I often read comments in the reviews asking the question What type of plants can I grow in my AeroGarden, or What plants grow well in an AeroGarden?
Many say Lettuce and Basil are the easiest to grow, and they are the best.
Did you know that plants grown in an AeroGarden in water and nutrients are higher in minerals and vitamins? Growing your plants at home in an AeroGarden is easy to do, and it is a healthier alternative to commercially grown produce. Growing them in water dirt-free makes them more nutritious.
Homegrown produce nourishes our bodies and provides high nutrients that we need to function and support good health.
Growing plants at home is easy to do and is a much healthier alternative than cultivating them in the dirt. Homegrown produce nourishes our bodies and provides higher nutrients that support our health.
Below is a compiled a list of plants that can be grown successfully in your AeroGarden. Also, don’t be afraid to experiment. There may be some plants not listed here that you could try yourselves. If so, please add some to the comments below would be lovely.
Grow anything kits are a great way to experiment with a range of plants for your AeroGarden. Some plants may be too big, but they can still be grown and transferred to a pot outside or put in your vegetable patch. There is more variety, Easy to maintain, add a lovely touch of lush green growth. The downside is labelling may have to be trimmed because the dome may not fit over the seed pod properly. The kit can be expensive.
Grow your tomatoes indoors that are non-hybrid and non-GMO Seeds! There is a range of varieties out there. But to grow them in an AeroGarden they need to be small cherry-sized tomatoes unless you have an AeroGarden farm unit that can take larger plants; otherwise, they will struggle with the tomato’s weight if you are growing a standard size plant.
Growing tomatoes all year round, even in winter seem impossible, but it’s not. You would need to check at your nearest stockist to find which plants are ideal for growing indoors in your AeroGarden unit or you can check out Amazon and their heirloom tomatoes, that are non-GMO Seeds as a much healthier alternative to commercially grown produce. Choose the smallest plant seeds. Tomatoes grown in water are full of flavour, produce lots of tomatoes
Varieties of tomatoes that are suitable for growing in your AeroGarden full of flavour produce lots of tomatoes for up to six months and are ideal for children’s lunch boxes or salads.
|Red Heirloom||Might Mini Cherry Tomaties||Tiny Tim|
|Orange Hat Tomatoes||Golden Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes||Micro-Tom Tomatoes|
|Green Greape Organic Tomatoes||Yellow pear tomato||Green Zebra|
|Principe Borhese||Wild Sweetie|
Best Flowers for an Aerogarden
A range of flowers can be grown indoors with bright colours to cheer up your home in the middle of winter and are purchased as Seed Pod kits. The benefits of growing flowers indoors include colour, natural, fast growth rate, have their own formula. Flowering can last longer than stated on the label. Some seeds could take longer to sprout as stated on the pod.
|Rainbow fire celosia|
Pansies provide a variety of colours, but you will need to purchase them as seeds from your nearest garden centre and place them in your seed pods.
Wild Flowers can be purchased at some specialist places such as the Diggers Club in South Australia. Depending on the counties and states you will need to check to see availability for your area.
Mountain Meadow flowers are purchased online in Seed Pod kits, through Amazon.
Petunias are a trendy plant that is often seen planted in hanging baskets and hung at the entrance as décor to homes, hotels, and pubs to name a few places. They can be grown in your AeroGarden all year round or transplanted in spring as the weather warms up. They are known to provide lots of positive energy and can be bought as a Seed Pod.
Rainbow fire celosia, this plant may have to be transplanted to pots as they grow very tall. They can be purchased in seed pod kits and have no perfume. Your flowers will bloom for up to 7 months; for some, it could be longer. Don’t be afraid to experiment with other varieties of flowers.
Best Vegetables for your AeroGarden
|Mini Peppers||Hungarian Sweet Peppers||Tom Thumb Peas|
Best Salad Leaves for the AeroGarden
Salad Leaves have a great growth rate, easy to care for, guaranteed seed germination, high-quality seeds, NON-GMO, comes with its own patented unique nutrient formula. Ideal for growing in all AeroGarden systems. Sometimes, the seed pods’ labels need to be cut to size so the dome can cover the pod.
|Salad Greens||Romaine Mix||Cos Lettuce|
Best Herbs for an AeroGarden
The great thing about herbs is they don’t require any chemicals but they do contain high-level priority optimum growth rate, soil-free seeds, natural, non-GMO. Some seeds have a low germination rate.
|Gourmet Herbs||Tuscan Italian Herbs||South of the Border Herbs|
|Pesto Basil||International herbs kits||Customer herb kits|
The type of plants you can grow in an AeroGarden is an overview of the best plants. The possibilities are endless if you wish to experiment with various plants, including salad greens, tomatoes, vegetables, herbs and flowers.
You have considered growing plants in your aero garden, don’t forget to let the unit do all the work. All you have to do is add water and nutrients that your plants require for healthy growth; check your flowers daily and remove dead flowers, rotten leaves, as soon as possible and do some light pruning, will help to keep your plants in an excellent compact shape.
If the dead parts of plants are not removed, there is a possibility of bacteria or parasite spread onto the other, healthy plants.
If you are an AeroGarden lover or would like to become one, I would love to hear your feedback on the systems, plants you have grown or issues you have faced and success stories.