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Overview

Date Established 03/2018
Founder Jeffrey Robbins and Ari Tenenbaum
Headquarters San Diego, CA
Industries
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Website https://InstantPlantFood.com
Press Contact Ted Bracker
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Products

Instant© Plant Food
Instant© Plant Food $14.99
Instant© Plant Protection
Instant© Plant Protection $14.99

About

They have innovated and patented a delivery mechanism that solves basic yet important problems presented by liquids and powders with enormous implications across consumer goods, commercial and environmental industries. Introducing the effervescent tablet that transforms chemical and biological water-based products into a compact, lightweight, waterless concentrate.

Founding Story

At Instant Biologics® they’ve grown accustomed to working with companies of all sizes, providing their innovative biological & chemical products to retailers nationwide and across the globe. Their goal is to innovate, manufacture, and deliver quality, environmentally sustainable goods with applications to plants, agricultural animals, pets, and people. Collaborations with the CA Department of Food & Agriculture as well as several universities help this business thrive.

Team Bios

Jeff comes from a long line of farmers and worked as an award winning landscaper. He is active in seed saving, composting and even crop sharing programs and has been featured in several publications for his leadership in environmental sustainability and the urban agriculture movement. holds an A.S. in Biology from Miramar College and a B.B.A. in Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and is also a licensed General Contractor. For fun and exercise, Jeff hikes and swims in the ocean and enjoys spending lots of time with his loving family. At Instant Biologics®, Jeff works on product innovation and is the operational director.

For years, Ari's knowledge and understanding of plants in both natural and urban environments, has contributed to the design and installation of hundreds of sustainable landscapes throughout California. He is constantly exploring new and innovative ways to help people care for plants and connect with nature. Tenenbaum has a B.S. in Plant Science from the University of California Santa Cruz and is a licensed Landscape Architect. He is an avid surfer and loves spending time outside playing in his own garden with his family. At Instant Biologics®, Ari manages customer relations and sales across multiple channels. Ari sits on the advisory board of the Landscape & Nursery Technology Dept. at Southwestern College.

Retailers

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Testimonials

Love it!! Loved ordering from Instant Plant Food! My order arrived super fast, the packaging is so cute and they couldn't be nicer to work with. My customers are also loving it. Highly recommend!

Left on Olive

Retailer

Wonderful product and company to work with. Great packaging - has sold very quickly.

Toadstools

Retailer

So cute, great for gifts and selling in my garden store! Highly recommend. Cute packaging and easy grab and go item

Sarita's Garden Shop

Retailer

Nice addition Very pretty packaging looks great merchandized with planters and greenery. Nice add-on product and good communication with vendor!

Red Orchard

Retailer

Packaging is super cute for my little plant shop!

Ruby Flora Plant Shop

Retailer

Amazing! Happy Customers! Super user friendly and adorable packaging! My plant lover costumers love it!

Wild Banksia Floral Design

Retailer

Gorgeous, easy and sales itself! We love love love this product. It's super easy for our customers to use and the packaging sales itself! Highly recommended.

Glasshaus Gardens

Retailer

Gifty I love the idea for these fertilizers! They are a perfect add on gift to a plant + pot combo. An easy tie in for the young or new houseplant enthusiast. Our hardgoods buyer is excited to trial one. We are bringing in a collection of upscale fertilizers for houseplant parents who want something a bit more chic for their shelves.

Cornell Farm

Retailer

Amazing Product! Amazing product in beautiful packaging. Great addition to my shop!

Franky and J

Retailer

Efficient I have a small plant store in San Diego. Instant Plant Food matches the vibe of our store, the packaging is super cute and customers are loving the simplicity of the plant food for their indoor plant needs. Always love supporting other local businesses!

Kali Zoi Nail Salon

Retailer

So cute! We are currently featuring a "plant lady" section in our store, and this product and packaging just fits perfectly!

