If you’re looking for a more cost effective EarthBox replant kit alternative you’ve come to the right place. We all know that EarthBox supplies can be expensive when you buy them from the manufacturer. However, you can get EarthBox fertilizer, EarthBox covers, and an EarthBox dolomite substitute in bulk quantities for a fraction of the price.
Earth Box Supplies
|Replanting Kit for EarthBox & Container Gardens|
|Miracle-Gro Performance Organics Raised Bed Plant Nutrition|
|Down to Earth Organic Prilled Dolomite Lime, 5lb|
|Osmocote Smart-Release Plant Food Flower & Vegetable, 8 lbs|
EarthBox Approved Fertilizer – Earthbox Fertilizer Alternative
Osmocote Smart-Release Plant Food (Buy Online) is one of the best EarthBox fertilizer alternatives. This time-released plant food will deliver a steady supply of nutrients to your plants for up to 4-months.
The standard EarthBox replant kit comes with a fertilizer that has a 7-7-7 NPK ratio. While the Osmocote Smart-Release Plant food has a 14-14-14 NPK ratio. That means you’ll only need to use half as much Osmocote fertilizer to replant your EarthBox gardening system.
Osmocote Smart-Release Plant Food also comes in a large 8-pound bag, which makes it about 1/16 the cost per pound of the standard EarthBox fertilizer.
Miracle-Gro Raised Bed Plant Food (Buy Online) is specially formulated for use in raised bed gardens. In addition, it will feed plants for up to 3-months, and it’s balanced enough to grow fruits, vegetable, herbs, and flowers.
There is enough fertilizer in the 2 Pound bag of Miracle Grow Plant food to fertilize two 4′ x 4′ raised beds. That means a two-pound bag contains enough fertilizer to replant a single standard EarthBox self-watering gardening system up to twelve times.
Miracle-Gro Performance Organics (Buy Online) is a high-quality organic fertilizer that can serve as a more affordable EarthBox Organic Replant Kit alternative. It also is certified organic since it carries the OMRI label, so you can be sure that every ingredient passes the rigorous OMRI requirements.
This fertilizer has a 9-2-7 NPK ratio, which means it has more nitrogen and potassium than the EarthBox organic fertilizer. Each 2.5-pound container also contains enough fertilizer to treat an EarthBox self-watering gardening system for up to six seasons.
Jobe’s Organics Organic All Purpose Granular Fertilizer (Buy Online) is a balanced organic fertilizer for flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. It’s also OMRI listed by the USDA, which means it doesn’t contain any dyes or synthetic chemicals.
Jobe’s Organics also contains Biozome, which is a proprietary mix of microorganisms that help break down organic nutrients that can promote plant growth and vigor. Bizome will also help make plants more resistant to stress, insects, and diseases.
EarthBox Dolomite Substitute
PowerGrow Pure Dolomitic/Calcitic Garden Lime (Buy Online) is a great low-cost EarthBox dolomite substitute. Dolomite lime is used to increase the pH of acidic soil. It also helps prevent blossom end rot that can occur when growing tomatoes, and it will remineralize calcium and magnesium depleted soil.
Down to Earth Organic Prilled Dolomite Lime (Buy Online) is an organic dolomite lime that is OMRI certified to be used in organic crop production. This dolomite lime is the best choice if you’re looking for a cheaper EarthBox dolomite substitute for your Organic EarthBox self-watering gardening system.
VIVOSUN Black and White Panda Film (Buy Online) is a great replacement for worn-out EarthBox covers. This thick poly film has a black side that will warm up the soil in an EarthBox in spring. While the white side will reflect light back up to your plants and keep the soil cool and moist throughout the summer.
You can get this double-sided poly film in sheets that range from 10′ x 10′ all the way up to 100-foot long sheets. It’s also extremely puncture-resistant since it’s 5.5 millimeters thick, so it will definitely last for more than one season. It also comes with a 1-year warranty if you ever encounter any durability problems.
EarthBox Soil Mix – EarthBox Replant Kit Alternative
Miracle-Gro Moisture Control Potting Mix (Buy Online) is a great EarthBox soil mix for a standard EarthBox self-watering gardening system. It holds up to 33% more water than regular potting mix and it doesn’t contain any peat moss, coir, or any other filler ingredients that can alter the pH of the soil.
Miracle-Gro Moisture Control Potting Mix also comes pre-fertilized with a balanced general-purpose Miracle-Gro fertilizer. There is enough fertilizer in the soil to feed your plants for up to 6-months. It also comes in a package that contains 2 cu. ft. of potting soil, which is exactly the amount of soil you’ll need to fill a standard EarthBox self-watering gardening system.
Fox Farm Happy Frog Organic Potting Soil Mix (Buy Online) is a high-quality organic potting soil. This organic potting soil has been formulated for plants that have high nutrient requirements, and it contains a mix of earthworm castings, bat guano, and aged high carbon compost.
Fox Farm Happy Frog Organic Potting Soil Mix also contains humic acid which serves as a carbon source for plants and beneficial microorganisms in the soil. The soil has also been inoculated with beneficial mychoryzal fungi that form a symbiotic relationship with a plant’s root system that enhances nutrient transport and drought tolerance.