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Welcome to my new weekly round-up of the most exciting interplanetary gardening news! The big news in…

Choosing crops for the Veggie space garden

When they were planning the Veggie growth system for the ISS, NASA investigated which species to grow in it. They were looking for leafy vegetables with good growth and nutrition, which the astronauts would enjoy eating.

Flowers in space

Coaxing a plant into flowering in space is trickier than just growing leaves – but it’s something we’re going to have to crack if we want to be space farmers.