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Black Vs. Tan Fabric Choices

What’s the difference between black and tan pots? Glad you asked!  The essentials are the same between the two colors.  They have the same amount of breath-ability for your root systems and will both help you grow happy plants, no matter what you are growing.  Also, both our black and tan fabrics are made from [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Washing your Grassroots Fabric Pots

Why would I reuse my pots? Get efficient and keep your cost per crop down! Buying new grow pots every time can be expensive. You could save 20-30% off your crop cost by reusing pots. Grassroots Fabric Pots are made with the "good stuff": strong USA-made fabric and thread. We have made them to last [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Why use fabric pots for transplanting?

We were very happy to make a visit to Grass Valley, CA this month to talk with Eric Brandstad at Forever Flowering Greenhouses.  We got a tour of his amazing facilities and chatted it up about light deprivation and fabric pot benefits.  Luckily, he was willing to jump on camera for us to share some of [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Tricks to grow with aloe vera

Aloe vera is awesome! Besides being a succulent, it contains a nearly magical goo full of helpful enzymes that helps plants grow faster and stronger. Cloning The gel found inside the aloe vera plant can be used as an organic and all natural cloning gel. Just rip off a piece of the aloe vera and [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|blog|0 Comments

What Type of Soil Should I Use?

RJ the Grassroots Guru discusses the type of soil that will benefit your plants the most. Is there a Universal plant soil? As we know, not all plants are the same. There is not one type of soil that is universal for all plants. For example with the succulent you cannot use the [...]

By | June 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Skip to your grow season with fabric pots!

It’s April 1st today, and not everyone has thawed out yet. Some of you non-Californians are still waiting for spring to warm up your soil to optimal planting temperatures. Did you know you don’t have to wait? You can start NOW with fabric pots! By using fabric pots, your soil is above the frost line [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|blog|0 Comments

DIY Hydroponics Rig with Fabric Pots

Hi, this is RJ the Grassroots Guru. Welcome to DIY hydroponics Grassroots style! Hydroponics utilizes water as a grow medium without the downfalls of dirt. Up until now, hard plastic net pots were the best tool for the job. Grassroots is excited to offer an alternative that has far greater benefits than traditional plastic pots. [...]

By | March 18th, 2015|blog|0 Comments