Candlefish Charleston

Retailer

Great packaging I found this in DC at Salt & Sundry, I was intrigued and the fact that the cute packaging provides 1 years worth of nutrients , I was sold. Great register add on

Red Bamboo Inc

Retailer

Packaging super cute , customers love the convenience of just adding a tablet and less waste . shipping was super fast

Good Thyme Planting

Retailer

Amazing!! I fell in love with this packaging instantly and so did my customers. The order shipped super fast and the seller was in communication the whole time. Can’t wait to order again

The Terrorium Shop

Retailer

Absolutely love it! I’m so excited to offer this product to my customers. It’s very easy to use. One already said that she fed it to her plants and she could tell they were nourished immediately. I look forward to purchasing from them again.

Elizabeth A Chatman

Retailer

Love it! Love the packaging on these products. It really draws the eye.

The White Orchid

Retailer

plant feeding made easy! a great way to feed your indoor plants - customers have been super into them! odor free, simple + cute packaging to boot!

Loam + Black

Retailer

Awesome service This plant food is actually really good as well as the packaging being esthetically pleasing! They were super responsive, the product arrived super fast and well packaged. Will definitely order again!

Olive and Fig

Retailer

A new favorite I just started carrying Instant Plant Food and so far, I love it! It's really fun and cute packaging with easy care instructions which for new plant parents-really helps!

The Plan Ally

Retailer

Love the premise and great customer service Branding and packaging are right on for us, and very quick fulfillment. Looking forward to seeing how these do in our shop!

BESPOKE home + life

Retailer

Excited to carry Instant Plant Food in my houseplant shop! I use Instant Plant Food for my own plants at home with great results, so I’m happy to carry it in my new plant shop! Instant Plant Food is so easy to use, less messy than having a partially used bottle of liquid tipping over for sure. My plants are happy and I get flowers more often on my Rex Begonias as well. My kids also say, “10 out of 10”!

North Shore Fine Gardening

Retailer

We received our order quickly and the response from our customers has already been great! We’re excited to carry this plant food at our locations!

North Park Nursery / Eden by Reed Thrift

Retailer

Very pleased with ordering from this seller. The packing is a perfect match for my shop. Product A+

Cotton Plus Cream

Retailer

Awesome product, great to work with! The adorable packaging immediately drew out attention - we love how easy it is for our customers and the instructions are straightforward. A great addition to our till for impulse purchases at checkout!

Far + Wide

Retailer

2nd time ordering! I love this product and so do my customers! Can we also talk about how fast shipping was!?! Amazing!

Grungy Roots LLC

Retailer

Wonderful We received it quickly and the packaging is beautiful! Customers and staff are excited about this product.

Ann's Health Food Center & Market

Retailer

Really happy with our first purchase! Thank you so much guys. Excellent communication throughout, fast shipping and such an amazing product 🌿

Concrete & Cacti

Retailer

Love this product and the packaging! I wanted to have something simple to suggest to customers for taking care of their houseplants and this is it! It aligns with my + my brands values of reducing waste and being earth friendly, but still with eye catching and beautiful packaging. It's actually fun to use. I am still testing it on my own plants but am confident the results will be great. Will order again.

Airluma

Retailer

Beautiful eye catching We love our plants so this plant food is perfect. The packaging is amazing...! These are the perfect pair for our plant products.

AR Workshop

Retailer

Looks great in the shop! Look forward to seeing the results in our plants and being able to relish in lush growth with our customers.

Bestow

Retailer

Perfect for us! The packing is super cute and will look great in our little plant shop! Thank you!

NorthFlora Collective

Retailer

Great product! A great product that has done well for us as an add-on for people shopping our garden section! Price point is good, product use description is clear, which helps encourage buyers, and the packaging is excellent!

One Mercantile

Retailer

Great product! Love the product and can’t wait to share with my customers!

Pink Princess Plant Co.

Retailer

Perfect experience The team at instant plant food was kind, helpful and easy to communicate with! Looking forward to seeing how this product does at Sounds!

sounds

Retailer

Best fertilizer in the market! My experience with Instant Plant food and their willingness to answer questions was the cherry on the cake to an amazing experience. I've been using their fertilizers for a while now and I love them!

Dirt Plant Co.

Retailer

Great product - customers are loving! :)

Baleen

Retailer

The Best! I'd been looking for a quality plant food with an easy-to-sell appearance, and this delivers it all. The packaging is attractive, and the price point makes it an easy add on to plant sales, and even a stand-alone gift for plant enthusiasts. Great response from my customers. Love it!

