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  1. AeroGardeners Pet Control

    AeroGardeners Pet Control
    As many of us know, sometimes our pet's are just as interested in our AeroGardens as we are. We asked our fellow AeroGardeners what their best tricks or hacks were to protect their AeroGardens, and here are some of their best advice. Thank you @kitts for the photo Squirt them with water when they bother the AeroGarden.I have mine higher...
  2. Why Is There Algae On My Garden?

    Why Is There Algae On My Garden?
    Algae naturally occurs when light interacts with water. Nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, along with CO2 support the algae's growth and you will start to see it appear on your seed pods and perhaps on parts of your garden itself. Algae is not harmful to your plants but can be a little...yucky. If it bothers you, simply wipe it...
  3. Indoor Gardening For Screen-Free Kid-Approved Learning!

    Indoor Gardening For Screen-Free Kid-Approved Learning!
    Many of us across the globe are feeling quite isolated as we hunker down and wait for the COVID-19 storm to pass. And for those with children that are now home from school (but still expected to be learning) it can be quite a challenge to think of things that will keep their brains busy. That's where having an AeroGarden...
  4. Basil Salt

    Basil Salt
    We are always trying to find new ways to use our abundant supply of Basil, and came across a blog on how to make Basil Salt. We gave it a try, and needless to say, this will be a new staple in many of our kitchens. We made a small test batch with the trimmings of three Genovese Basil plants, and...
  5. Mint Truffles

    Mint Truffles
    People often refer to mint as the bully plant in the AeroGarden. They tend to grow fast and aggressively, even as far as growing under water! But having fresh mint on-hand is worth it. Just make sure to periodically trim your mint so the other herbs in your garden have a chance. We found this delicious blog on how to make Fresh...
  6. Fairy Tale Eggplant - Care and Harvest

    Fairy Tale Eggplant - Care and Harvest
    With the introduction of our new Fairy Tale Eggplant Seed Pod Kit, we've gotten many questions about harvesting this beautiful and delicious vegetable. If you've got questions about taking care of this trendy and tasty plant, read on! Something to remember about the Fairy Tale Eggplant is that much of the care is identical to any other flowering fruit or...
  7. 40 Ways to Use Basil

    40 Ways to Use Basil
    Have you ever grown Basil in your AeroGarden? If you have, then you know that it grows like crazy, often resulting in an overabundance. Then when you do harvest your basil, do you think, what do I do with this? Make the traditional pesto, or caprese salad... Time for some change!  We stumbled upon this amazing blog featuring 40 Ways to...
  8. Buzz Buttons, Szechuan Mules

    Buzz Buttons, Szechuan Mules
    One of our colleagues here at AeroGrow is currently growing a Szechuan / Toothache plant in their Bounty Elite AeroGarden. Have you ever heard of the Szechuan Buttons or Buzz Buttons? The plant itself is beautiful, and absolutely loves the AeroGarden, cascading around with very minimal attention needed. It's so large and happy, you can't even see the AeroGarden! The...
  9. What's The Brown Residue On My AeroGarden?

    As your AeroGarden starts to sprout and your plants begin to thrive, you may start getting some brown "crust" or sediment appearing on the edges of your grow deck. Though it may be unattractive, this is totally normal. The material is not harmful and does not indicate any failure on your part or the part of the garden! What you're...
  10. Beneficial Fungi - White Fuzz

    Beneficial Fungi - White Fuzz
    What is that white fuzzy stuff growing on top of my grow sponge? Sometimes people notice a white fuzz developing on the surface of their grow sponges. This is probably a beneficial fungi, and is in fact, a sign of healthy, organic, biological activity. It does not harm your plants, prevent germination, or in any way impact the quality or...

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