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How to Clean and Sanitize your AeroGarden

SANITIZE YOUR AEROGARDEN

After each planting, you should clean and sanitize your AeroGarden to reduce the risk of root pathogens that can destroy your crop. Here’s how:

 

  • Fill the bowl with water and add ¼ cup of chlorine bleach
  • Let the water pump or aerator circulate the bleach solution for 5 minutes 
  • Empty the bleach solution, rinse well, and then fill with clear water (no bleach) 
  • Allow the pump or aerator to circulate the clear water for 5 minutes 
  • Empty and rinse once more to ensure that all bleach is rinsed from bowl
  • Allow up to 48 hours for drying prior to adding new waterto make sure all active ingredients in the cleaning detergents to be halted before replanting.

 

Or without bleach: 

Add 5 cups of distilled white vinegar (instead of ¼ cup chlorine bleach) and follow instructions above