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I got my mom the Harvest Aerogarden 6 pod herb hydroponic planter for Xmas that has been doing great so I ordered the 6 pod Harvest Aerogarden with the heirloom cherry tomato pods. I also ordered the LED panel, a liter of the liquid miracle grow plant food for the hydroponic system and any plants and 50 unseeded pod sponges to grow my own seeds. I have no need to grow my super hots this year since I have a lot dehydrated so the cherry tomatoes will fill the Harvest and Kroger has $1.99 containered herbs that'll go under the panel with other veggies that'll be permanently inside like the herbs or transplanted outside. The panel will supplement light to the Harvest as the tomatoes grow outward. The panel rises from 10"-17" on it's legs and comes with a hanging kit. The 20 watt Harvest and 45 watt LED panel will cost $5.00/mo to run 15 hours a day 31 days a month.
Mom's herb garden from 1.4.20 plant date.
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Pic of what to expect from half grown cherry tomatoes.
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LED panel for potted plants.
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The Harvest has an optional tray with about 30 sponge holders for transplanting for set it and forget it germinating vs the included 6 pod perpetual growing tray. This just solved heat issues when getting seeds to germinate in cold winter months with needing a heat mat. More pics when everything is set up.
 

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Looks pretty cool! We always enjoy getting garden catalogs this time of year and look forward to warmer weather...especially after a blizzard and high temps of zero

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Kurt Looks good I will start some seeds the end of Feb. Like the Thai Birds Eye from the Philippines,Tomatila ,Tomato (Bell an Plum) Cukes
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Very cool!
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dr k

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Kurt Looks good I will start some seeds the end of Feb. Like the Thai Birds Eye from the Philippines,Tomatila ,Tomato (Bell an Plum) Cukes
Richie
A few years ago I grew some Thai chilis that were good. Tomatilllos for green enchilada sauce/salsa verde is my favorite vs red enchilada sauce. Hot peppers don't bother me but the acid in red tomatoes and anything made with them gives me acid issues only when I lie down that a Tums takes care of. Im going to look for Tomatillo seeds/seedlings. I've got a life time supply of dried super hots. I got about 500 Carolina Reapers from your seeds last summer and have half the sample small ziplock of CR powder you sent with the seeds. 1/4 teaspoon in a 6 qt crockpot of chili is spicy but all the flavors come through.
 

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Kurt Looks good I will start some seeds the end of Feb. Like the Thai Birds Eye from the Philippines,Tomatila ,Tomato (Bell an Plum) Cukes
Richie
I am surprised that early in MA, when do you move them outside?
 

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I am surprised that early in MA, when do you move them outside?
I will be growing these in my basement so they will be ready for May That is the peppers they need the extra time.
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I will be growing these in my basement so they will be ready for May That is the peppers they need the extra time.
Richie
so they must be pretty big when you move them outside? what kind of set up do you have in the basement? My habaneros barely were pickable when the cold came last year here in Long Island. I need to do this as well.
 

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so they must be pretty big when you move them outside? what kind of set up do you have in the basement? My habaneros barely were pickable when the cold came last year here in Long Island. I need to do this as well.
Just a full spectrum grow light in a work light shield here is a post I did on my reapers
Richie
 

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