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 Gardeners off World this week, learn about a planned space greenhouse, Martian beans, a new space station and liftoff for space cannabis.
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.
Exploring the fascinating space voyages of basil and tomato seeds.