Terra-Sorb
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Terra-Sorb, 1 Lb. Jar
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Drought-Proof Crystals Protect Plants for 5 Years

  • Reduce watering chores and ensure plants get the water they need, when they need it
  • Protect valuable landscape plants the way that pros do
  • Also highly effective for container-grown plants
  • Works for five years, then breaks down into fertilizer, not salt

Commercial landscapers rely on Terra-Sorb to protect plants in heat-stressed, drought-prone situations such as city parks and traffic medians. These non-toxic crystals absorb up to 200 times their weight in water, then release it gradually as plants need it. And because it contains potassium-based polymers instead of sodium-based, it breaks down into fertilizer instead of soil-damaging salts.

  • Mix in 1 pound per 100 square feet in the garden; 1 teaspoon per dry gallon of soil in containers
  • Super-absorbent hydrogel (potassium-based polymers)

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Terra-Sorb
 
4.7

(based on 193 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Conserves water (161)
  • Easy to use (29)
  • Weather proof (13)
  • A little goes a long way (3)
  • Time saver (3)

Cons

  • Inefficient (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor garden (147)
  • Household plants (113)
  • Hanging baskets (5)
  • Outdoor pots (5)
  • Container gardening (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (137), Getting started (29), Master gardener (18), Professional landscaper (4)

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5.0

best buy

By Geneva

from Charlotte, NC

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Conserves Water
  • Easy To Use
  • Large Size Is Good Buy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Household Plants
    • Outdoor Garden
    • Saves Money And Time

    Comments about Terra-Sorb:

    Have used this for years and discovered I was out when starting to pot annuals. Had trouble finding locally and then had to pay a ridiculous price for a small amount. It really makes a difference in how often you have to water.

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Terra-Sorb

    By Lin

    from Scottsdale, Arizona

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice To Be In A Jar

    Cons

    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor Garden

    Comments about Terra-Sorb:

    Very expensive product

     
    5.0

    Never pot plants without this product!

    By Lauro

    from Massapequa, NY

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Conserves Water
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor Garden

      Comments about Terra-Sorb:

      I use Terra-Sorb when I pot all of my outdoor plants. it really helps the pots retain moisture, even in full sun, and tremendously reduces the frequency of watering. I also use this in my reservoir hanging planters, and I have very healthy plants.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I love this stuff

      By Caryne

      from Beachwood, NJ

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Garden

        Comments about Terra-Sorb:

        I use this every yr. To plant new flowers and perk up perennials. It helps keep plants regulated when you can't always water.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great for reducing watering needs

        By Jootsey

        from Oconto, WI

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Terra-Sorb:

              This gets mixed into the potting soil when preparing the container. Simply mix with soil.

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great product for hot climates

              By Deb

              from Hamburg, Arkansas

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Conserves Water
              • Easy To Use
              • Keeps Moisture Level Even
              • Saves Time Spent Watering
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Easier To Maintain Plants
                • Household Plants
                • Outdoor Garden

                Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                I add this product to all my potted plants. I live in a very hot climate, and this keeps the moisture level even and reduces the time I spend watering. I also add it to the hole before I plant caladiums, since they love moisture and when the temperature hits over 100, its not easy to keep things moist. I buy the large container and it lasts me for two years, even though I have many pots and flower beds.

                 
                5.0

                Terra-Sorb is a must for gardens

                By Cari

                from Capac, Micigan

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Conserves Water
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Household Plants
                  • Outdoor Garden

                  Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                  Terra-Sorb is easy to use and will your plants of all kinds make it through the dry stretches.

                  (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Fabulous! I LOVE these!

                  By Floralgal

                  from Elizabeth, CO

                  About Me Master Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Conserves Water
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hanging baskets
                    • Patio pots

                    Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                    *My best hint for using these crystals is to SOAK THEM FIRST! I keep a bucket with a lid for these - put in a few maybe 1/4 cup and fill the bucket half full or more with water and let them expand until they look like big clear ice (amazing how much they soak up) - before I mix them into my potting soil. So I never get too much volume which might overflow the pot.*
                    These crystals are fabulous for sunny patio pots and hanging baskets that were impossible to keep watered in the hot Colorado summer sun. I love annual gardens and plant about a dozen pots every year. Later in the summer, when the plants are fully grown and the sun is at it's hottest, even watering twice a day couldn't prevent wilting and drying. But now, with these crystals once a day is usually enough to keep my pots in perfect lush condition - even my driest and most difficult huge clay pot! Now with Terra-Sorb ...Success! Love that they break down into safe fertilizer also!

                     
                    5.0

                    Terra-Sorb

                    By Koukla

                    from Miami, FL

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Conserves Water

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Household Plants

                      Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                      Keeps my houseplants alive when I am away from my house.

                       
                      5.0

                      Terra-Sorb in Every Pot

                      By GlennPosh

                      from Denver,Colorado

                      About Me Master Gardener

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Conserves Water
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Precise Spout

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                          Helps cut down on Watering

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