What would it be like to be able to grow tomatoes year round with ease.
What would it be like to know what goes into your herbs.
What would it be like to see these plants growing before your eyes.
Well now you can, and you can grow taller.
What Is It Growing herbs indoors can be very rewarding. It can help discipline yourself into taking care of something and also getting something out of it in return. You grow the herbs and the herbs provide you with a wonderful tasting leaf- better than anything you get out of the supermarket. Finding out where … Read more
Why you need a grow light for your indoor plant Plants need light to grow Growing indoor houseplants is a pleasure. Watching them develop into the plants you wanted. Seeing them mature into something to be proud of. But what happens when the sun goes in or is not there for long during winter … Read more
Why you should grow your own strawberries According to the EWG you really should be growing your own tomatoes, spinach hot peppers and especially strawberries. The strawberries came top in their ‘dirty dozen’ for the most residual pesticides. Strawberry growers ‘sterilize’ the ground by pumping poisonous gas into the ground – removing every weed, pest and other living … Read more
A lot of people are interested in whether the Aerogarden can be considered organic or not. When you add the nutrients are you pouring chemicals into the reservoir? Well I am here to give you my research and opinion on this important question. So lets get started. Is the Aerogarden organic? What do we mean … Read more
About a year ago – black Friday 2018 I bought an Aerogarden Harvest at a good price – couldn’t resist another one. I grew the Herb kit that came with the unit – very successful it was. It sat there empty for a bit – till I tried growing cilantro in a pop bottle … Read more
My plants aren’t growing very well what’s wrong One thing that can go wrong is the plant food. No not the nutrient – that is pretty much bullet proof if you are using the Aerogarden nutrients. It is the water I am talking about. If that is not good to start with then that … Read more
Aerogarden FAQ There have been a few Aerogarden questions , so I decided to create a FAQ. The questions are not in any order or category but are a selection of the common ones asked. What are the Aerogarden sponges made of ? The Aerogarden sponges are made of Canadian Spagnum peat. They … Read more
why do I want to do it We do a lot of asian cooking and enjoy the taste of cilantro (or corainder in the uk) After having bought dried cilantro for a while and thinking it tasted a bit flat, i thought about growing it in my aerogarden harvest. First experiments With a few … Read more
Growing plants outside you have nature helping you, and helping itself. The bees collect the nectar and pollinate the flowers. Other insects do the same for other flowers. The wind helps some to distribute the pollen between flowers and different plants. So when you bring gardening indoors with your Aerogarden what happens. You try … Read more
There has been a cybersecurity incident at the Aerogrow site. Your Payment card information may have been compromised if you used the site over the period from October 29th , 2018 to March 4th 2019. Malware skimmed details, such as card number, expiration date and the security number entered onto the payment page. At … Read more
Whether you want to grow herbs, chillis, flowers or a mix you are covered with the seed pod kits from Miracle-Gro Aerogarden. Let’s find out what they have got. Once you have grown your first crop you are either bitten or fed up. If you are bitten you will be planning what to grow next. … Read more
When you care about what you eat, what is sprayed onto your
vegetables and salad leaves then you have certain choices.
You can buy organic after researching the companies who supply where you buy from or you grow your own, if you are lucky enough to have the space.
When growing your own you are after the freshest, tastiest, most nutritious plants you can get your hands on.
So when the cold season comes around, you look out of the window waiting for the slightly warmer weather to come around.
What if you could extend or even ignore the seasons, what if you could grow your crops all year round.
The fascinating world of hydroponics is one where you put a plantsroots in a nutrient solution and let it grow.
Ideally you don’t see the roots as this can promote algae growth and that is the last thing you want – to suffocate the roots!
The world where you have a chance to control the environment for your plants.
Depending on how far you want to take it, from a simple countertop system to a blackout tent where you control all of the environment, growing hydroponically is a hobby to enjoy.
I remember when I first started out, being nervous of killing the plants and being impatient for them to grow.
Once you have started with the Aerogarden you become addicted toit.
Watching your plants growing quickly, using the fresh herbs in your cooking, to the delight of your family – you don’t know what you did without it.
So what do you do when you want a break?
Get the NEW style Aerovoir.
Basil ( ocimum basilicum) is a plant some of us cannot do without.
Growing Hydroponic Basil means that you get a faster growing, more flavoursome, healthier plant.
Herbs grown hydroponically, cut and added to your cooking will enhance your dishes in a way not experienced before.
So growing basil in a hydroponics system.
Let’s look at these in turn
Cilantro ( Coriandrum Sativum) is a leafy herb which will grow flowers and produce seed in times of stress.
All parts of the plant are edible, even the root, which some areas of Vietnam use in recipes.
The whole plant is also known in the UK as coriander, but this maybe incorrect as the leaf is cilantro and the seed is coriander.
You can grow Cilantro in your garden in warmer weather, wait till the soil has had the last frost, or you can grow it indoors.
When space is at a premium then it is worth growing it hydroponically to increase the yield
I was starting to get into hydroponics and had tried a few systems outdoors and wanted a system for indoor gardening.
I managed to find a cheap one on ebay and bought it.