Posted by on 7/24/2015
Yes you are correct! Smart Pots can be made by the extreme do it yourselfers. Using landscaping felt is not the same however and the polypropylene fabric used in smart pots is not easily found or bought. For large scale growers making your own pots is not economically wise or reasonable, especially when you take a look at our prices!
Posted by on 7/24/2015 to News
A Smart Pot of fabric grow bag that is able to retain it's shape for large or small plants. The original smart pot was designed for use in large commercial tree nurseries. These containers use aeration to promote extreme root growth.
Posted by on 7/23/2015
Yes of course you can grow potatoes in one of our fabric growing bags. They will actually grow much larger and healthier in a specialized growing container. You will want to consider the following sizes, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 gallons.
Posted by on 7/17/2015
Yes! Many of our customers use the grow bags we sell to grow big and beautiful flowers. Typical bags sizes used for growing flowers are the 5, 7, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 gallon pots. Remember when growing in fabric pots increased watering may be necessary but the results will be amazing.
Posted by on 7/16/2015
Fabric Garden Pots are unique as they offer a high level of aeration to the rooting zone of your plants. This aeration provided by the porous fabric dramatically enhances branching of the roots, increasing the plants health and nutrient uptake.
Posted by on 7/16/2015
Here at Grow Bags Depot you find a large variety of fabric growing bags which may also be known as grow pots, grow bags, fabric pots, cloth pots, felt pots, or smart pots.
Posted by on 7/15/2015
Yes! Smart Pots can be reused for many years. Commercial growers have found Smart Pots can last as long as 10 years under ideal conditions, again proving Smart Pots are hard to beat for serious growers!
Posted by on 7/14/2015
We sell many sizes of fabric pots with handles. The brand name Smart Pot offers the smaller sizes with or without handles. Gro Pro pots offer handles on sizes up to 30 gallons. Dirt Pots by HydroFarm are unique as they come with thick wrap around handles on many sizes, all the way up to 400 gallons. Root pots are the only brand of pots which we offer that do not offer optional handles.
Posted by on 7/9/2015
Currently Smart Pots are only available in black and tan.
Posted by on 7/7/2015
The best fabric pot question can be debated for days. We can say this for a fact... the Smart Pot brand is the originator of the fabric pot. Invented in the late 1970's they began distributing them several years later and many intimidators followed suite.
Posted by on 7/1/2015
Smart Pots have been used for growing some of the highest quality cannabis for decades. When grown in fabric grow bags under the right conditions cannabis can thrive like in no other growing container. Head over to google and do a image search for 'cannabis in smart pots' to take a look at the results.
Posted by on 6/2/2015
Smart Pots are currently available in the following sizes...
larger sizes available but special ordering is required
Many of the other brands of grow bags mimic the same sizes and dimensions as the originator.
Posted by on 6/4/2014 to News
Smart Pots and the majority of our grow bags we offer are made of a non-woven polypropylene fabric which on a microscopic level is essentially a very porous plastic. These pots allow for air to move throughout the rooting zone leading to extreme root branching.