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How to Use

Using SOIL SLEUTH is easy: Push & Twist, Tap, and Feel - but here are some detailed suggestions:

Step 1: Push SOIL SLEUTH into the soil (to the bottom of container, or into the

soil up to a depth of 12 inches), twist a quarter turn, and then gently remove.

Step 2: Tap SOIL SLEUTH to release the soil samples into your hand.

Step 3: Squeeze soil samples between your fingers and...

if Dry, soil is loose and light: Add Water!


if Damp, soil clings to your fingers: Do Not Water, test again in 2 - 3 days.


if Wet, soil is squishy, water appears: Do Not Water, make several more holes to help aerate the plant.

Check out our additional tips and tricks!

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