If you're lamenting the imminent end of the growing season, don't fret—we've rounded up six systems to help you continue to grow fresh, organic vegetables year round. From a geodesic greenhouse to aquaponic ecosystems, these beautifully designed systems let you enjoy tasty homegrown produce even when you're knee-deep in snow. Click through to see how you can grow cheap and nutritious food 365 days a year.
If you live in the city, chances are you don’t have much real estate to grow vegetables. Enter Aqualibrium: a miniature, modular, urban farming aquaponics system that gives renters a year-round, indoor food source, even if they’re short on space. The vegetables in the scalable LED-lit ecosystem receive nutrients from the fish in the tank below.
Want a chic, low-key way to grow your indoor garden? Then look no further than this Martha Stewart-approved Urban Cultivator—a hydroponic system that allows you to grow organic vegetables within the footprint of a standard dishwasher.
Pacific Domes’ BioEnergy Domes are perfect for those looking for a more robust 365-day growing system. The self-sustaining environment grows food, treats wastewater, provides shelter, and even produces energy.
The successfully Indiegogo-funded Microgarden Kit is a stylish and innovative way to grow organic micro greens indoors. Tomorrow Machine designed the origami-inspired indoor greenhouse in collaboration with indoor farming startup INFARM, and the first Microgarden Kits will be shipped out within the next few months.
The Garden Tower is an innovative, modular hydroponic vertical growing system that allows anyone to grow towers of greens, herbs, and vegetables indoors. The space-efficient garden provides enough space to grow up to 50 plants within just four square feet.
Need a piece of functional decor to spruce up your house? The Ambiance AquaDesigner Living Fountain combines indoor gardening with aquaponics in this lovely waterfall fountain. The hand-woven structure cultivates vegetables and fish symbiotically.