You can test your own soil! Take two separate cups and add your soil sample to each. In one add vinegar and the other add some water, stir and add baking soda. If nothing at all happens your soil is some what PH balanced.
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!) - Epsom salts in the soil for tomatoes and peppers. Add a Tablespoon or so in the soil when first planting and then sprinkle more into the soil when mature.
Zentangles~A~C. Trying to get the whole tangly alphabet. I realize of course its kinda like buying technology. By the time I have it all put together it'll be outdated but i don't care! I'll just keep on tanglin'