A Clover and One Bee

Retailer

LOVE LOVE! Love everything about this! Cute packaging and our customers love them!

Fleurish Grounds

Retailer

Customers Love These!! Epic packaging! Super speedy shipping time and outstanding customer service! Can’t wait to restock!

Hillockburn Farm

Retailer

Wonderful Product was shipped very quickly and is a great addition to our plant section of our shop!

The Cottage Flowers and Gifts

Retailer

Love everything about this! Super cute packaging, awesome customer service, and just an amazing product! Thank you!

Prissylily Co.

Retailer

The order shipped very quickly, the company is super responsive and the product is high quality with beautiful packaging

Stak Ceramics

Retailer

Great product! Beautiful packaging! And a great product. Trendy and a great alternative to reduce packaging!!

Mile Level Farm Market & Greenhouses

Retailer

Flies off the shelf This is a great impulse buy for our shop. Fantastic packaging and easy to use!

Magnolia Gift and Garden

Retailer

Wonderful Beautiful packaging! Looks great in my flower shop, customers purchasing immediately.

The Robin's Nest

Retailer

Really great product! The packaging looks great on shelves, and the quality of product is fantastic! It’s easy to prepare and makes my plants look great.

Planty McPlanterface

Retailer

Quick shipments and fantastic packaging! Great addition to plant area! Don’t hesitate to order if you are looking for something special for your customers to take home.

Mimi LaRou

Retailer

Instant Plant Food kicks so much ass! We recently purchased this for our shop and everything from communication to shipping was incredible. We’ve already been selling a ton of plant food and will be placing another order for su

Greenhouse Coffee and Plants

Retailer

Great Product Great product and beautiful packaging that really grabs the customers' attention. Arrived quickly and looks good on our shelves.

Urban Pothos LLC

Retailer

Amazing! These are awesome! I'm about to place my 3rd order! I keep them at tge register and they're a great add on! Also great to include in plant themed gift baskets. The branding is adorable and they're a great product. Get you some!

Tigerlily Goods

Retailer

Love this product! We placed our first order just before Christmas! We love it and will be ordering again!

Terra Cottage, LLC

Retailer

his is such a great add-on for customers! Love the product and packaging and our customers did too. We sold through these really fast and merchandized them around some of our plants/planters, plant books and it creates a really cohesive story. Will definitely order again!

Thread Spun

Retailer

Flying off the shelves! We have a small botanical / wellness shop in Joshua Tree and our clients are in LOVE with this creative and easy house plant food! We are going to be placing another order asap and can't wait to share them with even more plant lovers :)

Shop Wheelhouse

Retailer

Rad! Absolutely love this brand and their products. Easy to use for customers. No measuring! No mess! Plus the packing is cool and contemporary!

LIMINAL GIFT + NURSERY

Retailer

super cute packaging and a nice natural product. I can't wait for my customers to see it!

Seville Flower & Gift

Retailer

Love it! What a great product! The packaging is adorable! I keep them right at the register and they make the perfect add-on with plant purchase. I make gift baskets too and they're a perfect addition. I also think it's brilliant that the cute design makes you want to keep them visible rather than hidden away in a cabinet, encouraging you to keep up on regular plant maintenance. Very smart! Buy them, your customers will love them!

Tigerlily Goods

Retailer

Beautiful Product + Great Service I love when you order something and it looks exactly how you expect it to be. They are so pretty and great add on. Also, the team is thoughtful and communicative. I appreciate it when vendors write to introduce themselves, something that is rare on platforms like this.

Highlow Gift Shop

Retailer

Excellent Great product and incredibly fast shipping. Love the packaging and concept!

Holistic Habitat

Retailer

Super quick shipping!!! Great product! Appealing packaging! Easy to use! Excellent upsale with a plant purchase.

Botanicals by Katie

Retailer

Must have! Perfect for any plant shop. Love that everything is eco-friendly. Cute packaging and fast shipping. Will be back. Thank you

Bloom House Florist & Bazaar

Retailer

Great Company! Our customers love this product! We can't keep it in stock :)

Virginia Orlando

Retailer

SO EXCITED FOR THIS PRODUCT! I was so impressed with how quick my order was fulfilled. I cannot wait to have these available for my customers. The packaging is so vibrant and beautiful. I will definitely be ordering again!

