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The Urbin Grower Elite is one of the most efficient raised bed gardening containers in the industry. The raised bed design waters plants from the bottom up like nature intended. It’s a perfect fit for the balcony gardener or patio gardener with limited space. Home gardeners can harvest spring peas, summer greens and lettuce and fall kale or spinach. Want to grow squash, cucumbers, beans or peas? No problem! The instruction manual easily shows you how to grow vegetables vertically. It is also ideal for strawberries, ornamental plants and tomatoes.

Water Your Plants like Nature Planned

The Urbin Grower Elite waters your plants from the bottom up – just like nature designed. An “air gap” is created under the soil separator between the soil above and the exposed water reservoir below. The plant roots draw the water vertically through the “air gap” into the soil carrying vital nutrients with it. The experts say a pint of water below is equivalent to a GALLON of water when watering traditionally from the top. Additionally with an exposed water reservoir, there is no guesswork – you know exactly how much water your plants desire. It’s a sustainable and healthy way to water your plants.

Increased Nutrient Delivery

As the water is drawn up from the reservoir and through the soil, vital nutrients stored in the soil are delivered to your plants rather than nutrients being washed away when water enters from the top. This results in more vibrant and healthy plants.


Significant Improvement over Traditional Pots

Circling roots have always been a problem with regular planting containers according to researchers at Oregon State University. Circling roots result in reduced nutrients, reduced life span, increased drought and disease. When plant roots are exposed to the constant “air space” circling roots are “pruned” off causing the plant to consistently produce new and highly branched roots. This results in continued growth of the secondary roots that shoot out within the growing medium.

Made in USA

The Urbin Grower utility patent materials provide UV protection and made of food-grade plastic. Its unique design makes it the only growing container of its kind that is selling now. Its made in the good ole USA complete with a 5-year warranty.

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Metro-Grower
Metro-Grower Basic - 6 gallon - Black
Our Price: $36.95

Basic Metro-Grower container includes watering tray, container, soil separator and instruction booklet. Self-watering container takes the guesswork out of watering.

Water into the visible water reservoir at the bottom, and your plants wick up the water they need. Made in the US from recycled plastic. 10 year warranty.


MOQ: 1

Technical Details/Specifications

  • Growing Container Size: 16" (L) x 16" (W) x 9" (H)
  • Growing Container Volume: 6 gallons
  • Saucer Size: 20" (L) x 20" (W) x 2" (H)
  • Saucer Water Reservoir Capacity: 1.5 - 2.0 gallons
  • Shipping size: 20” (L) x 20” (W) x 9” (H)
  • Shipping weight: 15 Pounds
  • UPC: 04343394930

  • Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower Elite - 6 Gallon, Black
    Our Price: $59.95

    The Metro-Grower provides endless organic vegetables by facilitating growth through a mixture of the Square Foot Gardening method, all natural soil amendments, and a self-watering reservoir. Simply mix in the amendments with your soil, plant your vegetables, and wait until the roots are long enough to dip into the reservoir. You'll never have to worry about over or under watering again!

    The Metro-Grower Elite is supported by:

    • Quick Start DVD guide for beginners
    • Growing container, soil separator, visible water reservoir
    • Set of seed trays

    Soil mix included with the Metro-Grower Elite:

    • 1 gallon of pumice
    • 1.75 gallons of dry coir with trace minerals
    • 1.3 cups SoilKey, organic fertilizer
    • 1.5 cups vermicompost
    • 3 teaspoons of Mycorrhizae
    • Organic coir mulch

    Notes:

    All ingredients are individually packaged, to allow you to see the amount of each you are using in your soil mix

    Technical Details/Specifications

  • Growing Container Size: 16" (L) x 16" (W) x 9" (H)
  • Growing Container Volume: 6 gallons
  • Saucer Size: 20" (L) x 20" (W) x 2" (H)
  • Saucer Water Reservoir Capacity: 1.5 - 2.0 gallons
  • Shipping size: 20” (L) x 20” (W) x 9” (H)
  • Shipping weight:15 Pounds
  • UPC: 043433945050

  • Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower Basic - 6 gallon - Black (Set of 2)
    Our Price: $69.95

    Basic Metro-Grower container includes watering tray, container, soil separator and instruction booklet. Self-watering container takes the guesswork out of watering.

    Water into the visible water reservoir at the bottom, and your plants wick up the water they need. Made in the US from recycled plastic. 10 year warranty.


