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  1. Tube To Work For a Sustainable Commute

    Tube To Work For a Sustainable Commute
    Several members of the AeroGrow team participated in a Boulder, CO tradition: Tube to Work Day. To promote a cleaner commute, hundreds of people don helmets and business attire and float down Boulder Creek. AeroGrowers are always on the lookout for ways to promote sustainability and Earth-friendly practices (plus we have a specific affinity to water-based activities). We are lucky...
  2. Are AeroGrow seeds and nutrients organic?

    AeroGrow uses the same proven, patented nutrients that we’ve used since the beginning – the result of 6 years of intensive testing in our grow rooms.  Our nutrients contain no harmful pesticides or herbicides. The FDA has procedures for classifying plants as organic, but nutrients are not regulated in this way.  AeroGrow nutrients are made from mineral salts that provide...
  3. Bug Problem?

    Bug Problem?
    Plants grown in an AeroGarden are susceptible to all the same pests as other indoor houseplants. They can enter your home through open windows, on clothing, or on produce, flowers, or potted plants. If you see fine white threads on or between leaves, tiny black or green specks on stems or the underside of leaves, or a sticky substance on...
  4. How to Pollinate AeroGarden Tomatoes and Peppers

    How to Pollinate AeroGarden Tomatoes and Peppers
    Unpollinated flowers simply fall off the plants without setting fruit, and failure to pollinate is one of the greatest causes of disappointment in growing tomato and pepper plants.   Many plants, including tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and melons require pollination in order to produce fruit. When growing outdoors, this critical step is performed by wind, animals, bees and other insects. When growing...
  5. Carrot Couscous with Currants

    Carrot Couscous with Currants
    INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup carrot juice 1½ tsp lemon juice ¼ tsp salt ⅛ tsp pepper ½ cup uncooked couscous ¼ cup currants ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted 2 tsp olive oil 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives Preparation Serves 2 Bring first 4 ingredients (through pepper) to a simmer over medium-high heat; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat, cover and...
  6. Indoor Gardening 101: Finding the Light

    Indoor Gardening 101: Finding the Light
    The Right Light for Indoor Gardening Many classic house plants such as spider plants and ficus trees grow well in the relatively low light levels found in most homes and apartments. With many other plants however, more light is needed to succeed. Salad greens and fresh herbs like basil, chives, and cilantro require a more direct sun or supplemented artificial...
  7. Different Types of Peppers & their Characteristics

    Different Types of Peppers & their Characteristics
    Our 11 variety of peppers and all you need to know about them!
  8. Does the AeroGarden help me reduce my carbon footprint?

    Does the AeroGarden help me reduce my carbon footprint?
    Growing food aeroponically at home in the energy-efficient AeroGarden is a great way to reduce your “food miles,” or the distance your food must travel between the field and your plate, thus reducing your carbon footprint. Growing food at home in your AeroGarden:  - Produces only about half the carbon of a comparable amount of food grown and shipped from...
  9. Start your Cold Weather Crops

    Start your Cold Weather Crops
    Now is a good time to start your Seed Starting Trays with your cold weather crops!  Here are some great things to start:   Vegetable When to Plant Seeds When to Harvest Arugula Beets Broccolo Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Collards Fava Beans Kale Lettuce Spinach Turnips August-September July June-July June-July June-July September June July-August September-October June-July August-September July-August July-August...
  10. Slow Cooked Bell Peppers w. Fresh Sage & Oregano

    Slow Cooked Bell Peppers w. Fresh Sage & Oregano
    Recipe that uses AeroGarden grown bell peppers, sage and oregano

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