Growing food and flowers in air
"We use only about 10 percent of the water of a hydroponics system. We're a closed loop, so there's very little water loss. And because plants grows more healthy, and more quickly, there are tremendous labor savings."
- Bill Sobolewski, NewGardens operations director
Reno, Nevada, USA - A Nevada company has become one of the first to successfully commercialize the hitherto fringe science of aeroponics, or growing plants in air.
Aeroponics has long promised much lower water and energy inputs per square meter of growing area than hydroponics.