    MOQ: 1

    Technical Details/Specifications

  • Growing Container Size: 16" (L) x 16" (W) x 9" (H)
  • Growing Container Volume: 6 gallons
  • Saucer Size: 20" (L) x 20" (W) x 2" (H)
  • Saucer Water Reservoir Capacity: 1.5 - 2.0 gallons
  • Shipping size: 20” (L) x 20” (W) x 9” (H)
  • Shipping weight: 25 Pounds
  • UPC: 043433944930
  • Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower - 15 Gallon, Black
    Our Price: $79.99

    The Metro-Grower self-watering container has 3 pieces (4 gallon saucer, 10 gallon pot, and 15" dia. soil separator) made from a blend of recycled and virgin plastic here in the USA. Water into the saucer at the bottom and the soil and roots wick the water up through the soil separator to feed the plant. 10 year warranty.


    Minimum Order Quantity: 1

    Black UPC: 043433944152

    Technical Details/Specifications

    • Overall Dimensions: 18 3/4" (DIA) x 12" (H) Note: DIA = diameter
    • Saucer Dimensions: 18 1/4" (DIA) x 2 3/4" (H)
    • Saucer Reservoir Capacity - ~4 gallons
    • Separator Dimensions: 15" (DIA) x 3" (H)
    • Pot Dimensions: 12" (DIA) x 17 3/4" (H)
    • Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
    • Dimensional shipping weight: 10 lbs
    • Shipping Dimensions: 26" (W) x 26" (L) x 26" (H)


    Balcony garden


    Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower Elite - 6 Gallon, Black (Set of 2)
    Our Price: $114.95

    The Metro-Grower provides endless organic vegetables by facilitating growth through a mixture of the Square Foot Gardening method, all natural soil amendments, and a self-watering reservoir. Simply mix in the amendments with your soil, plant your vegetables, and wait until the roots are long enough to dip into the reservoir. You'll never have to worry about over or under watering again!

    The Metro-Grower Elite is supported by:

    • Quick Start DVD guide for beginners
    • Growing container, soil separator, visible water reservoir
    • Set of seed trays

    Soil mix included with the Metro-Grower Elite:

    • 1 gallon of pumice
    • 1.75 gallons of dry coir with trace minerals
    • 1.3 cups SoilKey, organic fertilizer
    • 1.5 cups vermicompost
    • 3 teaspoons of Mycorrhizae
    • Organic coir mulch

    Notes:

    All ingredients are individually packaged, to allow you to see the amount of each you are using in your soil mix

    Technical Details/Specifications

  • Growing Container Size: 16" (L) x 16" (W) x 9" (H)
  • Growing Container Volume: 6 gallons
  • Saucer Size: 20" (L) x 20" (W) x 2" (H)
  • Saucer Water Reservoir Capacity: 1.5 - 2.0 gallons
  • Shipping size: 20” (L) x 20” (W) x 9” (H)
  • Shipping weight: 25 Pounds
  • UPC: 043433945098

  • Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower - 15 Gallon, Black (Set of 3)
    Our Price: $139.95

    The Metro-Grower self-watering container has 3 pieces (4 gallon saucer, 10 gallon pot, and 15" dia. soil separator) made from a blend of recycled and virgin plastic here in the USA. Water into the saucer at the bottom and the soil and roots wick the water up through the soil separator to feed the plant. 10 year warranty.


    Minimum Order Quantity: 1 set of 3

    Black UPC: 043433944091

    Technical Details/Specifications

    • Overall Dimensions: 18 3/4" (DIA) x 12" (H) Note: DIA = diameter
    • Saucer Dimensions: 18 1/4" (DIA) x 2 3/4" (H)
    • Saucer Reservoir Capacity - ~4 gallons
    • Separator Dimensions: 15" (DIA) x 3" (H)
    • Pot Dimensions: 12" (DIA) x 17 3/4" (H)
    • Shipping Weight: 26 lbs
    • Dimensional shipping weight: 106 lbs
    • Shipping Dimensions: 26" (W) x 26" (L) x 26" (H)


    Balcony garden


    Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower - 10 Gallon, Black (Set of 4)
    Our Price: $159.80

    The Metro-Grower self-watering container has 3 pieces (4 gallon saucer, 10 gallon pot, and 15" dia. soil separator) made from a blend of recycled and virgin plastic here in the USA. Water into the saucer at the bottom and the soil and roots wick the water up through the soil separator to feed the plant. 10 year warranty.


