1. What To Expect From AeroGarden Plants

    What To Expect From AeroGarden Plants
    When you first start growing in an AeroGarden, you may have a lot of questions about what to expect. We've compiled a few of the most common questions and answers, to help set your expectations on when your plants may sprout, how tall they'll grow and more. How long will my plants take to germinate? Below are some estimated time...
  2. 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...
  3. Caring For Your Tomato and Pepper Plants

    Caring For Your Tomato and Pepper Plants
     All tomato varieties selected by AeroGarden seed kit creators are chosen for their compact growth patterns for maximum success in the AeroGarden. However, each individual tomato plant is unique and some tomato plants can start growing and stretching more than others at mature stages. Always extend your light to at least 3-5 in away from the tops of plants. If you are...
  4. How to Prune Your Favorite Herbs

    How to Prune Your Favorite Herbs
    In the videos below, we show you how to go about pruning and harvesting from your favorite herbs, like basil and parsley. Back To Indoor Gardening Month
  5. Start With The Source - The Process of Seed Selection

    Start With The Source - The Process of Seed Selection
    Anyone growing in an AeroGarden knows that the seeds are a huge part of the success of your garden. AeroGarden takes great pride in the rigorous testing and research that goes into our seed pod development. We sat down with Emma Neuberger, Product Development Scientist, to find out more about the process of seed selection and development. Tell us about...
  6. Mixing Plants from Different Seed Pod Kits

    Mixing Plants from Different Seed Pod Kits
    Can you?  The answer is yes!  You can mix different types of plants together if you prune them as needed to manage growth. Herbs, Flowers and Salads are easiest to mix and match together. Tomatoes/Peppers mixed with any other plants will provide more of a challenge, and in some cases should not be mixed.  Herbs and Flowers offer the most variety and...
  7. Cut Back to Grow More

    Cut Back to Grow More Just like getting a haircut, pruning is critical to keeping plants healthy and producing well. Not only does trimming and pruning keep plants well-sized for getting the right amount of water and nutrients in your AeroGarden, but it keeps them from overcrowding and blocking the light from smaller plants that you may be growing.  Prune taller, faster-growing plants from...
  8. How to Prune: Chives

    How to Prune: Chives
    Chives can be stored in a refrigerator in a plastic bag for up to a week. But to make the most of the delicate onion flavor of chives and retain the luscious green color in your recipes, use chives fresh. If you must cook them, add them last, just before serving. Both harvesting and chopping chives is easy when snipping...
  9. Tips for Herbs

    Tips for Herbs
    Basil is usually the first seed to sprout and it grows rapidly. Harvest basil (and any other fast-growing herbs) to keep them an inch or two below the lights, and avoid raising the Light Hood until all other plants are well established. Some herbs, such as chives, thyme, and oregano grow slowly and often get shaded by faster growing plants...
  10. Ask the Expert

      Question: What’s the best way to prune and harvest an herb garden? Luke C., Niwot, CO Answer: Great question.  With proper pruning/harvesting you can increase the yield, health and appearance of your herb garden.  They say a picture is worth a 1000 words, so I created a video to help you out. You can watch it here: AeroGarden Herb...

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