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Michelle Lyon-Heatherly standing behind a tower garden

Growing in air: Growing aeroponically with Michelle Lyon-Heatherly

Michelle Lyon-Heatherly, a local grower, shared her knowledge on aeroponics at the July 2023 Hobby Greenhouse Club meeting. Aeroponics (cultivating plants in air) differs from aquaponics in that the roots are not submerged in water. The plants grown in these towers have their roots suspended in air, and at regular intervals, the tower pumps the water and mineral solution to the top, which then drips down on the roots.