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Our Work To Help The Community Using A Passion For Gardening

In the blog we discuss gardening and growing from basic to advanced. Here you'll learn how to use your Spring Pots to get the highest yields and healthiest plants.

We're also documenting how we use our passion for growing to improve the community around us. We believe in using our success to empower children and marginalized people to grow with us both literally and figuratively.

Thanksgiving Garden Tips

Published on November 3, 2017 by
The holidays are around the corner, and a time for reflecting on our year’s gardening harvests is on our minds at Spring Pots. So we thought we’d collect top Thanksgiving gardening tips from some premier gardening experts to get you into the grateful mood of our season. Enjoy! Gardening Know How GardeningKnowHow.com Using Potted Herbs…

Harvesting Fall: More Plants Than Just Pumpkins!

Published on October 23, 2017 by
Fall Harvest time is upon us at Spring Pots, and we have decided to go beyond the Pumpkin Spice and show all the color, plants and harvesting that fall is so well-known for in these top Harvest blogs that will inform and inspire you too! Harvest to Table HarvestToTable.com Our first pick for an inspirational…

Top Small Space Gardening Blogs

Published on October 4, 2017 by
Do you live in a city, a small apartment, or maybe share a room in a house? Do you only have a balcony, windowsill, kitchen counter or a corner in a room for a garden? Do you crave gardening tips for urban gardening, balcony gardening ideas or container vegetable gardening from gardening experts? Then this…

Smart Pots Vs. Air Pots Vs. Spring Pots | Which is Better?

Published on July 18, 2017 by
You have probably seen Spring Pots, Air Pots and Smart Pots in your local horticulture store. But did you ever wonder, what is the difference between these three options? And more importantly, which is the best option for growing cannabis? All three options provide extra oxygen to the roots, which is a great selling point because…

How To Grow Plants In Water

Published on July 4, 2017 by
To grow plants in water is a great way for gardeners to raise plants organically, and green thumb or not, most people are usually successful growing plants in the soil. Especially the growers who opt for fabric pots. But for those gardeners contemplating an alternative way to raise their plants, understanding how to grow plants…

The Ultimate Indoor Vegetable Gardening Guide

Published on June 27, 2017 by
If you are a new to indoor vegetable gardening, then read on, because this guide will help you grow the best vegetables, right from your own countertops, windowsills, sun decks and fabric pots! Most people dream of picking their own herbs and vegetables, right from their windowsill to the dinner plate, but they don’t even…

What Is The Best Soil For Growing Cannabis?

Published on June 21, 2017 by
Cannabis growers make many decisions about how to best grow their plants. Usually, deciding whether to grow their crops in an indoor or outdoor environment is the first step. If a grower decides that an indoor environment is for them, they will have to choose to grow cannabis either from a soil or a hydroponic-based…

The Secrets of How to Grow Hydroponics

Published on June 14, 2017 by
Plenty of gardeners prefer to produce plants hydroponically from seedlings or even cuttings extracted from an parent plant. While you could get by growing like this, it can introduce a completely new set of problems that do not exist when growing from seeds. So first, you should know how to grow hydroponics in your backyard…

Gardener’s Guide to Reuse Potting Soil

Published on March 22, 2017 by
A new growing season is just around the corner and you’re beginning to think about all the materials you’ll need to get your plants off to a good start. There is no ingredient more important than the soil that you are using as it provides the plants the necessary nutrients for healthy growth. But good…

What You Need to Know about Air Pruning and Container Gardening

Published on February 28, 2017 by
Have you heard of air root pruning? It is a natural growing technique that allows dry air to reach root tips which stops roots from extending beyond their container. But why would we want to slow down root growth? PLANTING CONTAINERS Moving past plastic grows in container gardening When a root stops growing it naturally…

SF Giants and Spring Pot Team Up to Help Youth at the Boys and Girls Club

Published on November 17, 2016 by
5-Day Event The Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco (BGSCF) hosted a 5-day event with interactive workshops for urban youth in San Francisco to promote a healthy lifestyle. With over 50% of minorities living in urban areas at a high risk for type 2 diabetes, communities need to engage the youth in practicing a…

Fabric Burner: A Superior Line of Fabric Pot with Value Added

Published on October 24, 2016 by
Why the Fabric Burner? Many hydro shops know all too well, that as customers grow operations increase in size so does the need to get their supplies at a lower price. If you are looking for a more economic fabric pot without the compromises, look no further. Most hydro stores carry the big name brand…

