About My Aero Gardening

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Welcome to about my My Aero Gardening website. An incredibly easy method that works for all. My name is Yvonne; I love Aero Gardening plants in water without dirt! Since I was young, I have been growing plants in water, and Aero Gardening became my passion when first introduced in 2008. AeroGarden brought out the first system in 2006. It made headlines in Health and Wellbeing, “World’s First Kitchen Garden Appliance.” AeroGarden uses NASA’s aeroponic technology and grow lights.

I want to share with you my love for growing plants in water without dirt indoors. You can grow just about anything in an AeroGarden. For instance, flowers, herbs, salad leaves, and some vegetables can be grown in water, indoors throughout the year.

Welcome to my Aero Gardening home page.

The aim of my site is to

  • grow plants in the AeroGarden
  • provide information on AeroGarden models and the type of plants that you can grow
  • be a place where you can come and learn about growing plants in an AeroGarden
  • provide and enjoy a relaxing indoor activity

My goal for this website

  • Is to ensure there is a reliable area for people to discover indoor Aero gardening
  • Provide an informative site, where users can learn to grow plants or share their ideas
  • To provide accurate and relevant information on growing plants indoors within the home.

My Story

My interest in growing plants in water stems from when I was young. I love gardening and often wondered about growing plants in a hydroponic system after completing my Certificate in Horticulture in Queensland. One of the subjects, hydroponics, is growing plants without dirt. Regretably, we didn’t delve too much into this topic at the time, and AeroGardens were introduced much later.

Lettuce growing in water in jars on the window sill.
Growing lettuce in water from scraps in glass jars on the window sill

I spent my childhood living in England before we migrated to Australia. During my younger years, I enjoyed collecting vegetable scraps from my mum. I would get the tops of the carrots and place them on the saucer with some water and watch them develop green stems and leaves.

My other collections of food scraps that I grew in the water included celery bottoms, lettuce crowns, flowering bulbs, onions; these scraps used to be given to our rabbits.

I’m not sure whose idea it was to provide me with this project, it could have been Dad, who was an avid garden lover, who loved growing his own vegetables.

When I started primary school, we learned to grow watercress, peas, and beans on a blotting paper that was once used to blotting up ink and watch them sprout. I don’t remember if we added any nutrients to those sprouts, but when we finished the project, the seedlings went to the groundsman, who would plant them in the school garden or dispose of them without our knowledge.

Carrot tops growing in jar of water. It has green stems and leafy leaf fronds.
Growing carrot tops in a jar of Water

My First introduction to Aero Gardening

I hold a Certificate in Horticulture, which I competed in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. One of the topics covered was Hydroponics, growing plants in water and nutrients.

We went to the Northern Territory some years later, and I started working in the hospitality industry. While there, I learned that they grew lettuce near Alice Springs in massive Hydroponic systems in water without dirt, in the desert. This really intrigued me because they didn’t have to rely on lettuce being transported from another state.

Gardening without dirt

My father lived in England; he used to have a small greenhouse where he would grow his seeds to prepare for spring planting. I often grew tomatoes during winter and other plants. It wasn’t until after his death that I thought he would have loved the idea of indoor gardening; growing his seeds and plants without having to venture out into the snow to check on his plants growing in pots with dirt and making sure his greenhouse was at ambient temperature for plant growth.

During my research into the hydroponic system, I came upon a site that discussed an Aero Garden. I fell in love with this concept, and I thought about how other people who do not have access to gardens live in high rise accommodation or for some other reason. Having the ability to pick fresh herbs, lettuce, tomatoes from one’s kitchen is ideal for the family, nursing homes, schools and seniors.

I want to Help Others

I want to share my passion for aero gardening, including ideas, tips and tricks, interact with beginners and advanced aero Gardner lovers. Aero gardening is a flexible indoor fun activity convenient and suitable for children and adults; imagine sharing the joy of watching your plants grow indoors and in water, in the kitchen or some other area within the home.

Once the crop is ready to harvest, picking something fresh for one of your favourite dishes, especially when you finish work late and the shops are closed.

Dried herbs are handy to have in the cupboard, but they never seem to have the same taste as fresh.

An interest in growing plants indoors in an aero garden is increasing all the time. It is ideal for anyone families, schools, colleges, businesses, restaurants and companies.

The Purpose of Aero Gardening

My purpose of the Aero Gardening website is to present the reader with factual information, tips, knowledge of equipment ideas and resources to help everyone enjoy growing plants indoors successfully.

My Commitment

“I’m tired of chasing shiny objects. Today I am committing to becoming a Successful Affiliate Marketer because I know it gives me the best chance at financial freedom. By leveraging other people’s proven products and processes, I can start faster and scale with less resistance. I deserve financial freedom and even though I know building a business takes work, I will see it through.” – Brian Brewer

I would add to this: I am doing this to help others succeed in their marketing journey. What can I provide of value to solve their pain points and problems?

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I hope you enjoyed reading my article. If you have any questions, or wish to share information on this topic, please leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you.

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4 thoughts on “About My Aero Gardening

  1. Aparna Bansal says:

    Hi Yvonne,
    You have a beautiful website and I loved reading your articles.
    I just thought I had to get to know you better and so I came to this page. I am happy to say that I am going to learn a lot from you, as I too am interested in aero-gardening.
    Thank u and stay happy always.
    Regards,
    Aparna Bansal

  2. Tania says:

    Wow, Yvonne, this is amazing, I love herbs and I am going to give it a try, thank you for bringing such great content!! Blessings to you

    • Yvonne says:

      Hi Tania, thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment on herbs. Did you know that growing herbs in an aero garden has more nutritional value than the ones grown in soil? All the best.

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