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4 Color Comparators, 40 test capsules, 10 each for pH, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium, complete instructions for adjusting soil pH, fertilization guidelines and pH preference list for over 450 plants for the home, yard and garden.
The Rapitest Soil Test Kit is designed for simplicity of use with accurate results. For gardeners already familiar with soil testing, you'll appreciate the unique, patented, specially designed "color comparator" and capsule system, that makes quick work of testing. For those of you new to soil testing, you'll appreciate this easy, fast, and fun way to achieve better growing results from your gardening efforts.
Why Test Your Soil?
Plants need food (nutrients) for healthy growth. Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potash (N, P and K for short) play a vital role in plant growth just as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and protein do in our health. Knowing the levels of these nutrients in your soil is crucial to better maintaining your plants.
When Should You Test Your Soil?
Soil should be tested periodically throughout the growing season, but it is especially recommended to test before planting in Spring and when preparing beds in Fall. And, if you feel your plants are not growing well, a soil test may help.
How Does The Soil Test Kit Work?
Everything is color-coded, including the color comparator films and capsules. All you do is take a sample of soil, mix with water, transfer some of the solution to the color comparator, add powder from a capsule, shake and watch the color develop. Then, note your test results. Fast, easy and it only takes a few minutes.