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Aqua Pebbles

Aqua Pebbles

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Item# 40-341
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Exclusive | Versatile Clay Pebbles Hold Moisture and Improve Soil Aeration

  • Clay balls create a moist and aerated growing environment for roots
  • They absorb and retain water, and then release it back to plants
  • Reduce watering chores and provide the consistent supply of water that plants love

Aqua Pebbles are made from clay that's been fired at high temperatures, creating a porous material that holds water and then releases it slowly as plants need it. Commonly used in hydroponics and terrariums and as a potting medium for orchids, the clay balls are also ideal in container plantings. Place a layer of Aqua Pebbles at the bottom of a planter, then fill the rest with soil mix. The pebbles absorb and retain water, while also creating pockets of air space. Roots grow down into the pebble layer, where they have access to both the water and the oxygen they need. Our exclusive blend includes pebbles in a variety of sizes to create the optimum amount of air space. They may also be used as decorative surface mulch. 5-quart bag.

Product Details

  • High-temperature fired, expanded clay
  • 5 dry quarts
  • Pebble sizes range from approx. 3/8" to 1" in diameter
  • Reusable
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Aqua Pebbles
 
4.5

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (13)
  • Accurate instructions (10)
  • Versatile (8)
  • Hardy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (10)
  • Outdoors (6)
  • Patio (6)
  • Garden (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (13), Getting started (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (17)

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3.0

Hard to know if they are helping

By E

from Central PA

About Me Getting Started

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Hardy
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Small In Size

Best Uses

    Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

    I forget which pots I put them in, and can't tell which are which. Maybe they're helping. Maybe they're not.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    why are they no longer available?

    By grammy

    from sweet valley pa

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

        I put these in the bottom of all my outside planters this year. It cut my watering time in half. Please get them back. I need them for my winter planters and pots in the house.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Love them

        By Deb

        from Lincoln, NE

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Patio

          Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

          I added the aqua pebbles to several planters on our deck. They are light weight and easy to use. The plants with the aqua pebbles look stronger and healthier than those with rocks or clay pot chards in the bottom. I like the fact the pebbles can be sterilized and reused. I'll definitely order more next year.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Great idea

          By SMLGirl

          from Union Hall VA

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Outdoors
            • Patio
            • Pool Area

            Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

            I use the pebbles to insure more moisture to the roots of my potted plants. I like the idea that they can be reused next year after a thorough cleaning.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            great product

            By DeAnna

            from Evansville, IN

            About Me Master Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Add And Remove Pl
            • Easy to work with
            • Excellent Grow Medium
            • Good Hydration
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Aquaponics Garden

            Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

            I bought 20 bags to use as a grow medium in my aquaponics garden. Last year I used pea gravel but Aqua Pebbles is a far superior product.
            In reference to a previous post; Aqua Pebbles are not meant to be sponges that soak up water. They retain moisture. This can be tested by putting some in a flat dish and cover with water. Next add double the amount on the top. In a short while the pebbles on top will also be wet but your water level barely changes.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Sibby

            from Oakdale, ca

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Indoors
              • Outdoors
              • Patio

              Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

              It was exactly what I was looking for

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              saved my plants

              By indoor plants gardener

              from texas

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors

                Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

                Perfect. helped my plants drain water very effectively

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Only use to lighten pot.

                By Bill D.

                from Palo Alto, CA

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Not Absorbant

                Best Uses

                • Indoors

                Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

                Absorbs very little water. I weighed a quart of these before and after soaking for hours in water and was shocked at how little was retained. Fine for breaking up / aerating the soil and lightening up a large pot, but you'll have to water more fequently.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                These are wonderful

                By sunnyejk

                from Huntersville, NC

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate Instructions
                • Attractive
                • Hardy
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors

                  Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

                  These are great for aerating pots and planters, or using as 'gravel' around the outer base of a pot. There is a plentiful amount in the box for many plants and they are reusable.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  As advertised

                  By A-Train

                  from Baltimore

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate Instructions
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Store

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Aqua Pebbles:

                  Everything was as advertised and they work effectively. My only complaint would be that the bag is hard to seal.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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