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  • Water Beads
    Posted on
    June 26th, 2013
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    Toby
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    The below table compares the size of different types of beads when dehydrated and hydrated.


    Regular Beads

    Dry (left) & Hydrated (right)

       

     

    Large Beads

    Dry (left) & Hydrated (right)

       

     

    Marble Beads

    Dry (left) & Hydrated (right)

       

     

    Rock Soil

    Dry (left) & Hydrated (right)

       

     

    Gel Cubes

    Dry (left) & Hydrated (right)

       

     

    Jumbo Balls

    Dry (left) & Hydrated (right)

    Jumbo Balls Dry    Jumbo Balls Hydrated

    Posted on
    May 7th, 2013
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    Toby
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    Top Indoor Plants to Use with Water Marbles and Beads

    Water marbles and beads are a wonderful way to stop worrying about watering your indoor plants as often. They are made out of a special polymer gel powder that will eventually break down into water, carbon dioxide and nitrogen. Not only do they provide water for plants, but water beads also look beautiful as well. Here is a closer look at some of the benefits to using these beads and marbles, as well as a look at some of the top indoor plants to use with them.

    Benefits of Using Water Marbles and Beads

    Using these beads and marbles provide many excellent benefits. The following are some of the important benefits these water beads and marbles have to offer.

    - Benefit #1 – Steady, Slow Moisture – One of the benefits these beads have to offer is steady, slow moisture for your plants. This is particularly handy for individuals that do not have time to water plants on a regular basis.

    - Benefit #2 – Replaces Dirt or Potting Soil – For some plants, these water marbles can actually replace the dirt or soil, which means you don’t have to worry about the mess that dirt and soil can create. Of course, they can also be used along with soil to ensure the soil has constant watering.

    - Benefit #3 – Decorative Appeal – Last, these marbles also provide decorative appeal to your plants. They can stabilize plants while adding something special to your home décor. Just a few of the lovely colors available include purple, orange, black, clear, aqua, yellow, pink, coral and green.

    Great Indoor Plants to Use with Water Beads and Marbles

    Many different indoor plants will do well when you add these beads to them. Some plants will do well with just the beads. However, some plants are better with soil and beads. Other plants may not do well with the beads, since certain plants don’t need as much water as other. Some plants could even rot and die if you use the marbles with them. This is why it’s important to know which plants will grow well with the marbles.

    - Indoor Plants That Work Well with JUST Beads – One of the plants individuals commonly use these beads with is bamboo. It does very well with the beads. Other plants that will work well with JUST the beads and no soil include dragon plant, spider plants, arrowroot, heart leaf philodendron plants, dieffenbachia, dracaena and palms.

    - Other Plants That May Work Well with Marbles and Beads – Some other plants that work well with marbles and beads, often with soil and marbles combined, include schefflera, aloe, inpatients, paper whites, begonias, elephant ear and cypress.

    - DON’T Use Beads with These Plants – Certain indoor plants will not do well with these beads. Plants to avoid using with them include orchids, cacti and succulents.

    As you can see, many plants will do well with water beads. Keep these guidelines in mind as you choose plants that you want to supplement with water marbles. You’ll make it easy to keep plants watered while adding something beautiful that complements yours plants’ natural beauty. If you have any questions on what water beads are and how they work, contact us and maybe get on over to our site and get in on some of those great specials!

    Posted on
    December 11th, 2012
    Author
    Toby
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    What are water beads? They are decorative elements that let you be just about as creative as you want to be with your home decor all year long without spending a lot of money.

    Water beads start out in a small packet of little beads. When you add them to the proper amount of water they turn it into a colorful and decorative solution for those vases you have around the house.

    One of the most appealing features of water beads is that they feel so cool to the touch. Little kids love to run their fingers through them as do adults if they were to be totally honest.

    You can find many ways to decorate using Crystal Water Beads especially when you make your own party mix, an option available on the web shop.

    What are the make your own party mix options? Choose two, three or four water bead colors to build your own mix of color water beads. You can choose from large or regular sizes.

    Color options include Black, Orange, Blue, Clear, Yellow, Coral, Gold, Purple, Green, Pink, Teal or White crystal water beads to suit your personal color tastes and decorating style. You can mix and match your colors and sizes.
    Eack party mix pack weights 5 grams and will make approximately 3 cups of hydrated beads. They are non-toxic (still not for human consumption), non-fading, odorless, biodegradable, economical and make a good alternative to soil.

    You can use them in small to large vases or other clear glass containers to decorate for any holiday including Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. You can be as creative as you want and add various elements to your vases/clear containers for unique decor.

    If you are not creative you can find unique ideas for using these beads online and for holiday decoorating. Pre-packaged party mixes are also available if you are not the type who feels confident about choosing your own colors. It is also easier for people who live very hectic lives. You get to choose from regular sized or large water bead party mixes.

    If you want to jazz up your decor and your party mix you can do so with Aqua Scents also available when you are choosing your party mix blends. This way you have the decorative element that adds beauty to your home no matter what the season and pleasant scented solutions to create a fresh-smelling environment.

    There is so much you can do with this absorbent polymer technology. If you have questions or concerns about this kind of product you can contact us and your queries will be addressed.

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