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Old 03-12-2015, 06:44 AM
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Default Indoor gardening?

I'm curious if anybody here has ever purchased an aerogarden or some other similar table-top hydroponic garden for the daycare. I'm getting a bit sick of winter and around here you can't really plant anything outside until end of May. I was thinking it might be neat to watch something grow inside. (I've been considering getting one every March for several years, even before opening the daycare...usually when I get the winter-blahs and when I get tired of buying lettuce that wilts within a couple days.)
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Old 03-12-2015, 07:13 AM
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I think it's a great idea! We have started seeds in the playroom in the past--I set them on a low table by the window. The kids enjoyed watching them sprout and grow. My current group would dump them, but maybe next year they can handle it.
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Old 03-12-2015, 07:56 AM
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I always start my seedlings indoor, then take the veg outside when it's time (my herbs stay indoors); last year the babies "helped" start and then plant 6 native ferns - we put them in window boxes that ended up on the deck where they play. The oldest love to help water.
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Old 03-12-2015, 09:18 AM
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I think the 18 month old DCB is anxious for summer too. He's been looking at the seed catalog for like 10 minutes:-)
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Old 03-12-2015, 09:28 AM
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I think the 18 month old DCB is anxious for summer too. He's been looking at the seed catalog for like 10 minutes:-)
Awwww

We will be planting veggies next week. I have never tried container gardening here, so fingers crossed all goes well. The one time I did have a basil plant inside I got all kinds of gnats flying around
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