“This is my third year using CowPots for my garden transplants. I’ve used peat, coir and fertile pots in the past and they’re all fine, it’s just that the CowPots are so much better.”
Twenty years ago Farmer Matt had an idea! He found one large cooking pot, grabbed a few handfuls of composted cow manure and started cooking. This burnished stew of manure fibers was formed into the first CowPot. What began as an innovative way to manage the byproduct from our dairy farm, has become an environmental solution that supports healthy soils for gardeners all around the world.
With 2 decades of growing experience in our own farm market and garden center, we have vigorously tested and adjusted our biodegradable containers to better match your growing needs.
Whether you are starting your own seeds or stepping up seedlings into a larger pot before going to your garden, there are 15 styles of biodegradable containers to meet your growing needs.
Made from recycled, renewable, composted cow manure, CowPots are 100% biodegradable. That means, there is nothing to throw away.
Once you've started your seeds or transplants, the smaller style CowPots have a suggested shelf life of 12 weeks and the larger styles will stay intact for approximately 16 weeks.
There are 15 styles of CowPots to fit every home gardener's needs. Every biodegradable pot is designed to allow for root penetration so when it's time to transplant, you never crush or tear the pot wall, leaving the tender roots intact. CowPots continue to benefit your plant and soil as they decompose in the garden.
As long as CowPots are stored in a cool, dry place, they have an indefinite shelf life. Ready to stock up? Visit our biodegradable plant pot wholesale store.
Farmer Matt invented CowPots using his cows' composted manure in the front yard. His wife Theresa, while raising their 4 kids, built a farm market and garden center filled with seed starting supplies for home gardeners and landscapers in the backyard.
Freund's Farm Market & Bakery now has an online store, offering all CowPots styles for purchase, as well as CowPots t-shirts and some of the jams, pickles and preserves from our farm market bakery!
Are you seed starting or transplanting for your garden this year? We have some growing suggestions for home gardeners that are ready for a more sustainable, eco-friendly, plantable pot.
CowPots are made from manure. They decompose, biodegrade and add value to your garden just like manure. A perfect addition to any home gardener.
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