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Fruition's Soil Blocker Kit
Fruition's Soil Blocker Kit
Fruition's Soil Blocker Kit


 
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Our Large Soil Blocker + Mini Soil Blocker + Mini Inserts to integrate the two = soil blocking heaven.(We have made soil blocks for nearly 20 years as professional growers and it is straight-forward for the novice gardener, as well.)

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Fruition's Soil Blocker Kit Our Large Soil Blocker + Mini Soil Blocker + Mini Inserts to integrate the two = soil blocking heaven.

Soil blocks make seed starting easier and way more successful. We have made soil blocks for nearly 20 years as professional growers and it is straight-forward for the novice gardener, as well. Every seed you sow will be grateful for growing in a soil block rather than a cell or pot and here’s why: there is more soil (and nutrients) per volume, so each plant is bigger and healthier in impressively little time. Being constricted by plastic sides causes plants to become root-bound, but plants in soil blocks are surrounded instead by air,so the roots naturally “prune’ themselves and never become root-bound, dramatically reducing transplant shock. And, it’s fun to use!

As well as surprisingly easy.

It is blissfully simple to make your soil blocks. First, moisten your Potting Mix (this is our mix we use at Fruition) and push block maker into the mix several times, turning back and forth, until blocks are full of soil. (We often use our fingers to make sure there are no air gaps, especially at the top of each block.) Lift the soil blocker and set into a tray, squeezing the handle to release your four gorgeous soil blocks. Each block has a perfect little dimple in the top, ready to be sown with seed. (If they’re not gorgeous, and they won’t be the very first time, it’s easy enough to start over.)

Your Mini Inserts for our large blockers that allow us to tuck our Mini-Blocks, quickly and easily, right into our large ones, ideal for that first potting up stage. The mini-blocks allow for optimal use of your precious heat mat space.

Have fun! And your plants will agree: soil blockers are the best way to grow transplants.

Tip: When soil blocking, make sure your potting mix is more moist than you may think necessary to help them form fully. Also, warm water is more comfortable for you & seeds about to germinate.
Simple & Successful Indoor Seed Starting

Average Rating: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

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Overall good experience November 28, 2018
Reviewer: Anya Zelinska from Fort Worth, TX United States  
I love the concept and it proved to be fairly easy to use.
The small blocker, however, would benefit from a structural improvement. The first one I got broke the very first time I used it, so I had to exchange it. The second one I had to be really careful with but now it's broken too, sadly. The metal tabs snag and bend when I squeeze the handle, after a few times it becomes too damaged. Also, the metal part is not securely attached to the plastic and it slides right out, which only contributes to the first issue. Unfortunately, the small blocker needs some improvements. I would buy it again only if I knew that the manufacturer made some fixes to address these issues.
The large soil blocker is great! However, the handle is a little too tall, it's difficult to get enough leverage to squeeze it, unless you have big hands. My hands aren't that small and I struggled a few times. If the handle was shorter, it would help greatly.
Overall great idea, but there's room for improvement.

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