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IKEA will sell indoor hydroponics gardening kit

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April Release

This April, IKEA is introducing an indoor gardening series that lets you grow your own tasty lettuce and herbs in water. Developed in collaboration with agricultural scientists in Sweden, KRYDDA/VÄXER series includes everything you need to get sprouting and keep your garden growing – even in the winter! How it works? Just keep an eye on the water level. That’s all.

“The challenge was to make growing plants in a hydroponic system simple, so that anyone could succeed …”
Helena Karlén, Swedish university of agricultural sciences

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March 20, 2016   Comments Off on IKEA will sell indoor hydroponics gardening kit

St. Catharines, Ontario to plant its first edible garden

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Charles Haydon tends to his plot in Centennial Teaching Gardens. Bob Tymczyszyn/St. Catharines Standard/Postmedia Network.

Anderson said the city will replant the garden this year and transform two other city beds from flowers to vegetables.

By Karena Walter,
The Standard
March 15, 2016

Excerpt:

St. Catharines’ edible garden pilot downtown went so well last summer, the city is adding two more locations.

The plot of land at Centennial library’s courtyard was planted for the 2015 growing season with red cabbage, onions, carrots and other vegetables instead of traditional annuals or perennials.

Tended and harvested by city staff, the small garden reaped 38 kilograms of vegetables and herbs that were donated to Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold.

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March 20, 2016   Comments Off on St. Catharines, Ontario to plant its first edible garden