English Lavender copes well in cold & wet weather and it offers fantastic vibrance and aroma to any garden wall. It is known for its relaxing effects on the human body – reducing anxiety and emotional stress. It also protects against diabetes symptoms and greatly improves sleep.
Lavender is great for us humans in so many ways. It’s one of those must-have garden plants and it’s a great source of nectar for butterflies and bees. Planting in urban areas could help support populations of pollinators in those habitats.
Lettuce is a top choice for aeroponic gardeners. It requires low space, light attention and the leaves can be harvested as they grow. Lettuce is a low calorie veg that contains phytonutrients possessing health promoting and disease preventing properties. Rich in vitamins A, C & K – it contains minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium which are essential for body metabolism.
Flavour and spice aplenty and a great source of fibre. Peppers & chilli will grow in similar conditions to tomatoes and are full of vitamins A & C. Folic acid and potassium give them great health and disease fighting properties. Chilli contains antioxidants which may also help improve insulin regulation.
Similar to lettuce, numerous other leafy greens & vegetables grow well via aeroponics. Spinach is fast growing and prolific. An incredibly healthy green leafy vegetable, it is well known for its antioxidant properties. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, K & E as well as magnesium, folic acid, copper, protein, iron and zinc – making it one of the healthiest green leafed vegetables available. It protects the heart, lowers cholesterol, helps with digestion and reduces ageing.
Strawberries thrive in an aeroponic environment. High in antioxidants and vitamin C, strawberries are well known immunity boosters. They also aid in lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Herb walls are a popular choice! Aesthetically fantastic, they require very low maintenance while producing fresh & healthy crops in abundance. Research shows basil helps reduce inflammation and swelling, it is high in antioxidants and it helps protect against free radicals that cause ageing. Not to mention taste and aroma… !
Blueberries require high acidic soil conditions and therefore grow well in custom aeroponic environments. Controlled pH & nutrient content is simple and offers far greater, healthier yields. Blueberries are well known for being high in antioxidants that protect the brain and nervous system. They are ranked one of the highest fruits for providing antioxidants and vitamins needed for a healthy body.