A little over 3 years ago, we had a dream: to grow tasty heirloom tomatoes on our little balcony in our apartment in Singapore and save ourselves some money.
Singapore is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Land is scarce and the majority of people live in high-rise dwellings. Balconies, Rooftop Terraces, HDB corridors and public outdoor spaces represent valuable real estate for home and community gardening. The 3 Ps: Provenance, Pesticides and Price are concerns all of us have about our food these days.
Less than 10% of food is locally grown and this was something we wanted to improve by allowing everyone the ability to grow a little of your own. Over the last three years, we have grown all of our own herbs, leafy greens and some vegetables all in an effort to take back control over what we eat.
We're not farmers, we're ordinary urban dwellers who wanted to grow our own food in limited space. With the encouragement of friends and family, we embarked on the journey of making this a commercial consumer product. The Aerospring Garden is our gift to all brown thumbed gardeners of the world and we hope to change people's perception to growing and gardening by taking most of the guesswork out of the equation.
Edible Gardening, one balcony at a time.