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Fabric Raised Beds Versus Fabric Pots

Choosing Your Planter Type It seems like the answer to so many of life’s questions is: “It depends.”  Unfortunately, the quandary of raised beds vs. pots is no different.  There are so many different methods of growing plants, and it really depends on your space and your growing method. We’ve gathered the points we think [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

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|1 Comment

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?

This is the most common question we get from new growers. Soil is a popular growing medium for container gardening and is often the hardest part to get right. Consumers are bombarded with a wide range of soil options ranging from simple “potting soil” to specifically formulated mixtures that are designed for certain types of [...]

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

DIY Hydroponics Rig with Fabric Pots

If you are interested in building a small hydroponics rig to grow a couple plants at home, then you're in the right place! Grassroots Fabric Pots presents this how-to video from a buddy of ours, RJ. This is how RJ would do this at home: Hydroponics utilizes water as a grow medium without the downfalls [...]

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