“Grow” Plant Nutrients

Modern Sprout’s “Grow” plant nutrients encourage natural vegetative growth. The 100% soluble formula—Fish Meal, Composted Seabird Guano, Kelp, Potassium Carbonate, and other naturally sourced ingredients—aims to nourish plants by replenishing their soil’s essential minerals and nutrients. Over time, these beneficial elements become less common and cannot be restored by sunlight or water. Take a look at the guidelines for precise dosing instructions, but a standard …

SproutsIO

Growing produce in the kitchen with an automated, soil-free indoor gardening system

From Click & Grow to Urban Cultivator, technology is increasingly being used to bring the backyard garden closer than previously imaginable—to the heart of the kitchen. Another contender, Cambridge, MA-based SproutsIO, is coming close to launching their premium-level, all-in-one indoor gardening system that helps grow produce as efficiently as possible. Fully automated, the smart appliance grows plants soil-free via a proprietary “hybrid hydroculture system” (combining …

Urban Cultivator Indoor Garden

An automated solution for growing greens and herbs all year long

While in Vancouver for TED last month, we stumbled upon the just-opened “Living Produce Aisle,” which makes salads and smoothies from microgreens, vegetables and herbs grown right inside the space. The immersive storefront was created by Surrey, BC-based Urban Cultivator to put their enclosed hydroponic systems in action. A home appliance (there are much larger commercial units available for chefs and restaurants too) roughly the …