Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820)

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  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Product Type: Soil Meter
  • Instantly tells when to water plants. Includes instructions for over 100 plants. No batteries required.


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Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820)
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (8)

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    (4)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Lightweight (11)
  • Durable (4)
  • Solid construction (4)
  • Comfortable grip (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gardening (7)
  • Garden (4)
  • Lawn maintenance (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (4), Getting started (3), Midrange shopper (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great device, especially potted tomatoes

First the first reviewer indicated that this is a PH meter, which it is definitely not. I have ruined tomatoes by overwatering, which led to blossom rot on my plum tomatoes. This meter...Read complete review

First the first reviewer indicated that this is a PH meter, which it is definitely not. I have ruined tomatoes by overwatering, which led to blossom rot on my plum tomatoes. This meter lets you know the soil moisture and when to water. The soil may look dry on top, but can be plenty moist a few inches below. This is a worthwhile investment for the home gardner.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

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I have used the product to test the soil and it works well. One bad thing is that it has a list for testing flowers but not vegetables.The list unfortunately doesn't include all flowers....Read complete review

I have used the product to test the soil and it works well. One bad thing is that it has a list for testing flowers but not vegetables.The list unfortunately doesn't include all flowers. It would be nice to add vegetables and more flowers to the list.

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5.0

with optimum moisture guide-the best!

By Ed

from Woodburn, In.

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Solid Construction

Cons

  • Needs Probe Holder

Best Uses

  • Gardening

Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

Replaced an old, old gage I used for years. Just the thing for eliminating pland loss due to guesswork watering.

 
5.0

Worth the money! Every gardener needs it

By lostindelaware

from Felton, DE

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Needs Storage Case

Best Uses

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • greenhouse
  • Patio
  • Raised beds

Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

So easy to use...just insert probe into soil and reading comes up. You must have a soft cloth to wipe the dirt off the probe after each reading. I love using it. Takes the guess work out of your plants' watering needs. I had to go online to get the chart for veggies though. Would recommend manufacturer include veggie chart in package and a soft cloth storage sack of some type otherwise the probe and wire can get tangled and bent.

 
5.0

Love this product

By Jay

from New Haven, IN

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Store
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Time Saving And Accurate

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Deck
    • Garden
    • Patio

    Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

    I have never been very good at keeping my outdoor flowers looking beautiful. I spend a lot of money in the spring and repot everything into beautiful pots. Then I start to water them. Either too much or not enough. My moisture meter is worth it's weight in gold. My flowers are absolutely thriving. I have even had neighbors comment on how nice everything looks. I will never be without this product.

     
    3.0

    ok

    By flowers

    from brooklyn, ny

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Store
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

      I have used the product to test the soil and it works well. One bad thing is that it has a list for testing flowers but not vegetables.The list unfortunately doesn't include all flowers. It would be nice to add vegetables and more flowers to the list.

       
      5.0

      Good buy

      By Jon

      from Fort Worth Texas

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Store
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Worm Composting

        Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

        Go ahead and spend the money on this one .
        The cheaper ones just don't hold up.
        I use it for worm compost bin which requires
        80% moisture but no more. Very easy to do
        With this tool.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Should Be Rated a Top Buy

        By Bubba the Gardner

        from Houston, Texas

        About Me Master Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Grip
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Solid Construction
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gardening
          • Lawn Maintenance

          Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

          Works as advertised - quickly and correctly. Multiple recommendations for watering listed on insert. Great value for the cost when compared to products available at big box stores.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          plant moisture meter

          By Ron---doordog

          from Pearland,Texas

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Grip
          • Easy To Use
          • Great for house plants
          • Lightweight
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gardening

            Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

            I have many different types of houseplants from cactus to ferns to orchids and this meter works fantastic for checking the moisture level in all of them

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Useful item for your garden

            By Dave

            from Macon, GA

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gardening

              Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

              This moisture meter comes in handy in the garden to help you determine if and when you need to water so that you don't over-water. Keep in mind that if you stick the probe in a glass of water it won't register at all, but if you stick it in water-logged soil it will register a high water level.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I WOULD PURCHASE THIS PRODUCT AGAIN.

              By Rodney

              from Ohio

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • no cons

              Best Uses

              • Gardening
              • Lawn Maintenance

              Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

              I use this instrument for indoor plants.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Michele

              from Forest Lake Minnesota

              About Me Getting Started

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

                  This product works GREAT.. I have lots of house plants and I worried about over watering some. This meter works so good and it also comes with a list of plants and what their moisture level should be. Very helpful!!!

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This was a real help with my plant care

                  By Marsha

                  from Los Angeles

                  About Me Getting Started

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Useful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gardening
                    • Lawn Maintenance
                    • Plant maintenance

                    Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

                    I took out my lawn and planted drought tolerant native plants, but some were dying. I wasn't sure if I was over-watering or under watering. The meter showed me I was over-watering most, but a few had holes in the soil that made them dry out, so they needed the holes patched, then watered. I haven't had any plants die since I got this.

                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    I love it!! It certainly beats guessing!

                    By Elizabeth, too busy to fuss

                    from Jacksonville, FL

                    Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

                    I use it every week on all of my indoor and porch plants. Have used it for several years and my plants are healthy and do not have brown tips. This makes a great gift!

                    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great device, especially potted tomatoes

                    By Mick, the heirloom tomatoe guy.

                    from NJ, the home of the best tomatoes

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable Grip
                    • Solid Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gardening

                      Comments about Rapitest® Moisture Meter With Probe (1820):

                      First the first reviewer indicated that this is a PH meter, which it is definitely not. I have ruined tomatoes by overwatering, which led to blossom rot on my plum tomatoes. This meter lets you know the soil moisture and when to water. The soil may look dry on top, but can be plenty moist a few inches below. This is a worthwhile investment for the home gardner.

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