Electronic Soil Tester
Helpful garden tool to find out how well your soil supports plant growth.
This solid-state model quickly and accurately measures soil fertility and pH levels. No batteries required.
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Electronic Soil Tester is rated out of 5 by 28.
Rated 4 out of 5 by judieguthrey from Works great for the garden Works great for the garden, but can you use it for house plants if so how do you do it.
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by Wanerd from Doesn't work I bought it today and I couldn't get it to read anything but a 6.5 or 7 so I decided to check it in white distilled vinegar and it read 6.5 not 2.4 and I moved it to fertility and it moved to 5.5 so it does move it just doesn't work
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by ginnie from don't buy! I bought this a couple weeks ago and it doesn't seem to work. (I did move the switch to ph or fertility) When I bought it the needle was pointed to 7 even though it was off which I thought was odd. When I put it in the ground-different places-the needle hardly moved. I deliberately put it where I knew the ground to be rich or poor. I will take it back -but I am disappointed. I really wanted a soil tester. I like other Burpee products.
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by AnMarieB from soil tester didnt work I tried it on 3 different beds in Texas, all read exactly the same. Then also tried it in soil in Arkansas, read the same. I am confident the soil is not the same in both states/every bed, but instead, the tester did not work.
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kghareeb from Worked Perfectly I bought this product and followed the instructions on Pantlay's review. It worked perfectly in vinegar.
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by J Fo from Pantlady review is the answer My brother gave me his Burpee meter and said it did not work. It had been in his garage for a number of years. I followed Pantlady's instructions and now it works great.
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by Carol R from Maybe as a plant marker if I paint it? I've bought 4 of these over the years, and saw one with the name Burpee. I thought it would be better. Name, you know. But when I got it home, I tried the ammonia/distilled water/vinegar test. Cleaned the probes between each dip with a pH neutral soap solution, then rinsed carefully in distilled water. I did it just like I'd do in a science class. Guess what? They are all miraculously about a pH of 4.2. I didn't turn water into wine, I turned ammonia and vinegar into distilled water! So I poured the vinegar into a jug of water for my acid-loving plants, and poured the ammonia on my compost pile, and poured the distilled water into a window box. The tester? I use it when I teach classes, as an example of "You Get What You Pay For." And I bought a pretty expensive tester from the local Ag and Garden supply place. That one passed with flying colors of litmus pink and blue.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jack39m from Quick easy testing product I used this tester and all my plants grown great this year. I like the the features of checking ph and fertilizer in one unit and it must read well because my plants grew a lot better then my neighbor
Date published: 2016-09-16