving your sample, please call our office to arrange for payment with a credit card. Please do not submit cash or check payment in our drop box.
      • Drop box available anytime. You may call with payment during regular office hours.

    3. Sample Pick-up for High Quantity Samples (15 or more)
      • Contact the Charleston County office to set up shipping label for UPS pickup or drop. Customers will be invoiced for payment or can submit via credit card.

    4. Direct to Lab

If you have any questions, please call 843-722-5940.

How to take a soil sample


How to take a soil sample

How to complete a soil form for sample submission to the Agricultural Service Laboratory

For questions concerning interpretation of results, contact the Home and Garden Information Center, 1-888-656-9988, or visit