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Photo of blossom on Meyer lemon tree
One lone blossom opens on Marshall Hinsley's ailing Meyer lemon tree. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of finger inserted into soil
Testing for proper soil moisture with the finger test proves inadequate at times. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of soil moisture meter
A soil moisture meter takes the guesswork out of knowing when plants need water. Photo by Marshall Hinsley