Clay is a unique, light weight expanded clay aggregate made in Sri Lanka provides healthy environment for plants.
Porosity of clay allows air and moisture to penetrate the sides of the pots. This moisture and air are utilized by the fine roots located at the edge of the soil ball. Clay pots act like a wick to remove excess moisture from the potting soil.
Self-Watering Spikes is a gardening solution. Water is absorbed through the terracotta spike. Then the soil absorbs the water. It creates a self-watering system to ensure plants always have enough moisture without having to water every day. Self watering spikes keep your plants fresh, beautiful and well hydrated.
Natural clay is mined, formed in to pebbles, then kiln fired at high temperatures to cause the clay to expand into tough, lightweight pebbles. It is reusable. Just wash them and re-use as many times as you need. Clay pebbles have both high porosity and high air content which stimulate the development of strong roots that grip the substrate well.