Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 7
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by katrina This seems to be a good product. The tray insert is a bit warped and doesn't sit flat, but it still works ok. The only weird thing is, the heat mat didn't come with a thermostat, instead it came with an extra heat mat. For just under $70 it wasn't a horrible deal.
October 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Candyman Good
Very good product, easy to use, to much trouble to write review Home Depot want U to write letter instead of review when U don't need to
August 9, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by MedSchoolDIY Nice Propagation Kit
This is a really cool product that is conveniently put together as a kit that includes the flat insert with tray, tall done, heat mat and thermostat. Despite the shipping box being marked as fragile, the clear dome came dented in several places. Not sure if it needs additional protection inside the box during shipping, but the clear dome is made from a pretty flimsy/cheap plastic that easily bends. For the most part, I was able to get the dents out, but there is visible evidence that it has been bent. The dome doesn't make an exact tight fit on the tray either.
The thermostat easily got the heat mat to reach the temperature I set it at (took several hours, but that is normal per the directions). The clear dome has two top adjustable ventilation holes, so I opened up one of them to feed in the temperature probe into the soil. However, I do wish that the actual product came with instructions or suggestions on how to use the propagation tray/dome product. I'm sure it is pretty self-explanatory, but some sort guidance or suggestions would have been nice. The heated mat and thermostat do have some instruction though.
My seeds quickly germinated within only 3-4 days and have rapidly grown since then! I definitely am a fan of the heat mat and can't wait to use this product again this spring for my vegetables.
October 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by jweisbart Warmly Start Seedlings
The set arrived in perfect shape. The dome is a perfect height to let your plants grow to a good size before replanting. You can also use your own soil and cut up egg cartons to plant. The heat mat was easy to install and plug in. I use it in my classroom where my 4th grade students can observe the growth. My room does get cold at night, so the heating pad is welcome. The thermostat is a nice touch. The instructions do not say how to change from fahrenheit to celsius, but I figured out by playing with the up and down buttons.
December 26, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Verified Reviewer Start seedlings earlier
After a few trial runs I am confident that this heat mat will allow us to start our seeds earlier this year to ensure we are ready to plant when the weather turns nice. The dome isn't the best quality, but it seems to get a decent seal on the base to allow for proper humidity and temperatures. The nice part about the dome is it is fairly high, allowing you to grow the seedlings to a better state before transplant. The directions are involved at first, but after re-reading a few times I now understand the conditions that allow optimal growing conditions.
November 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by EK072947 Great Seed Starter Set-Up. . .
Great seed starting set-up. . . All you need is seed starting soil and seeds, everything else is in this set-up. . .Enough room to start seventy-two plants. . . The heat mat with adjustable thermostat is great. . . The depth of each planting chamber is a bit deeper than average… Between the extra depth and the extra high dome, the plants will have plenty of room to grow before planting in the garden. . . Much nicer to start earlier from seed and getting the plants in the ground for an earlier harvest. . .
October 22, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Micah Nice for experimenting
Having the thermostat for the heating pad makes it easier for me to experiment with my plants. I'm trying to find the optimal temperatures to germinate seeds and get cuttings to root. The tall dome is perfect for today's home gardener. It allows you to keep your cuttings and clones at the proper humidity level and it lets you take bigger cuttings. The old shorter domes were only good for seedlings under a week old.
November 17, 2015