Plantable containers a re a great way to garden sustainably. You no longer need to use plastic or clay its to plant. They are a great way to start plants because the plants are already used to their environment in their current pot. They can be planted into the ground and since they are biodegradable, the plants can start to grow their roots through the wall of the container. These plantable pots are made from different types of materials and there are pros and cons with each type.
- Plantable containers are made from biodegradable materials, therefore reducing plastics in gardening
- Plantable containers differ based on material, and some may need more water, or degradation time, based on the type of plant and material used in container.
- Plantable containers are beneficial to plants – they reduce transplantation shock, roots can grow directly through the walls, and they reduce the amount of plastic and clay.
“Plantable pots for gardening make transplanting quicker and easier and can be used for ornamental and horticultural plants.”