Clay pebbles form a substrate that can be used in organic farming.
This has the advantage of extreme stability and durability.
Thanks to its 100% mineral content, this product is useful for drainage, repotting and also decoration!
Uses of clay pebbles
Clay pebbles can be used in many manners, both ornamental and to enhance the living conditions of your potted plants.
- Drainage: All you need to do is pour a layer about an inch or two thick (3 to 4 centimeters) at the bottom of the container (pot, garden box, other) and this will increase air circulation, protect the roots and thus favor plant growth.
- Repotting: To spur the growth of roots, it can be a good idea to mix clay pebbles into your special repotting soil mix to about 10% of the total volume.
- Decoration: For all your indoor plants, but also for outdoor garden boxes and pots, clay pebble is extremely ornamental. A surface layer about 1¼ to 1½ inches (3 to 4 cm) thick will highlight the color of the plants.
Smart tip about clay pebbles
If you use this substrate for mulch, you’ll be avoiding water loss through evaporation and weed growth.
This will help reduce time spent in watering, and also avoid use of weed-killing chemicals and you’ll be doing your part for sustainable development.