The Color Indicator Soil Test Kit gives soil measurements for pH, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium - the macronutrients important for plant growth. Color indicator dyes allow comparison between vials and a color chart to read the results. Works fine for qualitative evaluations and to understand trends. Kids will enjoy the process and learning.
This is a very economical folding magnifying lens that give you two powers; 5X and 10X. Gardeners can use this to check for insects, damage or disease symptoms. Kids will have a great time using this to look at plant parts and plant structure.
Growing incredibly healthy container plants is now made easier than ever with SmartGrow hair fiber mats. Place one mat at the bottom of a pot or container, fill with potting soil and plant. Mats hold water, release nutrients and support healthy growth all season long. Need more information? Go to SmartGrow.net.
SmartGrow hair fiber mats will fit any container with at least 10 inches diameter of clearance at the bottom of the pot. Can also be used on the surface of the soil mix to retard weed growth for perennial and woody container plants held for more than one season. Need more information? Go to SmartGrow.net.
SmartGrow fiber mat is very effective in providing a slow-release nutrient supply for healthy growth. The 14-inch mat can be used in hanging baskets, large containers and at the bottom of planting holes for small trees and shrubs. Need more information? Go to SmartGrow.net.
SmartGrow hair fiber mats are used for growing indoor and outdoor container plants and provide slow-release nutrition to developing plant roots. All you need is one mat per container placed in the bottom. This variety pack consists of 6 X 6-inch, 3 X 10-inch and 2 X 14-inch diameter SmartGrow mats for a couple dollars less than if you purchased each size separately. Get your feet wet with this deal at $24.95!
Soil thermometers are useful in the spring to determine when soil temperatures are right for planting. They are also useful to monitor the heating cycle of a compost pile. This one has a 9-inch stem that can be used for soil and compost.
The EarthCo Soil Tips booklet on "Preparing & Building Healthy Soil" give a brief summary of the major factors to consider when assessing the nutrient and growing conditions of the soil. Good synopsis for both the novice and accomplished gardener.