WIO Sticky Soil Ball

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Sticky Soil is a revolutionary self-adhering black clay-like mud that solidifies after drying. It is a flexible substrate porous enough for water and roots yet solid enough to support plants, hardscapes, and even bonsai trees. With Sticky Soil, you can build retaining walls, create landscape profiles, and unleash your creativity to design impressive landscapes on any surface.

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WIO Sticky Soil introduces a new versatility and innovation to landscape creation and planted environments. This remarkable product is a self-adhering black clay-like mud that solidifies after drying, providing a stable foundation for plants, hardscapes, and more. Its permeability allows water and roots to flow through, making it an ideal substrate for planting and supporting various types of plant life.

What sets Sticky Soil apart is its exceptional flexibility. Sticking to any surface enables the creation of stunning landscapes and structures previously unattainable. Whether you want to transform stones, woods, or glass or even design vertical installations, Sticky Soil empowers you to realize your vision.

Working with Sticky Soil is a breeze due to its user-friendly nature and swift application. Apply the mud to your desired surface and shape it according to your preference. It retains its form while maintaining high humidity levels essential for optimal plant growth. For moisture preservation, it is recommended to wrap Sticky Soil in moss.

In summary, Sticky Soil is an unparalleled and innovative product that creates possibilities for crafting captivating landscapes and plant environments. Its flexibility, solidification properties, and moisture retention make it an exceptional substrate for supporting plant life. Moreover, its ease of use and quick application make it a top choice for those seeking to unleash their creativity in planting projects.

  • Versatile and innovative product for creating landscapes and planted environments in terrariums and paludariums.
  • Self-adhering black clay-like mud that solidifies after drying.
  • Permeable enough for water and roots to travel through, supporting plants, hardscapes, and more.
  • Flexible substrate enabling the creation of previously unachievable landscapes and structures.
  • Ready-to-use, easy to work with, and fast application.
  • Retains shape and holds a high amount of humidity.
  • Recommended to wrap areas without plants in moss to preserve moisture.

- Colour: Black - Texture: Clay-like mud - Permeability: Allows water and roots to travel through - Flexibility: Malleable substrate for moulding into various shapes and suitable for any surface - Solidification: Solidifies after drying - Moisture retention: Holds a high amount of humidity - Preservation: It is recommended to wrap areas without plants in moss for moisture preservation - Presentation: Ready-to-use - Packaging: Available in bags of 1 disk-shaped Sticky Soil units


Suitable Environments:
Sticky Soil is specially designed for use in terrariums and paludariums, making it perfect for creating landscapes and plant environments. It is important to note that Sticky Soil should be used above the water level in these environments.

Surface Application:
Apply Sticky Soil to your desired surface, whether it's stones, wood, glass, or any other suitable material. The product is ready to use, so you can start working with it right away.

Shaping and Moulding:
Mould the Sticky Soil to achieve the desired shape and structure. Its flexible nature allows you to create unique landscapes and structures previously impossible. Get creative and experiment with different shapes and designs.

Building Retaining Walls and Landscape Profiles:
Utilize Sticky Soil to construct retaining walls for terrariums or paludariums. You can also use it to create landscape profiles, adding dimension and visual interest to your planted environment.

Planting Process:
When planting on Sticky Soil, you can use pinsetters or small tools to position your plants easily. Ensure proper compactness and stability by gently pressing the Soil around the roots. This helps the plants establish a stronghold and promotes healthy growth.

Moisture Preservation:
To maintain optimal moisture levels, covering the areas without plants with moss is recommended. This additional layer helps retain moisture within the Sticky Soil, creating a favourable environment for plant growth.

Watering and Moisture Control:
Keeping the Sticky Soil consistently wet is crucial to preserve its properties and support healthy plant growth. Use a misting bottle or spray to distribute water over the Sticky Soil surface evenly. Monitor the moisture level and adjust watering accordingly to ensure the substrate remains moist.

If you have any unused Sticky Soil, wrap it in plastic or use an airtight container to keep it fresh and maintain its properties. Proper storage helps prevent drying out and ensures the product is ready for future use.

Additional Tips:

- For added aesthetics, you can incorporate decorative elements such as rocks, roots, or other hardscapes into your Sticky Soil design.
- Regularly inspect the planted environment for any signs of excessive moisture or issues with plant health. Adjust watering and maintenance practices accordingly.
- Experiment with different plant species and combinations to create visually appealing and diverse landscapes.
- Seek inspiration from nature and other landscape designs to unlock your creativity and create impressive planted environments using Sticky Soil.