AeroGarden Blog

  1. Purple Basil Recipes

    Purple Basil Recipes
    The other day, the lab took down 4 Bounty gardens FULL of beautiful Purple Basil. We didn't want them to go to waste, so we snatched them up, took them home, and made two delicious recipes with them. First, we made Purple Basil & Parmesan Biscuits. Then, we made Purple Basil & Garlic Hummus. You can find the recipes if...
  2. What is "Harden Off"

    What is "Harden Off"
    Moving Your Seedlings Outdoors   So you started your plants in your AeroGarden, but now you want to transplant them into pots or your outdoor garden. A relatively easy process, but when done without hardening off, some plants may not survive the transition, and no one wants that!What our new video on how to Harden off your plants for...
  3. Banana Pepper Poppers

    Banana Pepper Poppers
    We harvested these beautiful banana peppers from one of our Farm Plus AeroGardens yesterday. There were at least 3 dozen peppers growing on one plant! We had a brilliant idea on what to do with this colorful harvest. Make jalapeño poppers, but with banana peppers instead. Yum! We were wondering if they would be spicy because they had turned red...
  4. Got Aphids?

    Got Aphids?
    One of the worst feelings, is finding out that your indoor plants growing in your AeroGarden have aphids. Seeing those small green specks has you wondering, what can I do? Can I save my plants or do I need to start over?Take a look at some of the tips below for how to control aphids on your indoor plants. You'll...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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