SEASIDE — The Clatsop County Master Gardeners will conduct a free Soil pH Test Clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Lyle's Garden Center, 725 Avenue J in Seaside. Adequate pH soil levels ensures healthier plants.

Bring one cup of garden soil placed into a clean glass jar with lid or double bagged in a ziplock plastic bag for analysis, and also get answers to questions about soil and recommendations for improving a garden plot.

Allow one hour for the test. Directions for obtaining a proper soil sample can be found at http://tinyurl.com /chksoil