Monday, April 18, 2011

Customized Window Gardens!

All winter long we dreamt of growing food in our home. We hemmed and hawed over the daunting tasks of not only teaching ourselves how to garden hydroponically but also over designing and building the actual hydroponic units. We decided on using the large Jameson bottles that we collect from The Boiler Room and Jeremiah and Alex set to figuring out all the logistics.

It's been around 2 months since we first put sprouts into the unit and they've done nothing but impress us with their progress! We're still sprouting and adding rows, not yet pictured is our newest row with strawberries and

In the beginning....

Happy Tomatoes, Spinach and Sweet Peas

Cucumber Sprouts!
These zucchini sprouts mean business! The arugula and
peppers are  coming along slowly but surely!

Cat Grass! We won't be growing this hydroponically but it looked
so delightful and springy I had to photograph it!

Little Broccolis!

'Maters, Cukes, Zuchs, Broc, Basil, Arugula, Romaine, Rosemary,
Thyme, Cilantro,  Sage, Peppers and more!

Nutrients drip through these tubes, through the
 Hydroton balls and to the roots!

Check back again soon for photos of our first customer's unit!

Happy Spring Chicago!

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