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Look ma, no soil!

By In interesting inventions, patents On August 11, 2014


First there was hydroponics.  Now there is aeroponics.  Check out this amazing Garden Tower.  My friend’s rocking two different kinds of lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers, peas, basil, dill and peas…a farmer’s market in the space of a grill.  She planted the seeds in tiny cups of mineral wool growth medium and tucked them in.  Water is stored in the reservoir below and pumped through the tower every 15 minutes.  This is 6 weeks’ growth.   It’s got wheels, too, so she can bring it indoors this winter.

It’s patented and of course I had to go look it up…US 8,250,809.

What would you grow if you had one of these?

growtower

US Patent 8,250,809, Apparatus for aeroponically growing and developing plants


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