How To Clean An Aerogarden

  • Disassemble the AeroGarden. Prepare the AeroGarden and all of its parts and pieces to be cleaned by disassembling it. Disconnect and remove the light hood.
  • Set Up the Vinegar or Bleach Bath. This is where AeroGarden parts will submerge and soak in.
  • Sanitize the AeroGarden Bowl. The large AeroGarden bowl has water that flows through it that creates this popular hydroponic garden.
  • Wipe Down the Rest of the AeroGarden Surfaces. After soaking and sanitizing parts of the AeroGarden, now it’s time to wipe clean other areas that weren’t soaked or
  • Remove AeroGarden Parts from Vinegar or Bleach Bath. After leaving the parts sit for 20-30 minutes in the solution, rinse them off thoroughly with water before using them
  • Reassemble the AeroGarden. Once all the AeroGarden parts and pieces have fully dried, it’s time to reassemble the AeroGarden and start growing those next plants!
  • Grow Your Next Plant. Now that you’ve cleaned and sanitized everything, it’s time to grow your next plant! Start by filling the reservoir with nutrient rich water.
  • How do I deep clean my AeroGarden?

    Are AeroGarden parts dishwasher safe?

    If you have a dishwasher, you can throw the bowl into the dishwasher. If you don't, you can run a vinegar cycle to sanitize the machine.

    Can you reuse grow sponge?

    Can I reuse a sponge? If the sponge hasn't been used you can remove the seeds and replace them with your own seeds. However, if you've already used the seed pod sponge to grow a plant, you should keep the plastic basket and throw out the sponge.

    How do I prevent mold in my AeroGarden?

    Can I use regular seeds in my AeroGarden?

    What Seeds Can You Use in AeroGarden? If you typically garden outdoors, and you want to start seeds indoors in the Aerogarden and have them grow at a faster rate, you can use (almost) any seed in the units.

    Should you trim AeroGarden roots?

    We recommend trimming your AeroGarden roots for the first time after about 4 weeks. This gives your plants plenty of time to establish a healthy and stable root system. When you trim your roots for the first time, simply raise the AeroGarden lamp hood, and lift up the front flap on the water reservoir.

    Do you have to replace AeroGarden pods?

    Germination, Seed Sprouting and Plant Food. What if my seeds don't germinate? We back all of our seed pods with a 100% germination guarantee and will replace any pod that fails to sprout after 21 days.

    Are AeroGarden sponges reusable?

    No. You can not reuse the sponges. The roots will grow through the sponge.

    Can you grow AeroGarden without pods?

    Yes, you can!

    Does my AeroGarden have a filter?

    Our special filters ensure your AeroGarden continues to work efficiently by keeping root debris out of your pump. For maximum efficiency, we recommend replacing your filters every other time you plant a new garden (about every 6 to 8 months). Filters come in packs of ten. There are no resources available at this time.

    How do you remove the pump filter from the AeroGarden?

    How do you make an AeroGarden sponge?

    What causes algae in AeroGarden?

    Why Is There Algae On My Garden? Algae naturally occurs when light interacts with water. Nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, along with CO2 support the algae's growth and you will start to see it appear on your seed pods and perhaps on parts of your garden itself.

    Is AeroGarden fertilizer safe?

    AeroGrow uses the same proven, patented nutrients that we've used since the beginning – the result of 6 years of intensive testing in our grow rooms. Our nutrients contain no harmful pesticides or herbicides. The FDA has procedures for classifying plants as organic, but nutrients are not regulated in this way.

    Does AeroGarden need plant food?

    The feeding schedule is very important. Three-pod AeroGardens require 4ml of nutrients (about one cap-full) every two weeks to ensure proper plant growth.

    Can you grow cucumbers in an AeroGarden?

    Whether you like to grow snap peas, cucumbers, or wildflowers, you can do it with the Grow Anything Kit. Either grow your plants to maturity and harvest right from your AeroGarden or easily transplant seedlings and plants outdoors when the temperatures are ideal - perfect for root cuttings as well.

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