I find it hilarious when I walk into a grocery shop and I see the term ‘fresh’ put before fruits or vegetables. Chances are, this ‘fresh’ produce was harvested a week ago, stored in a warehouse where it was probably artificially ripened with ethylene gas, and then shipped to a grocery shop where the term “organic” or “farm fresh” was slapped onto it. Your fresh food isn’t fresh unless it was plucked off a tree or harvested right in front of you… and owning a farm or going to a farmer’s market every alternate day isn’t particularly feasible, maintaining a self-sustaining kitchen garden is increasingly becoming easier and easier. Meet Nutraponics, a vertical garden that autonomously grows all your food for you, so you always have access to the “freshest” ingredients!

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How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

Built around the very idea of letting you grow the freshest produce right in the comfort of your home, Nutraponics is an advanced vertical gardening system that lets you grow as many as 100 fruits, vegetables, and herbs at home. No larger than a mid-size refrigerator, the 3 or 5-tiered tower is an autonomous garden that cultivates seeds into plants with little to no effort. Each tier holds as many as 20 different plants, giving you a miniature farm in the smallest form factor.

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

The built-in hydroponics system waters and supplies nutrients to each plant, while internal sensors monitor temperature, pH levels, and your plant’s nutrient absorption and requirements. Self-regulating LED lights also mimic the power of the sun, catalyzing the process of photosynthesis so your plants blossom perfectly no matter what their growing conditions are. All you really need to do is place your Nutraponics tower in your kitchen or living room, plug it in, and fill the reservoir with water and nutrients and the self-sustaining vertical garden does the rest.

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

While the idea of cultivating a kitchen garden isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, Nutraponics makes the endeavor easy by drastically reducing the pain-points involved in the process. The tower stands vertically, occupying a fraction of the space it would otherwise take to grow 100s of plants, but it’s also designed to be self-sustaining, all the way down from watering to even illuminating itself so that your Nutraponics tower doesn’t need access to natural sunlight.

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

The Nutraponics device operates on the concept of hydroponics or aquaponics, which uses water as a growth medium instead of soil. Nutrient-rich water is periodically sprayed on the plant’s roots through a patent-pending water delivery system, helping it grow fast while reducing chances of bugs and diseases. All you have to do is fill up the Nutraponics’ water reservoir and add the nutrients to it and the tower does the rest. It monitors the water levels, the nutrient pH, and the nutrient mix temperatures, ensuring the perfect growth conditions for each plant. A set of LED ring lights surround the tower, providing full-spectrum light to your plants just like the sun would. Built-in sensors monitor each plant’s needs, automatically activating the water supply or toggling the lights to ensure the plant grows perfectly. All you do is watch and then harvest!

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

How To Build A Self-Sustaining Kitchen Garden Without Any Space Or Effort

The vertical tower system comes in 3 and 5-tier formats, depending on how many plants you want to cultivate. Although designed for fruits, veggies, and herbs, you can pretty much use Nutraponics to cultivate anything including even flowers, ferns, and other kinds of plants. Just add the seeds to the pod and adjust the settings accordingly based on the plant’s sun and water requirements. A touch-sensitive panel on the Nutraponics lets you toggle its features, but the tower is best controlled using its companion smartphone app, which lets you remotely set parameters and monitor your plant’s progress… and when it’s time to harvest your yield, either trim or pluck parts of the plant off, or remove the pod from its tier and begin cooking with the ‘freshest’ ingredients you can ever get your hands on!

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