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Capillary Matting, 3 Yards

Capillary Matting, 3 Yards

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$19.95

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Capillary Matting Wicks Water to Your Plants

  • Easily waters peat pots and soil blocks
  • Saves time in the greenhouse
  • 21" wide by 3 yards long fits great in our Jumbo Boot Tray

Our superior-quality English capillary matting draws up water like a sponge, then slowly transfers it to your plants from the bottom up. Healthy root growth is encouraged without danger of over-watering. Simply put one end in water and place the rest under your pots. Fits beautifully in our Jumbo Boot Tray

Product Details

  • Non-woven polyester
  • 21" wide x 1/16' thick x 3 yards long
  • Machine-washable
  • Not for use with APS units
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Capillary Matting, 3 Yards
 
4.3

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (14)
  • Versatile (10)
  • Accurate instructions (5)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Hardy (5)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (25)
  • Garden (8)
  • Outdoors (4)
  • Patio (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (23), Master gardener (9)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (31)

Reviewed by 35 customers

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5.0

Excellent Quality

By John

from Fort Collins, CO

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Hardy
  • Tough, absorbent, washable
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors

    Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

    Looking forward to creating self-watering seedling trays

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Damp is a good thing

    By Gardner175

    from Stevensville, MI

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Hardy
    • Right quantity for a small scale seed starting
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Indoors

      Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

      I needed to set up a self watering seed starting system for 4 flats of tomatoes. The capillary matting was much less expensive that having to buy four seed starter kits with self watering mats. The capillary matting let me use the equipment I already have and to modify it to suit my needs. The matting hits all my major needs on cost, functionality, flexibility, and durability.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Not the same

      By LT

      from Kentucky

      About Me Master Gardener

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors

          Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

          I have used this product for a couple of years, and was dismayed this year, because the felt is not the same - much thinner. I don't know how it will work yet, but I am not happy that I ordered what I thought I had been buying, and got something different.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          4.0

          It works like it says it should

          By Ann

          from Bel Air, MD

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • A Little Difficult To Cut

          Best Uses

          • Indoors

          Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

          Works well for seed starting kits.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          excellent wicking material

          By Farmer Bub

          from Huntsville, AL

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Indoors
          • Outdoors
          • Patio

          Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

          I am using this in a planter that has a reservoir in the base to wick water up to the garden soil. So far so good as far as keeping the water pulled up into the soil.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Works with APS system

          By Pat

          from Elkhart, IN

          About Me Master Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Just Cut And Install I

          Cons

          • Heavy To Cut

          Best Uses

          • Indoors

          Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

          I was given a yes and a no to use with your old APS system by your garden experts. It worked just fine. I just cut to fit and proceeded as usual.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          awesome stuff

          By a montana gardener

          from montana

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

          I was amazed how quickly this material absorbed water, it was ready to use in minutes. Keeps my plant starts consistently moist, I had excellent germination of my vegetable seeds. Very happy with the product.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Nice product.

          By Rose

          from Iowa

          About Me Master Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

            I needed new matting. This is easy to use and works well.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works great

            By Stormy

            from Bossier City, LA

            About Me Master Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Hardy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Seed Starting Kits

              Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

              I start over 300 seeds a month for the local community gardens and the capillary mats that come with the seed starting kits will wear out after a year. This replacement is exactly what I needed to continue to produce transplants for the gardens. Glad they started carrying it and hope it continues.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Have been using these for years

              By gardenP

              from Maryland

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Indoors

                Comments about Capillary Matting, 3 Yards:

                I start seedlings indoors under lights in March. I have used this product for years to water my transplants from the bottom. I line the large tray and the watering couldn't be easier. It would work great for seedlings too. I use APS systems for those.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

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