Eco-co Coir® Potting Mix

Eco-co Coir® Potting Mix

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

  • An effective and economical planting mix for use in containers
  • Earth-friendly coir is derived from coconut husks
  • Layer coir with kitchen scraps in your compost bin
  • May be added to garden beds to loosen clay soil

Our exclusive Eco-co® is an earth-friendly planting mix derived from coconut husks. It’s perfect to use on its own as a planting mix 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. Carbon-rich coir is also handy for layering with nitrogen-rich kitchen scraps and lawn clippings in the compost pile. It also makes a good bedding material for worm composters. Simply add water and each convenient compressed brick expands to 10 quarts of fluffy mix.

  • Horticultural-grade coconut coir
  • Brick dimensions: 8-1/4" L x 5-1/2" W x 2" H
  • Each brick expands to 10 quarts of mix
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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4.8

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5.0

My new Fave!

By jeanbean

from Marietta, PA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact easy to store
  • Minimal Prep Time
  • Nice Peat Replacement

Cons

    Best Uses

      Nice, compact block (i.e. - easy to store) fluffs up quickly and is ready for your potting needs. Nice replacement for peat. Makes a nice mulch for your pots too.

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      5.0

      I can't get enough!

      By Dean V

      from Norton, MA

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      Pros

      • Absorbent
      • Easy to store
      • easy to use
      • Ecological

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Enhancing Potting Soil
        • Helping Retain Moisture

        I've just started using these magic bricks this season, and I'm finishing up my 3rd bulk buy. So far I'm using it to cut traditional potting soil. The combination is like silk. The coir makes the soil light and airy, yet absorbs so well that water soaks right in and stays there until plants need it. My flowers and veggies love it. I've event mixed it with used potting soil and some of your container booster, and the plants don't seem to know that they are inhabiting "left-overs." Will send pictures once things really take off.

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        5.0

        yearly must use soil amendment!

        By buddelia

        from Bloomsburg, PA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • easy to use
        • No Big Bulkybags
        • No Big Bulky Heavy Bags

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Mulch
        • Soil Amendment

        This is the second year I have used coir as a top dressing around my plants as it helps keeps weeds down during the growing season. The best part of this product is the way it helps break up and enrich the compacted soil in my garden and potted plants. I'll be buying more again next season.

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        5.0

        Excellent Product

        By The Wint

        from Fort Worth, TX

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Helps Success Of Garden
        • High-quality
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Conditions Soil
          • Eases Gardening Efforts
          • Efficient Packaging
          • Promotes Healthy Plants

          I rely on Gardener's Supply to provide high-quality products. I trust that when I order something, it more than meets my expectations.

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          4.0

          Convenient and Earth friendly!

          By Mr Socks

          from Ulster PA

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          Pros

          • Convenient
          • Earth Friendly
          • Easy to store

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Refresh Elevated Soil
            • Refresh Elevated Soil Bed

            Initially purchased to use for seed starting . But I also had purchased the germination mix. Germination mix won hands down. Coir seemed to stay too wet and seedlings did not grow as well as in germination mix. Still like the product though to use for refreshing container mix in my elevated beds outdoors. Will also use to mix with potting soil for outdoor pots. Easy to store and use. Like that it's Earth friendly.

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            4.0

            nice texture and fun

            By kimforseeds

            from mpls, mn

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            Pros

            • Easy To Rehydrate
            • Helps Aerate Heavy Soils
            • Nice Texture
            • Some Larger Pieces

            Cons

            • Kind Of Pricey Additive

            Best Uses

            • Lightens Seedling Mixes

            i use this to lighten and aerate standard seed germinating mixes to use for post germinating transplanting. this then makes a good growing medium. straight seed mix compacts too much and not good for root growth. this product has a good mix of fine textured coir and a few larger size pieces for a nice texture. a bit pricey for large scale use, but great addition in place of peat moss.

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            5.0

            Excellent results

            By NJ Buckeye

            from NJ

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Good Lightweight Mix

                I mix with potting soil, but it helps keep the mixture light.

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                5.0

                Small job perfection

                By Roann

                from Harrisburg, PA

                Verified Buyer

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                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      A great way to maintain moisture levels and a good ph with small projects around the home and garden. Mix with a compost or soil to create the perfect mix for your plants.

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                      5.0

                      Great product

                      By Krissy

                      from Athens, GA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • It's A Great Soil Nutrien

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Soil Amendment

                        I use coir as a soil amendment

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Good potting filler

                        By Neerok

                        from Hicksville, NY

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact Storage
                        • Container Mix Additive

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Mix With Container Dirt

                          I'm a container gardener. This year I've decided to try something different - I mixed this stuff (along with a fertilizer) with the old container soil to rejuvinate it for this season.

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