6 Grow Your Own Food Kits
Modern Sprout Garden Jar – Organic Parsley
Thanks to special hydroponic technology, this Mason jar is self-watering. In other words: it will grow organic parsley all by itself, just two to three months after seeds are planted.
To buy: $20, modernsproutplanter.com.
Featured April 2015
Edible Landscapes Gift Basket
An organic farm in the Hudson Valley delivers the makings for a dozen different exotic fruits, veggies, and grains—think purple peacock broccoli, tri-color bean blend, and an amaranth mix—packed with fiber seed starter trays and growing instructions.
To buy: $48, seedlibrary.org.
Rootvue Farm Garden Laboratory Kit
Designed for little hands, this clear plastic case lets children observe radishes, carrots and onions as they sprout. Labels and a growth chart help educate young gardeners.
To buy: $35, hearthsong.com.
Potting Shed Creations Window Box Strawberry
This beautiful recycled steel container can function as an actual window box, or live indoors as a kitchen table centerpiece. Either way, the heirloom strawberry seeds promise to develop flavorful fruit at any time of the year.
To buy: $54, pottingshedcreations.com.
Edible Flowers Seeds Kit
Delicate edible blossoms are a fun way to dress up salads, but can be hard to find outside of seasonal farmers markets. The solution: plant four different colorful varieties in biodegradable paper pots that nest inside a pretty wooden crate.
To buy: $45, uncommongoods.com.