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Everything you need to grow baby plants

"Orta pots are amazing! Not only are they beautiful to look at, they are highly functional too. Germination is fantastically consistent."

Trish, May 2019

Regular blog updates with Pandemic gardening ideas

Easy, Zero-Waste Gifts from the Garden

Easy, Zero-Waste Gifts from the Garden

As more of us are aiming to live well with less waste, the garden can be a wonderful source of beautiful zero-waste gifts.  It probably can't repla...
Cool DIY transplant pot from salvaged fence wood

Cool DIY transplant pot from salvaged fence wood

I often get asked what containers you should plant seedlings into as they outgrow their Orta pots.  I just stumbled upon this excellent solution, a...
Free Seeds and New Friends:  The Pandemic Seed Swap!

Free Seeds and New Friends: The Pandemic Seed Swap!

  Normally this time of year I'd be planning a seed and plant swap as a way to get gardeners together, meeting one another, learning about plants,...

How to Grow Your Own Starts From Seed

Veggie Gardening Basics

Start Seeds Now for Fall Veg and Autumn Perennial Planting

"One of my best investments!  Invest in these and discover a tool that's perennially in use."

Jeannie, March 2019

Water Once a Week for Thriving Baby Plants

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"It's 100% successful and I don't have to spend a lot of time on it.  I just love them.

Lorena, Santa Clara CA

Saving Money and Plastic, on the way Towards Zero Waste

“It really took the anxiety and guesswork out of the most difficult part of getting started. For new growers like myself, I'd consider it a required tool.” 

Peggy, Santa Rosa CA

“I couldn’t start tomatoes from seed before, but now I can!” 

Tallulah, Oakland CA

“I just ordered my fifth self-watering seed starter. They have really performed beautifully and all my seeds have sprouted easily in them. The self watering feature works like a charm and helps germinate the seeds on a consistent basis”

Cynthia, Santa Rosa CA

Handmade with Love, to Last a Lifetime

All Orta seed pots are handmade in California.
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