AeroGarden mission: Cuttings

AeroGarden mission: Cuttings

Not long ago, I was summing up our first two months with the AeroGarden, our ‘space garden’. I noted that, although it’s a really good way to start small batches of seedlings for the larger Hydroponicum, in its seed-starting configuration the noise...
AeroGarden mission: Cuttings

Two months with an AeroGarden

It’s two months (nine weeks, actually) since our space garden landed, and Ryan and I became pseudonauts. For the first seven weeks, it grew the selection of herbs it came with – Genovese basil, dill and curly parsley. The basil was the quickest...
AeroGarden mission: Cuttings

#NationalAllotmentsWeek: Indoor Allotment

As it is National Allotments Week, I thought I would share the progress we’re making with our hydroponic indoor ‘allotment’. Three weeks ago, Ryan and I went on a road trip to Ikea Exeter, the closest store with the Växer cultivation inserts we...
AeroGarden mission: Cuttings

Dill in space

It has been a month since we set up the AeroGarden and started our journey into space gardening. It came with three herbs – basil, dill and parsley. The basil was the first to burst into life and has been the fastest growing. I trimmed the top of one of the...
AeroGarden mission: Cuttings

Hydroponicum

Ryan and I have had a couple of spaced out days – we went to visit the Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank and came home via the National Space Centre in Leicester. Of the two, the Space Centre is more interesting for adults, but both destinations suffer from being...

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