My Homemade Seed Kit for AeroGarden June 30, 2007
30 days ago, when it was time to replace my lettuce garden after the final harvest, I started aching for more interesting things to grow.
Instead of getting the Aerogrow’s Master Gardener Seed Kit $39.95, I decided to make my own.
Found online a nice mix of French Mesclun Seeds include Chicories, Endives, Lettuces, Mache, Spinach, and Arugula at 1500 seeds/$4.40 and General Hydroponics’ Maxigro plant food 1.5 pounds/$11.95. Then I went to the local hardware store bought a long piece of foam — AC weather seal to be exact (pictured) that shall make about more than a hundred seed pods for $2.99. Cut them to fit the recycled seed baskets, made a gap for the seeds… Voila (only French word I still remember after a year of intense course at the New School… ) my home made AeroGrow Seed Kit!
So here is my new French Mesclun Salad Garden at 30 days young, I feel like I know each one of the plants. For the time spent researching, a few dollar saved, maybe a bit silly, but all that fun I had in figuring out the way was priceless