Do we all feel like astronauts yet? Gardeners Off World is here to stave off isolation-induced boredom!
This week, Gardeners Off World is in isolation, but that’s nothing new! Plus, plants grow better in puddles and how to avoid pyjama ennui.
Dr Wieger Wamelink and his team have shown that plants can grow, flower and fruit on simulated Moon and Mars soils.
In 2013, ecologist and exobiologist Dr Wieger Wamelink started investigating whether we can grow plants in extraterrestrial soils.
There’s exciting interplanetary gardening news this week, as a fresh batch of seeds arrives at the International Space Station, and NASA sows the seeds of new plant research.
This week Interplanetary gardeners have been harvesting beans grown in Martian soil, and preparing to blast radishes into space.