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“these sustainable pots made from renewable grain fibers and natural binding agents will help plants thrive”


“Rich, saturated color features prominently at EcoForms, but the focus is earthy colors that complement the company’s sustainability focus.”
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“Made from rice hulls, these biodegradable containers are designed to last for up to 10 years of indoor use.”
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“When used outdoors, EcoForms pots will last at least five years; they’ll last even longer indoors.”


“Biodegradable homes for spring plantlife…Late starters, catch up on spring planting with this set of six EcoForms, made from compressed grain husks with natural, water-soluble binding agents.” Read more.


House Smarts Tv April 2011. “Bring some style to your container plants”
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TreeHugger Green Gift Guide For the DIY’er, November 2010
“The pots are made from renewable grain fibers – so you can compost them after your greens outgrow them — but the company’s devotion to Mother Nature goes even further…” Read Article


Pittsburg’s CBS Station October 2010: Featured full grown herbs from our Mini Herb Garden Kits. “What a fabulous gift idea”.
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Weekly Dig

Boston’s Weekly Dig, May 2010: “For the super-earth-friendly indoor garden, EcoForms.com has an alternate to plastic with these gorgeous yet durable grain-based pots and saucers.” Read Article.

Green Profit

GREEN PROFIT, POT TRENDS 2010: “The Decor Series offers unique designs to compliment many plant varieties. New in the series is a 10-in. vase in red.”

Seattle Times


SEATTLE TIMES JANUARY 2010: “EcoForms in Northern California has found an alternative to plastic and terra-cotta pots — why not use rice byproducts? The company’s colorful pots are made from rice hulls, the inedible part of the grain, and compressed with heat to create various shapes.” View Article

SF Flower & Garden Show


ECOFORMS WINS BEST OF SHOW: “EcoForms of Sebastopol beat out more than 200 other competitors for Best of Show among exhibitors. The company creates decorative pots, which range in size from 3.5-inch nursery pots to 12-by-12-inch containers, in a variety of natural colors and designs. They will last about five years outdoors and will break down if composted in large facilities, said Jed Loveday-Brown, who started the company about five years ago with his parents, David Brown and Elise Loveday…” View Article.

Design Sponge


PLANTER POT PENDANT LAMP: “It’s an old habit of ours to roam the aisles of the hardware store looking for inspiration. This time of year is especially fun because the garden center is bursting with all sorts of flowers and herbs. While picking up a little basil for our kitchen windowsill the other day, we found these great little EcoForms pots. we loved the shape so much we got 2—we used one for the basil, and turned the other into a simple, modern pendant lamp.” View Article.

Good Morning America


GREEN GARDENING 101: “These planters are a great alternative to plastic, they actually biodegrade in just five years and they’re made out of grain husks…” Watch Clip.



GUILT FREE GARDENING: “Made from renewable grain husks, these all-natural containers are designed to last at least five years. After that, toss them into the landfill–guilt free–where they will decompose…” View Article.

GM Pro


“It’s not easy being green. With tons of plastic being generated into the wast stream, the industry continues to focus on ways to be more environmentally conscious. Part of those efforts includes using and selling degradable pots. Some have been on the market for years and are enjoying a resurgence in the market, while new eco-friendly pots are trickling on to…” View Article.

Landscape Solutions


SPRUCE UP YOUR LANDSCAPE: “Grow your plants in Earth friendly containers from EcoForms and you’ll spruce up your landscape without taxing the environment. EcoForms are made from grain husks and natural binding ingredients, so they do more than support your plants–they support a healthy planet…” View Article.

Vegetarian Times


REDUCE, REUSE & RE-PLANT: “Forget pulling out last year’s cracked plastic containers for this season’s seedlings. Ecoforms makes attractive pots using grain husks and natural binding agents that last about five years and then break down in a landfill…” View Article.

American Gardner


DURABLE BUT DEGRADABLE: “More durable, but still biodegradable, are EcoForms, a line of planters made out of grain husks and natural bindings such as corn. They range in size from three and a half to twelve inches in diameter and are available in six…” View Article.

Garden Center


BIODEGRADABLE BEAUTY: “Today’s biodegradable containers aren’t the nondescript peat pots you’ve come to know. Several manufacturers are capitalizing on the green movement by offering, fashionable, compostable containers suitable for long-term use.The trend — which is already picking up speed in Australia and the United Kingdom — is making inroads in the United States. Here’s a peek at some of these eco-friendly…” View Article.

