Hydro-Mats

Hydro-Mats

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Exclusive | Cut Your Watering Chores by 80%

  • Handy mats let you water potted plants less frequently
  • Fabric contains polymer crystals that absorb water, then release it slowly to plants as they need it
  • Mats can be trimmed to fit your container or hanging basket
  • Choose pre-cut mats or a 15' roll

When we first tested these water-absorbing mats, the results seemed too good to be true. So we asked some of our customers to try them, and they gave Hydro-Mats rave reviews! Each individual mat holds a full quart of water, wicking it up almost instantly and then releasing it slowly, so you water weekly instead of daily. Choice of a set of eight 7" x 7" mats or a 15' L x 21-3/4" W roll.

  • Made of poly-spun fabric with polymer crystals
  • Set of eight 7" x 7" mats or 15' L x 21-3/4" W roll
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Hydro-Mats
 
4.4

(based on 268 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Conserves water (173)
  • Easy to use (33)
  • Durable (14)
  • Weather proof (10)
  • Adjustable settings (6)

Cons

  • Inefficient (8)
  • Leaks (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor garden (129)
  • Household plants (81)
  • Hanging baskets (25)
  • Outdoors (22)
  • Summer fun (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (178), Midrange shopper (27), Getting started (23), Master gardener (19), Budget shopper (11)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (22), Couple no kids (12), Single female (4)

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5.0

buying this product again

By Mom with her boys

from Jax,Fl

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Helps Plants Hydrated

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Raised Bedspotted Plants

    Comments about Hydro-Mats:

    Bought a 3'x6' grow bed then put all my 8 hydro-mats as instructed.Planted cantaloupe and honey dew in it and my plants are just thriving real good compared to my potted plants without hydro- mat. It has been raining a lot so had not watered my plant bed for about 2 weeks and plants are just fine. I am buying the bigger size hydro-mat so it will be handy anytime I need to pot a plant.

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    • Family Older Kids
     
    4.0

    Hydro Mats

    By Dave

    from Northeast Ohio

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use

    Cons

    • Only Last 1 Season

    Best Uses

    • Hanging Baskets

    Comments about Hydro-Mats:

    We have just tried this product for the first time this year. So far So good. We have them in all of our hanging flower pots and they appear to be doing what they advertise.

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    • Couple No Kids
     
    5.0

    These work great!

    By Friend of Pooh

    from Indiana

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Assemble

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoors

      Comments about Hydro-Mats:

      These were a perfect solution to the pots on my porch. I had to water them every day and now I don't.

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      • Family Older Kids
       
      4.0

      Good Solution for a Dry Problem

      By Peg the Planter

      from Mullica Hill, NJ

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Use In Older Window Boxes

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoors
        • Unusual Pots For Plants

        Comments about Hydro-Mats:

        I used the Hydro-mats for pots with smaller diameters at the top and for window boxes on the rail of my deck. So far the pots have needed less watering.

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        • Couple No Kids
         
        5.0

        No More Dripping Baskets

        By Mark Goes Green

        from Cincinnati, Ohio

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Mess Prevention

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about Hydro-Mats:

          I have always had problems with water pouring through my coco-lined hanging baskets whenever I watered. I tried several things and even lined them with plastic. The hydro mat solves all my problems. Only occasionally will one drip some water but the water no longer pours through. They also allow me to skip a day of watering as they absorb the moisture and release it back when needed.

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          • Single Male
           
          5.0

          Third time purchasing this product

          By Beeda

          from upstate New York

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Hydro-Mats:

              This product really does keep my potted plants hydrated. I water less and my plants look great all summer long.

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              • Family Older Kids
               
              4.0

              These mats work!

              By Kentucky gardener

              from Lexington, KY

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Great For Potted Plants
                • Outdoors

                Comments about Hydro-Mats:

                For the third summer, I am putting these hydro mats in my hanging baskets and potted plants. They really do cut down on the need to water during the hot summer months. My only complaint: wish they came in a round size to better fit my pots and baskets.

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                • Couple No Kids
                 
                4.0

                Answer to an ongoing problem

                By Jan

                from New Bedford, MA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Answer To Drying Out Prob
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hydro-Mats:

                    Plants hanging in a small greenhouse can dry out quickly, so these are a solution in case time doesn't permit daily watering.

                    • I Am A:
                    • Single Female

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Clever idea and easy

                    By DJ

                    from Andover, MA

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Hydro-Mats:

                        It is an easy way to cut down on watering but confusing as to which is the bubbly side up.

                        • I Am A:
                        • Family Older Kids

                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Saves on Watering & Grows Great Plants!

                        By Sunflower Linda

                        from Corning, New York

                        About Me High-end Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Outdoors

                          Comments about Hydro-Mats:

                          The Hydromats are a great innovation. I use them in all of my planters and containers, outdoors. I do lots of container gardening and purchase the roll of hydro-matting , so that it can be cut to fit into the various sizes of containers and flower boxes. I grow tomato plants in large pots and use them for this purpose, as well. They keep the soil moist and take the worry out of having to constantly water , especially in very hot weather. The plants grow very well and I would not think of planting anything in a container without using them. However, indoor plants would benefit from their use as well. I highly recommend this product as the results from the use is terrific. I hope that they will always be available. The fact that they can be used for more than one season is an added bonus.

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