Grow Bags are alternatives to traditional gardening and could be just what you need for your garden to flourish. Offered in a variety of shapes and sizes, you’re bound to find the perfect fit for you. Take a look at these reasons why Grow Bags are better than the traditional pot you’re used to.
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1. Unlike those in plastic and clay pots, plants in Grow Bags do not get rootbound. The roots are naturally air-pruned.
2. The roots stay cooler, and the cooler soil temperature keeps microorganisms alive.
3. The bags are lightweight and easy to move, allowing you to extend the growing season by moving them to a sheltered location.
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4. To combat pest problems, you can use Grow Bags above ground level.
5. You don’t have to worry about overwatering like you do in containers. Using the water tray provides water to the roots as needed and saves time.
6. The fact that they fold up and their lightweight makes them easy to store.
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This article was originally published in The NEW PIONEER™ Fall 2015 issue. Subscription is available in print and digital editions here.