Fresh Herbs Right from Your Desktop. No Dirt Needed.

Fresh Herbs Right from Your Desktop. No Dirt Needed.

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Fresh Herbs Right from Your Desktop. No Dirt Needed.

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By Cari Martens

It’s hard to argue with the fact that foods taste better when the herbs are fresh. Wouldn’t it be nice to have fresh herbs right out of your own garden, year round? Even in the middle of February. Even if you live in North Dakota.

It’s now possible with a desktop hydroponics machine called the Power Plant Mini Herb Garden. We found it at thinkgeek.com. The tiny hydroponic reactor is capable of sprouting fresh herbs and veggies from seed and growing them using the included spongy soil-free medium and nutrient mixture.

You can grow basil, parsley, cilantro, dill, chives, mint, oregano, thyme…you can even try flowers, or start vegetables. Just about anything you can start from seed. You don’t even need any dirt, but seeds are not included.

The desktop unit is about 9 inches long, 3 inches wide and 7 inches high.

Ready to grow your own basil or oregano? You can click here for more information.

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