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Old 11-23-2001, 05:43 PM
cutting edge cutting edge is offline
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I've been considering buying a pH meter also.


Since pH affects nutrient uptake it would be nice to have a heads-up on any pH problem so I could go ahead and start making plans to correct it while waiting on the soil test to come back.
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Old 11-23-2001, 09:38 PM
GroundKprs GroundKprs is offline
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Runner, just get a soil thermometer. Metal probe, with a dial thermometer on top, maybe $10 - $15. Most of them are 4" to 6" long, but I think you can go deeper if you hunt. I got most of mine as giveaways at trade shows.
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Old 11-23-2001, 10:02 PM
keifer keifer is offline
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Hey guys i just found 3 in the northern tool cat one measures ph moisture and light for 10.oo and one that measures nitrogen, phosphorus and potash for 18.00 and one is a soil analyzer for ph and fertilizer levels for 25.oo would all three be good to have. or do you think there probably junk?
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