Water Crystals


Home lawns, gardens, farms, large turf areas, shrubs, trees, indoor and outdoor plant and container plant care, and any form of gardening benefit from the use of Water Crystals™.


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Why you should use Water Crystals

Water Crystals Absorb. Store and Release Fertilizer and Nutrients to Plants 

Water Crystals not only store water for plants, but they also become a repository of nutrients. They will absorb any aqueous, non-petroleum based solution.

If fertilizer is present and washed into the soil with water, the crystals will absorb the mixture. This prevents the nutrient from percolating through the soil, past the root system where it will do no good. When the crystals absorb the nutrient-laden solution, water-carrying capabilities are reduced, only absorbing half as much nutrient-laden solution. As the expansion and contraction of the crystals continue through subsequent waterings, the nutrient-laden water is slowly released into the soil.

As this "purging" takes place, the crystals return to their normal water-absorbing capacity. This process leads to better conditions and stronger, healthier root systems, reducing efforts for healthy plant care.

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Water Crystals Increase Shelf Life of Potted Plants

Water Crystals Reduce Stock Losses in Transportation

Water Crystals Make Composting More Efficient

Extensive tests using compost and peat moss prove that Water Crystals™ hold moisture and make the growing medium easier to rewet.

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Tested and Approved

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has certified Water Crystals to be non-hazardous. The product has been certified under 29CFR1910.1200.

OSHA does recommend that consumers use "good agricultural hygiene" when using them. In other words, don't mix the crystals with any kind of liquid that may endanger your plants or crop.

Water Crystals are inert. They will not be absorbed into plants or migrate into ground water.

Water Crystals hold nitrates, phosphates, potassium, iron, zinc, boron and other elements next to the roots or plants. Doing so, reduces the leaching of these elements into ground water. Preliminary research has shown that the crystals attract the bacteria and microorganisms essential to plant growth.

Water Crystals fill and release. With rain, normal watering, or crop irrigation, the crystals expand to capture and retain excess moisture in the soil. This property reduces run-off.

When they dehydrate or empty through feeding roots, their shrinkage causes the soil to naturally aerate, reducing compaction and hardness and improving the condition of the growth medium.

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Close-up photo of this plant's root system shows how feeder roots penetrate Water Crystals' membranes. They tap into continuing nourishment for the plant, helping minimize time and effort for caring for your plants' health.
 

Water Crystals Improve Soil Structure

Water Crystals™ improve soil structure in several ways:

•     Through reduced watering intervals, the soil has less build-up of salts

•    Because the crystals are always expanding and contracting, soil is loosened

•    Since they hold moisture and nutrients, soil is less susceptible to drying out

On the other hand, if extreme wet conditions occur, fully hydrated the Water Crystals in the soil will allow excess water to pass through. Good soil structure contributes significantly to healthy plants.

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Water Crystals are the Highest Quality with Proven Performance

Compared with similar products, Water Crystals™ have superior longevity.

Water Crystals remain 95% effective after 12+ years in stable soil. If not exposed to sunlight or U-V rays in their hydrated form, one application should last at least 5 years and as many as 12 in normal soil without replenishment.

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