Indoor Gardening Tips

  1. Chlorosis: Diagnosing Pale, Yellow, or Yellow-White Leaves

    Chlorosis: Diagnosing Pale, Yellow, or Yellow-White Leaves
    Are your leaves a pale, yellow, or yellow-white color? If so, your plant may be experiencing chlorosis. Chlorosis is a condition where leaves yellow or blanch due to lack of chlorophyll, which is responsible for the green color of leaves. A plant that is chlorophyll deficient has little or no capacity to create carbohydrates using photosynthesis and may die unless the cause...
  2. Ask AeroGarden: Having Cilantro Trouble?

    Ask AeroGarden: Having Cilantro Trouble?
    Question:  “I have had issues trying to grow cilantro.  I just can’t get it to grow…help?” Answer:  “Cilantro can sometimes be challenging. We’ve seen it take 5 to 8 weeks to germinate but we don’t want you to wait that long.  Sometimes the hulls surrounding the seeds are very hard like Navy Beans and need to be soaked overnight.  Another...
  3. Tips for Salad Gardens

    Tips for Salad Gardens
    https://youtu.be/UJdatIP0cMY Here are some salad tips- Temperature- Salads prefer cool temperatures below 72 degrees. Take care to keep your garden away from sunny windows that might increase the temperature. If you are struggling with keeping your salad garden cool, try the following tips: Add ice cubes to the water bowl regularly.Place your garden in a cooler area in your home...
  4. Garden Check Up: Roots

    Garden Check Up: Roots
    The condition of the roots reflect the health of the plant. HEALTHY ROOTS are light colored and firm. UNHEALTHY ROOTS turn brown and mushy and can have a bad odor. To prevent root rot try the following steps to promote garden health: Rinse and Refill the water bowl. This is good to do at-least once a month to replace old water filled with excess minerals left...
  5. Bolting Lettuce

    Bolting Lettuce
    What does “bolting” mean and why does lettuce do it!? Well, it’s when the plant bolts into rapid growth and goes straight to flowering. The plant goes into survival mode and goes to seed. Hot temperatures will trigger bolting in cool season greens, such as arugula, mustard greens, romaine, beet greens, and lettuce. other plants known to bolt are beets, broccoli...
  6. Is It Time To Clean Your Garden?

    Is It Time To Clean Your Garden?
    Before starting a new Seed Pod Kit, you’ll want to clean your garden for a fresh start. Do Not throw away your filter by accident! It's easy to do when removing plant roots. Start by dismantling your garden: Roots can grow into the filter, so be sure to clean it out and reinstall. If the filter looks too worn, replace...
  7. Good Garden Bugs

    Good Garden Bugs
    Part 1: LadybugsIf you have an aphid problem in your AeroGarden, the answer is ladybugs! These lady beetles are the natural predator to the invading plant-sucking aphids. Aphids can find their way to your garden by riding in on clothing, on other plants or produce, or through an open window or door. Ladybugs feed on aphids, mites, and other soft-bodied...
  8. Storing Tips: Basil

    Storing Tips: Basil
    https://youtu.be/kP3I3JvhVSk Basil is a great herb to use in anything from pesto to drinks and happens to be apart of July's Plants of the Month- Cocktail & Mocktail Herb Seed Pod Kits. When harvesting and storing this herb, you'll want to follow the below steps to prolong the life of your clippings. Method 1: 1 Prune. See video above. 2 Fill a...
  9. Harvesting Flowers

    Harvesting Flowers
    You can use the flowers harvested from your Incredible Edible Seed Pod Kit in all kinds of ways. Make a fragrant mini-bouquet for your desk, add color to a place setting or even add a unique flair to one of your favorite recipes. Harvesting Since your flowers have been grown in a controlled indoor AeroGarden, you don’t need to worry about...
  10. Plant Fact: Marigold Flowers

    Plant Fact: Marigold Flowers
    These bright yellow-orange flowers, Marigolds, are not only good for keeping the bugs out of the garden, but have many other uses. This edible flower can benefit your health in several ways. Part of the Marigold family, Calendulas provide more medicinal benefits. Benefits: Natural anti-inflammatory Reduces eye inflammation and conjunctivitis A natural antioxidant and antiseptic (helps fight infection) Soothes and helps heal...

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