Apartment Therapy


IN THE TEST LAB: “We posted on these pots back in March and have been trying them out ever since to see if we give them a thumbs up or not. So far we are impressed with ours… The idea of a biodegradable pot brought to mind something flimsy. And I admit that the idea of such a pot being exposed to dirt and water made us wonder if they could really last. Ours have been in use for over two months with no visible signs of wear, and doing well to live up to what is posted on the EcoForms website…” View Article.

Better Homes & Gardens


“PRACTICALITY IN EACH POT: “Made from grain by-products EcoForms offer beauty, sustainability, and practicality in each pot. Lasting five years or more with normal outdoor conditions, these tough pots eventually will biodegrade when discarded in landfills.” View Article.

Garden Design


“One of the biggest environmental problems in the nursery and landscaping industries, not to mention a huge hassle for consumers, is what to do with plastic pots. Most community recycling centers don’t accept them, and only rarely can gardeners find an environmentally minded, if-it-can-be-used-don’t-throw-it-away nursery that will take pots for reuse. The answer might be not to just recycle plastic containers but to make pots out of materials that are organic and break down…” View Article.

House & Garden


ECO CHIC: “Green Design comes in many shades–from plush, watercolor-tone rugs to jewelry that gives back to Mother Earth. Made from grain husks and organic pigments, EcoForms’ chic lightweight pots are resistant to water, mildew, and frost…” View Article.


YOUR GREEN QUEST: “Environmentally friendly gardeners are looking for alternatives to plastic planters. Plastic pots are made from petroleum, require significant energy to make and when no longer needed are usually thrown in the trash where they can take centuries to decompose. Here is one alternative from Sweetwater Nursery…”

SIMPLY GREEN SOLUTIONS: “Whether used for planting, plating or decoration, these earth-toned receptacles are made from grain husks. Using this material is a statement of this company’s commitment to sustainability.”

THE ALTERNATIVE CONSUMER: “Biodegradable, sustainable, easy on the eyes and and inexpensive.

GREEN TALK: “Depending on where you live, finding stylish pots for your plants can be quite frustrating. I had this super stylish, mod container filled with a few succulent varieties, and then my dog knocked over the table. The container completely shattered beyond the adhesive power of super glue. I was so annoyed to realize that finding a replacement that remotely matched original style was going to be impossible from where I live. But then I discovered these green pots from EcoForms at a local garden store.”

TREE HUGGER: “EcoForms offers four styles of pots designed for use with house & patio plants and for commercial growers, and they come in six neutral colors in sizes and dimensions from 3 inches to 12 inches.”

SAC GARDENING: “A friend and I saw… and fondled… these gorgeous new biodegradable EcoForms pots at Emigh Hardware the other day. They’re really cool and I’m going to get some. They’re made from rice hulls!”

THIS NEXT: “These planting pots are a great choice because they are made from renewable grain husks, are a long lasting alternative to plastic.”

SPRING WISE: “Coming to the rescue of eco-friendly gardeners whose choice was previously limited to stoneware or cheap plastic pots and planters, EcoForms of Santa Rosa, California developed attractive sustainable pots.”

APARTMENT THERAPY: “Only after they have been discarded into a commercial or municipal landfill facility will decomposition take place. They then break down into nutrient-rich organic matter with a PH value of 7.0.”

RE-NEST: “While running in for a bite to eat at a nearby Whole Foods, we stopped to check out this colorful collection of non-plastic garden pots manufactured from the husks of rice, other grains and starch-based, water-soluble binders and biodegradable additives. The ingredients almost sound better tasting than some of the healthy snacks inside the grocery chain…”

HGTV MARKETPLACE: “EcoForms products are a smart and sustainable choice for gardeners. Available in a wide range of simple and elegant forms“.

GROOVY GREEN: “They are a husband wife team who run an organic nursery called Sweetwater Nursery. Like most things borne out of necessity; they wanted an alternative to the plastic pots.”

GREEN YOUR: “The world of gardening containers is a sad carnival of ugly. I grow A LOT of plants, therefore requiring A LOT of pots. Unfortunately, the few stylish containers out there fall outside of a price range affordable to the bountiful, yet thrifty grower. That’s why I was excited to find these gorgeous plant pots at a Whole Foods on a recent trip to San Francisco.”

POP GADGET: “I think that the product is a fantastic idea, and I wish them the best of luck rolling it out nationwide over the next year.”