    Minimum Order Quantity: 1 set of 4

    Black UPC: 043433944091

    Technical Details/Specifications

    • Overall Dimensions: 18 3/4" (DIA) x 17 3/4" (H) Note: DIA = diameter
    • Saucer Dimensions: 18 1/4" (DIA) x 2 3/4" (H)
    • Saucer Reservoir Capacity - ~4 gallons
    • Separator Dimensions: 15" (DIA) x 3" (H)
    • Pot Dimensions: 12" (DIA) x 17 3/4" (H)
    • Shipping Weight: 26 lbs
    • Dimensional shipping weight: 106 lbs
    • Shipping Dimensions: 26" (W) x 26" (L) x 26" (H)


    Balcony garden

    Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower, 20 Gallon, Black (Set of 4)
    Our Price: $194.95

    The Metro-Grower self-watering container has 3 pieces (6 gallon saucer, 20 gallon pot, and 17 3/4" diameter Soil Separator) made from a blend of recycled and virgin plastic here in the USA. Water into the saucer at the bottom and the soil and roots wick the water up through the soil separator to feed the plant. 10 year warranty.


    Minimum Order Quantity: 1 set of 4

    Black SKU: #20WB-4

    Black UPC: 043433944053

    Technical Details/Specifications

    • Overall Dimensions: 25" (DIA) x 19 1/2" (H) Note: DIA = diameter
    • Saucer Dimensions: 25" (DIA) x 3 1/2" (H)
    • Saucer Reservoir Capacity - ~6 gallons
    • Separator Dimensions: 17 3/4" (DIA) x 3 3/4" (H)
    • Pot Dimensions: 16 3/4" (DIA) x 22 1/2" (H)
    • Shipping Weight: 39 lbs
    • Dimensional shipping weight: 106 lbs
    • Shipping Dimensions: 26" (W) x 26" (L) x 26" (H)


    Fruit trees



    Metro-Grower
    Metro-Grower - 20 Gallon, Terracotta (Set of 4)
    Our Price: $198.95

    The Metro-Grower self-watering container has 3 pieces (20" dia, saucer, 20 gallon pot, and 17.5" Soil Separator) made from a blend of recycled and virgin plastic here in the USA. Water into the saucer at the bottom and the soil and roots wick the water up through the soil separator to feed the plant. 10 year warranty.


    Minimum Order Quantity: 1 set of 4

    Black SKU: #20WT-4

    Black UPC: 043433944060

    Technical Details/Specifications

    • Overall Dimensions: 25" (DIA) x 19 1/2" (H) Note: DIA = diameter
    • Saucer Dimensions: 25" (DIA) x 3 1/2" (H)
    • Saucer Reservoir Capacity - ~6 gallons
    • Separator Dimensions: 17 3/4" (DIA) x 3 3/4" (H)
    • Pot Dimensions: 16 3/4" (DIA) x 22 1/2" (H)
    • Shipping Weight: 39 lbs
    • Dimensional shipping weight: 106 lbs
    • Shipping Dimensions: 26" (W) x 26" (L) x 26" (H)


    Patio garden


       
     
    How the UrBin Grower Works

    The UrBin Grower is uniquely designed to use capillary action to draw water up through soil and to take the guesswork out of watering. Plants take the water they need out of the visible reservoir. This way, you can see exactly how much or how little water your particular crops desire. This is a healthy, sustainable way to water your plants. As the water is drawn upwards through the soil into the root systems, it delivers essential nutrients to your plants rather than those nutrients being washed away when you water from above. In traditional plastic plant pots, roots grow until they hit the inner edge, and then the roots start circling around the pot. Roots that are circling around a pot are more susceptible to the negative effects of excess heat, drought and disease. To encourage strong, healthy roots the UrBin Grower utilizes air pruning, a physical technique that keeps root growth from extending beyond its nutrient-rich growing media, or circling around its container. This is achieved by exposing the root tips to relatively dry air and stopping their growth. The layer of air between the water in the reservoir and the soil separator, air prunes the plant roots. This stimulates further growth of secondary roots that branch out within the growing medium. More roots means more water and nutrients. Simply place your UrBin Grower™ garden container on the watering tray and then place the soil separator in the container. The soil separator ensures that your soil is not saturated and you will never experience root rot. In two corners of your container, the soil will dip down into the water reservoir and wick moisture up to your root systems. Add your preferred soil mix and plant according to seed packet directions.