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Square Pots for Gardening

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Gardening is a sentiment for people who are in love with nature and trees. For many, gardening is a feel-good factor that helps them to de-stress. They retire into this feel-good area whenever they have time away from the hustle and bustle of their busy lives. Those who are into gardening are crazy about gardening accessories from pots to gardening tools. What kind of pots are best suited for which plant and which soil is best suited for which plant is well researched by garden lovers, isn’t it?

Square Pots for Gardening
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Planting pots can be made with wood, clay or plastic. Although wood and clay are environment-friendly options, plastic is cost-effective. Planting pots are available in various sizes and shapes, but gardeners love to use square pots for gardening for a variety of reasons. Some of the benefits are listed below:

  • IN VOGUE – The square pots are more in vogue nowadays because they are easy to fit in any space or corner. They are extensively used to decorate hotels and restaurants because they are space-saving and trendier.
  • SPACE SAVING – The look of square planters is more appealing and when you plant a cluster of the same plant together, square pots give them a beautiful outlook.
  • MORE SOIL – The round pots can hold less soil, compared to square pots which have the advantage of extended edges.
Square Pots for Gardening
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Best Material types for making your Square Pots:

  • PRESSED PAPERPressed paper is ideal for making square pots because giving a round shape to pressed paper is difficult. Pressed paper pots keep the roots cool and help in plant growth. They are biodegradable and therefore do not harm the environment. These pots are especially beneficial to grow vegetables because they need to be replaced every year.
  • COIRCoir pots are environment friendly. They are made with coconut husk and, therefore, very cost-effective too. They are available in various colors and are perfect for square shaped pots.
  • TERRACOTTATerracotta square pots are made with special clay and are very versatile. They are environment friendly and offer a natural habitat for the growth of plants. They are affordable and their reddish colour is quite appealing. The drawbacks of terracotta pots are that they are easily breakable and permeable.
  • CERAMIC – Ceramic square pots are glazed earthen pots and exquisite to look at. They heat the square pots in a fire kiln, which makes them less porous and less vulnerable to harsh weather. The drawbacks of ceramic pots is that they can crack in cold temperatures and are comparatively heavy as well as expensive.
  • WOOD – Wooden square pots are also environment-friendly. They keep the roots cool and help in plant growth. The only drawback of wooden pots is that they can crack in extremely cold climatic conditions.
  • FIBERGLASS – Fiberglass and resin square pots are made by combining fiberglass and resin. Sometimes clay is added to this combination to improve the texture. The advantages of fiberglass and resin square pots are that they are lightweight and can endure very harsh climatic conditions.
  • PLASTIC – Plastic square pots are the cheapest in the market, but they are not environment friendly.
  • CONCRETE – The benefit of having concrete pots is that they can survive in any climatic condition. Concrete square pots are great to look at, but they are extremely heavy and cannot be moved easily from one place to another. They are also difficult to steal.
  • METAL – Metal square pots are long-lasting. Metal is also lightweight and cost-effective.
Square Pots for Gardening
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The above article is a detailed study on square pots and which materials are most suitable for making them. Hope you enjoyed this article and are ready to switch to square pots.

Square Pots for Gardening
Lauren Bracy

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