Large 2-4mm Cricket and Soil Water Polymer Crystals, 5 Pounds

The Dirty Gardener

$ 33.53 


The Dirty Gardener(tm) are co-polymer moisture crystals are a super absorbent material that help keep soils moist and loose in a container garden. They are easy to use, either for a new container or even an established garden. If filling a new container garden, use the label amount; somewhere around 2 teaspoons per gallon of potting mix. The crystals will break down after 7 years, into nitrogen, carbon dioxide and water. For established gardens or containers; use pre-soaked or best absorption and results. Simply mix The Dirty Gardener with water in a suitable sized container until The Dirty Gardener resembles cubes of Jel-lo. For established beds; mix into the top 6" of soil. For herb gardens, incorporate The Dirty Gardener at the root level or at the bottom of herb's hole or plug. This will focus a moist area directly to the roots, while absorbing any excess water that might build up and cause the roots to decay. The hydro-gel releases 95% of its stored water to growing plants. Increased water supply enhances germination and reduces the relative water loss by evaporation and drainage. It is neutral in pH and is non-toxic. It is a safe, non-toxic polymer used in all types watering applications indoors/outdoors.

  • Water polymer crystals prevents drowning of feeder insects
  • Non-toxic so will not harm your insects or the pets which eat them
  • Mix in soil to increase water retention for plants
  • May be fortified with calcium infused liquid
  • Proudly made in the U.S.A.

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