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The 6 best soil moisture meters for plants in 2021

Business Insider India Logo By Steph Coelho of Business Insider India | Slide 1 of 6: The ECOWITT Soil Moisture Tester delivers rapid readings and works in both indoor and outdoor settings. What we like: Waterproof, easy-to-read LCD display, cute flower pot iconThe weather-resistant sensor on this soil meter takes accurate moisture readings in about 72 seconds and displays them on a convenient LCD display. Soil moisture level is depicted in two formats: numerically and visually, with a clever flower pot icon. The display receives information wirelessly, as long as the sensor is within 300 feet. You can also calibrate the unit to accommodate different soil types and ambient humidity levels. At 2.3 inches tall (5.3 inches from bottom to tip) when stuck in the soil, the sensor won't stick out like a sore thumb.

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The ECOWITT Soil Moisture Tester delivers rapid readings and works in both indoor and outdoor settings.

What we like: Waterproof, easy-to-read LCD display, cute flower pot icon

The weather-resistant sensor on this soil meter takes accurate moisture readings in about 72 seconds and displays them on a convenient LCD display. Soil moisture level is depicted in two formats: numerically and visually, with a clever flower pot icon. The display receives information wirelessly, as long as the sensor is within 300 feet. You can also calibrate the unit to accommodate different soil types and ambient humidity levels. At 2.3 inches tall (5.3 inches from bottom to tip) when stuck in the soil, the sensor won't stick out like a sore thumb.

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