The Plant Shack

Retailer

Awesome communication and packaging! I was so excited to order from Instant Plant Food. Great communication about shipping and the packaging the plant food comes in is so cute!

BotaniGal

Retailer

Great product Customers love them. Great communication will order again

The plant connector

Retailer

Great product and popular! We keep the packets of the Instant Plant Food by the register and customer love it! The cute packaging and its ease of use is great for new and seasoned plant parents alike. Will definitely buy again!

Gaia Plant Co.

Retailer

so excited ! We are so excited to have Instant plant food at our business ! They were do gracious to send us samples for us to try out prior. 10/10 recommend ! The customer service is also amazing

Meeting Green

Retailer

Amazing company Instant plant food is an amazing small company! We were very happy with the shipping and fulfillment time. The product came very nicely packaged.

Little Modern Market

Retailer

Quick delivery, cute packaging, excited to carry this brand in my shop!

The Boho Succulent

Retailer

I love using it 😍🌿

plants.rs

Influencer

My plants do love it 😁🙌🏽

Bluumhaus

Influencer

I love how easy & convenient it is to "feed" my plants - you just use one dissolving tablet every 3 months for tropical plants & every 6 months for desert plants!

Theblondeabroad

Influencer

Perfect product for my store These well made, easy to use plant food tablets are perfect for my shop. Everyone loves a good aesthetic and these don't disappoint. it's nice that they are sold in packs of two or four tablets for the customer's needs.

Flowerkraut, Inc.

Retailer

EXCELLENT! Customers are loving the bright, beautiful packaging and employees enjoy the easy upsell. Great product, great company. A++

The Last Bookstore

Retailer

Never disappoints! Fast shipping and one hell of a amazing product! Let’s not forget about the 100 star customer service!

Grungy Roots LLC

Retailer

Wow!!! The packaging of the product is fantastic quality. It arrived quickly after the order was placed with in-store marketing materials. I used it on plants in the store and overnight we noticed a big difference in plant health. Wow!

Oceanside Parksville

Retailer

Adorable and easy to use Love having this product in my plant shop! Beautifully branded and packaged and in small, easy to use and understand amounts for customers!

PLNTR

Retailer

Great Product Love the packaging and the product! Customers are liking them as well!

Branching Out Designs

Retailer

Eye catching A great add on sale in fantastic packaging

TWIGG HOME

Retailer

Great product and fast shipping! So thrilled with this purchase! Super cute packaging! Prices well and items were shipped very quickly! We will be ordering more!

Carly and Cass

Retailer

Great product Customers love the packaging! Definetly and eye catcher and it’s an all around great product for our little plant shop

Odd Mama's Plants LLC

Retailer

Great Experience with a new brand The product is great and the packaging is clear and very well constructed!

Greenery by Cec

Retailer

Awesome quality and fast! First, the packaging grabs everyone's eye! Great quality and I appreciate the descriptions! So much easier than those squirt bottles or fish emulsion!

Beck Plant Haus

Retailer

Product packaging is adorable, it will look great in our store!

Viridian Plant Co.

Retailer

Excellent experience. Great communication. Fast delivery!

Plant People: A Botanical Boutique

Retailer

Amazing product Such a great idea. Minimal waste and great packaging

Vivo Organics

Retailer

Love this fertilizer I am super impressed with these fertilizer tabs! They are so easy to use and such high quality. I love the sustainability and packaging, and I love being able to speak to both when discussing these products with my clients. Definitely will purchase again.

The Plant Cabinet

Retailer

Very cute The packaging/branding is great, love it. We just got them in and opened our plant shop a week and a half ago. We hope think our customers will love them.

Johnny and June

Retailer

Works great! First order was definitely influenced by their beautiful packaging. The colors match my shop perfectly lol. The second and third orders were because it works and sells itself! Will definitely be reordering!

Pixie & The Boy

Retailer

Good addition to my shop Order was fulfilled really quickly, easy to communicate with and perfect product for my shop.

Plant Lab Botanical Design

Retailer

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