Eating your greens is much easier when all you have to do is walk to a corner of your apartment and pluck a few leaves. But until I actually tried an AeroGarden hydroponic smart garden in my own home, I didn’t understand how much it could change my life. Throughout the darkest, bitterest days of winter, my AeroGarden kept me fed on mesclun salad and added zest to all my meals with fresh basil, dill, thyme, and mint. Not only did the little robot gardener grow food, but the food it grew was just as tasty as what I can get from my local farmer’s market. And now, with spring on the horizon, I’m planning fun new things to cultivate in my living room.
Today, you can pick up your own AeroGarden Harvest indoor smart garden for a mere $100 bucks — 39 percent less than the original price. If you use it for three months (and trust me, you will), that works out to less than $1 a day for more produce than I alone could ever eat. This discounted AeroGarden comes with an automatic timer to control the amount of light your plants get, backlit buttons that remind you to add water, and a telescoping LED panel to allow for growth of up to 12 inches high. It includes six gourmet herb seed pods: Genovese basil, Thai basil, dill, curly parsley, mint, and thyme. Salad and flower lovers can purchase seed pods for growing heirloom salad greens or petunias separately.
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