The Classic Spring Pot: The Next Generation of Fabric Pots

Published on October 1, 2016 by
Growing can be a tedious process.  The path to heady results tends to include many hassles. The fabric pot yields higher vegetation and growth efficiency, leading many growers to choose this route. They have a more even drainage of water, and the natural aerated pruning leads to a more efficient root system. The roots start…

Why Spring Pots Are Better For The Environment

Published on August 29, 2016 by
We try to keep the environment as green as possible. Our company strives for efficiency and community involvement. Here are a few examples at what we are doing to achieve this. In Manufacturing: The fabric in the Spring Pot is made of a proprietary non-woven geotextile polypropylene fabric which is made of at least 33%…

Spring Pots Proudly Supports Art Behind Walls

Published on August 29, 2016 by
Art Behind Walls uses art to help children cope with the reality of an incarcerated loved one. Children throughout America face stigmatization due to a loved one being incarcerated. This may be their mothers, brothers, sisters, fathers or other relatives. Studies have shown that the negative impact of this loss can cause behavioral and other…

The Sol Collective Program Working With Spring Pots

Published on August 29, 2016 by
Curanderismo workshop allowed students the opportunity to take home Spring Pots with freshly planted Nopales. Sol Collective's Curanderismo program aims to re-teach traditional preventative health practices to communities with limited resources.  As part of the Curanderismo program, Sol Collective has incorporated a container gardening workshop in which students are given free seeds, starters, and Spring…

Our Work At The Sacramento Youth Summit

Published on August 29, 2016 by
Youth at SAYS Summit 2014 Over 800 youth attended the SAYS Summit that promotes literacy and poetry, specifically for underserved students.  Sol Collective conducted workshops throughout the day of silk screening and container gardening promoting self-expression and empowerment through art and growing your own food.  Spring Pots were given out to youth along with organic…

GrowHaus Expands Urban Agriculture In Denver Using Spring Pots

Published on August 29, 2016 by
GrowHaus Executive Director Coby Gould shows off some Spring Pots ready for a new home in Denver, CO. The GrowHaus is based in a historic 20,000 square foot greenhouse used to grow fresh healthy greens and teach about healthy living.  They continue to renovate space to accommodate increased food production, educational facilities, and a local…

Spring Pot Support “The Produce Section Environmental Hip Hop Curriculum”

Published on August 29, 2016 by
DJ CaveM handing out Spring Pots while teaching youth the value of healthy living at a juice workshop in Denver, CO The Produce Section provides inner city schools with interactive workshops on urban farming, green jobs development, while funding indoor and outdoor garden programs. The Produce Section is a curriculum developed from a hip hop…

Spring Pot Top 10 Mix CD Highlights work of Artists Committed to Urban Gardening and Going Green.

Published on August 28, 2016 by
A Baylando Records collaboration mixed by DJ Icewater features original work from Reggae Artists Capleton (@capletonmusic), Dawn Penn (@dawnpennmusic), Winstrong (@winstrong), and Hip Hop Artists DJ CaveM (@IETEF), The Pharcyde (@thepharcyde), El Kool Kyle (@BaylandoRecords), 3rd Degree (@fistuptv), and More. Listen now:

San Francisco Department of Public Works: Tree Planting, Eco-Fair Highlight Community Clean Team Event

Published on August 28, 2016 by
The Spring Pot team alongside the Mayor of San Francisco, The Department of Public Works, and a vast number of community organizations along with volunteer work crews planted 70 trees, pruned trees, landscaped, picked up litter and painted out graffiti in  neighborhoods in southwestern San Francisco. Spring Pots held a booth at the family-friendly Eco-Fair…

The Best Fabric Grow Bags For Your Plants!

Classic Spring Pots
Classic Spring Pots fabric pots from 1 to 15 gallons

Available sizes: 2 - 15 Gallons

The Classics
Classic Spring Pots
Sequoia Spring Pots tree pots for raised bed gardening

Available sizes: 1 - 400 Gallons

Sequoias
Classic Spring Pots
Fabric Burner Pots fabric pots 1 to 45 gallons

Available sizes: 1 - 45 Gallons

Fabric Burners