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4” Cowpots, Set of 12

4” Cowpots, Set of 12

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4.5 243
$11.95
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:3" Cowpots, Set of 12
 
4.5

(based on 243 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (173)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Drains well (138)
  • Holding capacity (135)
  • Lightweight (74)
  • Durable (63)
  • Attractive (33)

Cons

  • Grows mold/mildew (16)
  • Deteriorates/rots (11)
  • Flimsy (9)

Best Uses

  • Growing seeds (178)
  • Plant transferal (142)
  • Outdoor plants (59)
  • Garden (18)
  • Household plants (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (157), Master gardener (32), Getting started (31), Practical (16), Budget shopper (10)

Reviewed by 243 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great product. Eliminates transplant shock.

By Garden Lady

from Freehold, NJ

About Me Master Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Drains Well
  • Holding Capacity
  • Lightweight
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Growing Seeds
    • Plant Transferal

    Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

    I start all my vegetable plants in these pots and then simply plant them in the garden in their pots and watch them grow. Eliminates disturbing roots when planting and decompose to provide additional nutrients the plants can use. They do a great job and are environmentally better then using peat pots.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Easy to use; strong plants

    By Critterluv

    from Baton Rouge, LA

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Holding Capacity
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Growing Seeds
      • Plant Transferal

      Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

      Have been using the cow pots (various sizes) for about three years now. The plants (mainly tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers) grow very well in these and make transferal to larger growing pots or the garden very easy. It is best to put these in a tray and water from the bottom. My plants are raised under grow lights until I do the final planting. Using these pots has made final transfer,plus I have very little plant loss. The only thing to watch with these is to make sure you don't let the pots sit in too much water that cannot be easily absorbed because the pots will then rot or form mold.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Praise for the cowpots!

      By Garden Mom

      from Youngstown, Ohio

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Drains Well
      • Easily Planted
      • Holding Capacity
      • Lightweight
      • Nutrients For Seedlings
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Growing Seeds
        • Outdoor Plants
        • Plant Transferal

        Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

        Our garden team loved the cow pots because: the children could easily transplant our seedlings they grew under lights! On June 4, the garden team transplanted the plants in the outdoor Hope for Newport Community Garden with ease. The pots held up to water, were great to pick up and plant in the garden. these plants now have a head start to the season by having the manure nourish the plant. We will order these cow pots again. Thank you Gardener's Supply!

         
        5.0

        Excellent product from an excellent company!!

        By Kyleigh336

        from Burlington NC

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Drains Well
        • Holding Capacity
        • Lightweight
        • Sturdy
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Growing Seeds
          • Plant Transferal

          Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

          perfect for transplanting

           
          5.0

          great product!

          By Lisa

          from Brooklyn, NY

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Drains Well
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Growing Seeds
            • Plant Transferal

            Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

            easy to use, works like a charm to start seedlings and transplant

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            More then just manure

            By The gardener

            from Medford, MA

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Drains Well
            • Holding Capacity
            • Lightweight
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Growing Seeds
              • Plant Transferal

              Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

              I think this is a great way to start seeds that don't like getting transplanted. They're cheaper then most peat pots and actually add nutrients to your garden soil as they decompose. Like all peat pots you need to make sure you bury the whole pot when you plant (or rip off the top portion), otherwise they wick water out of the soil. But its a really great use for manure.

               
              5.0

              A great start!

              By flipmv

              from Martha's Vineyard, MA

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Drains Well
              • Holding Capacity
              • Plantable
              • Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Growing Seeds
                • Plant Transferal

                Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

                I love that these are big enough to start my tomatoes extra early. I also love that they are directly planted, reducing shock and adding instant fertilizer for a really great start.

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great pots to give plants a great start

                By Critterluv

                from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Drains Well
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

                    Have used the cow pots for four planting seasons now. They are very sturdy and do not fall apart after even a month of watering under grow lights or on an outdoor stand. The plants seem to thrive in the pots and do develop really good root system. It is much easier to put the plants in their final planting with them in the cow pots. For anyone who has problems with their hands (i.e., arthritis, etc.), these pots make it so much easier to get the plants where they need to be without worrying about dropping them and/or breaking the plant if you have to tap them out of a plastic pot.

                    Wish these came in a smaller size such as a 2".
                    Having them in sets of 10 or 12 would be wonderful. That is a hint, GS!!

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great results!

                    By Cec

                    from Boston area, MA

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Drains Well
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Growing Seeds
                      • Plant Transferal

                      Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

                      Have used these for the 2nd year for all my veggie transplants (grown from seed) - the plants love the extra food provided by the cowpots, making the roots grow right through the pot. When I see the roots come through, I know it's time to plant into the garden, pot and all, so no transplant shock! Love these, well worth the money.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Fantastic results!

                      By Cec

                      from Boston, MA

                      About Me Avid Gardener

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Drains Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Growing Seeds
                        • Plant Transferal

                        Comments about : 3" Cowpots, Set of 12:

                        I use these (2nd year) for my vegetable transplants (grown from seed), and the roots love the extra food boost they get from the cowpots and grow right through the pot. When I see the roots coming through, I know it's time to plant into my veggie patch - cowpot and all!

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