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Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12

Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12

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Exclusive | Earth-Friendly Coco Coir for Composting, Planting and More!

  • Carbon-rich coir balances nitrogen-rich kitchen scraps in the compost pile
  • Hydrate these coir bricks for an effective and economical container mix
  • May be added to garden beds to loosen clay soil
  • Pack of 12 bricks

Derived from coconut husks, carbon-rich Eco-co® Coir is handy for layering with nitrogen-rich kitchen scraps and lawn clippings in the compost pile, and it makes a good bedding material for worm composters. Our exclusive Eco-co® Coir is also an earth-friendly planting mix for use in pots, planters and window boxes, or as a peat-free alternative when you make your own planting mixes. Unlike other coirs, our Eco-co Coir undergoes a special process to remove salts and to balance the pH for optimal plant growth. Eco-co Coir has excellent water-holding capacity yet drains well — so important for healthy root growth. Our blend is a mix of fine and coarse grinds to provide the perfect environment for plant roots. Simply add water and each convenient compressed brick expands to 10 quarts of fluffy mix.

Product Details

  • Natural coir
  • Each brick is 8-1/4" L x 5-1/2" W x 2" thick
  • Each brick expands to 10 dry quarts for a total of 4-2/3 cubic feet
  • Just add water to expand each brick
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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:Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12
 
4.7

(based on 120 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (93)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Odor free (67)
  • Capacity (44)
  • Composts quickly (40)
  • Attractive (32)
  • Easy assembly (30)

Cons

  • Mulch not fine enough (7)
  • Needs solution added (4)

Best Uses

  • Fertilizer production (16)
  • Ecological waste disposal (14)
  • Kitchen scraps (11)
  • Leaves & brush (7)
  • Mulch (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (88), Master gardener (19), Getting started (11)

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5.0

Convenient

By ejoy

from NH

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

I like to mix this with potting mix and my plants seem to like it. I especially like to use it in hanging baskets.

 
5.0

Great

By Linda

from West Virginia

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

Great to add to soil

 
5.0

Coir Blocks

By adele

from Willis, VA

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Composts Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ecological Waste Disposal
    • Fertilizer Production

    Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

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    5.0

    Have bought ths product previously

    By Trouble

    from Troy IL

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fertilizer Production

      Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

      Best product I have purchased for looseningup the soil which is very clayish.

       
      5.0

      Easy to handle, no smell, looks nice

      By Heidi

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Odor Free

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

          I love how compact these are and that I don't have to lug a big awkward bag of potting soil around my deck when it's time to plant. I'm sure my plants will grow well with this amendment.

           
          5.0

          Very smooth,and easy

          By Jeff

          from Tulsa

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

          Great product

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Not as described--won't buy again

          By CC

          from New Castle, IN

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Reviewer

          Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

          I was really excited for this product. I like to put a layer of weed block paper over my garden bed to keep weeds down. I thought the Ecco coir would be great to layer on top of the paper. The description says that each block expands to fill 10 quarts. Unfortunately, the blocks I've tried--following the directions--only fill about 4 quarts at best. (And taking the time to soak the blocks in warm water before using isn't the easiest.) I feel like I wasted my money. Just not worthwhile for such little product. If it actually created the amount described, I would have been happy.

           
          5.0

          I Would Buy Again

          By Worm Farm Composter

          from Alexandria, VA

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Composts Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

              A little goes a long way. I used one brick to start my worm form, but should have used a half.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I bought at least 5 12-packs of these now...

              By Organic Jen

              from UT

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

              I love the ease of adding these compressed coir bricks to a bucket of water instead of trying to deal with large heavy bags. They soak up the water and expand very quickly, in fact my kids enjoy watching them grow. I use this coir to mix with the soil in my containers mainly for vegetable gardening and it works well for that. It seems to allow the water to penetrate more rapidly and not sit on the top of the soil, and it also seems to retain moisture well. My only complaint is that they don't expand as much as I thought they would so I have to use about twice as many as I initially expected.

               
              5.0

              Best!

              By Rose Marie

              from Sugar Land, Texas

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Capacity
              • Composts Quickly
              • Easy Assembly
              • Odor Free
              • Sifts Old From New

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about : Eco-co® Coir Bricks, Pack of 12:

                  Growing up as a little girl in the island, my mom and uncle always saved the coconut husk and had a pile constantly. Did not know why they would do this. Now I know. It is a fabulous product.

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