Posts Tagged ‘chicago’

Container Gardening Season 2 – Week 3: Seedlings & Sprouts!

This week we finally see some life from our seeds and embark on a few new experiments, including growing our own sprouts. Also, thanks to buying a box of Triscuits we got some free dill seeds to plant. This is our second year attempting to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs in containers on our patio in the city. Each week we update with what’s new, good or bad, in our patio garden. This year we are growing: Basil Cherry Tomatoes Cilantro Dill Green Onions Eggplants Habanero Peppers Jalapeno Peppers Oregano Lettuce Spinach Strawberries and a random heirloom tomato plant given to us as a gift Theme music by DoKashiteru – bit.ly

Container Gardening Season 2 – Week 16: Baby Tomatoes, Pepper and Eggplant Flowers

This week our first tomatoes appeared on our cherry tomato plants and our mysterious heirloom tomato plant–though we see some signs of bottom end rot. Also, Arlen updates on his onion experiment and our jalapeno pepper plan is flowering like crazy. This isour second year attempting to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs in containers on our patio in the city. Each week we update with what’s new, good or bad, in our patio garden. This year we are growing: Basil Cherry Tomatoes Cilantro Dill Green Onions Eggplants Habanero Peppers Jalapeno Peppers Spinach Strawberries and a random heirloom tomato plant given to us as a gift Theme music by DoKashiteru – bit.ly

Vertical Tower Garden Feeds 10000+ People a Year at the World’s 4th Busiest Airport

John from www.growingyourgreens.com goes on a field trip to the Chicago O’hare Airport to share with you the World’s First Aeroponic Vegetable Garden at an Airport. In this episode, you will learn how ORD airport is taking a leadership approach in sustainability as well as learn how they are feeding 10000+ people a year when growing 1100 crops at one time in their Vertical Tower Aeroponic Garden. After watching this eposide, hopefully you realize, if they can grow food in the 2nd busiest airport in the USA, you can easily grow food at home.

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