Mind growing

Soil-less gardening 🌱

Soil-less gardening 🌱

Hydroponics is simply growing without soil. The roots need water, nutrients and oxygen, all of which can be provided in a more efficient way than in soil. Botanium's porous growing medium absorbs a lot of water, while also providing an aerated environment for the roots.  The benefit of this is no...
The five most common reasons plants die

The five most common reasons plants die

Unless you were born with green thumbs, you have probably experienced how difficult it can be to take care of a plant. An indoor plant slowly, and in silence, perishes if you neglect it for too long. Since plants can't talk (and since most people like to have plants at home), we need to either ge...
New Marketing & Communications manager

New Marketing & Communications manager

Botanium are expanding their team with an entrepreneur-minded Marketing and Communications manager. Jessica Svensson is a part of the team since February 2020 and will lead Botanium into the next phase of its positioning as the home-growing solution.
The wasabi experiment

The wasabi experiment

If you follow us on Instagram you know that we recently have been experimenting with growing wasabi. Someone asked us if it’s actually possible to grow wasabi in Botanium, and since we are slightly obsessed with growing plants hydroponically, we had to find out. Most of the wasabi seeds found onl...
Why do we grow plants?

Why do we grow plants?

Why is it that humans are growing plants, even though most of us don't need to do it for survival?  It should come as no surprise that as makers of Botanium, we are fascinated with plants.
How to grow tomatoes

How to grow tomatoes

Like its relatives chili peppers, potatoes and tobacco, tomatoes originates from South America. The name ”tomato” comes from the word tomatl which means ”the swelling fruit” in the Aztec language. It is a fast growing plant that thrives in hydroponic systems like Botanium.
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