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Suggestions for Aerogrow

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I would like Aerogardens

I would like Aerogardens equipped with a straightforward reset-timer button. I can never remember how to reset the timer, and there are two different arcane button-push systems between my 4 AG's. (Yeah, I know, you're supposed to reset the timer on minis by unplugging them. That's never worked on mine.)

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On the latest email from

On the latest email from Aerogrow - Garden Starter Tray Tips - Tomatoes & Peppers, there's a misstatement. They suggested when transplanting tomatoes into soil to bury 50% of the stem and leaves.

The 50% is similar to other advice I've seen, but you need to prune off the leaves/branches from the part of the stem to be buried. It's supposedly not good for the plant to bury leaves.

 

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Oy! I just got an auto-answer

Oy! I just got an auto-answer email from Aerogrow Customer service saying they currently have a two week backlog on responding to email! That's kinda stunning, huh...

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Neat idea, Peat, can't wait

Neat idea, Peat, can't wait to see how it comes out. Gisette, the deluxes also have a 24 hour cycle. I'm surprised the AG timers drift so much. Over 3 months they drifted almost an hour. I reset them to all go off at the same time and within 3 weeks, there's a good 5 minute difference between one classic and two deluxes.

I'd like to see an even bigger model, something like my 48x48x20 grow tent but wider and have an option to close it off, like with a mylar blanket. I really miss seeing my chiles in the tent.

I'd like to see an auxiliary water tank that could be sit beside an AG to increase the water volume through syphon or a float valve.

I'd like to see them actually have things in stock that people want and have them available worldwide.

I'd like a million dollars for my ideas but would settle for half a mil.

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Very cool! 300 GPH sounds

Very cool! 300 GPH sounds like a lot.

Guess we should have started a different topic for this, huh...

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The aeroponic setup uses a
The aeroponic setup uses a water pump?

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I'd like the pod baskets to

I'd like the pod baskets to be redesigned to stand up. All they'd need is a flat rather than round bottom. Well, the newer long ones would probably also need to be a bit wider on the bottom...

This would make them ever so much easier to work with! Both for stuffing seeds into them, and as I'm now doing, starting replacement pods outside the Aerogarden, when the other pods are drinking too rich a soup for the replacement pods to get started.

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