Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to buy your seeds?
No. Although we sell the highest quality, non-GMO, germination guarenteed seeds, we also understand if you want to plant your own seeds and encourage you to ensure that your seeds grow well in containers, enjoy full sun, and grow under 10 inches.
Are your seeds non-GMO?
Yes, at ēdn we believe in growing non-GMO seeds inside the home.
Are your seeds organic?
While only some of our seeds are organic, you can trust us to only provide you with the best organic seeds. We are on a mission to bring healthy food to peoples' homes, and we aim to serve our customer's values as much as possible.
Is produce grown in ēdn gardens just as nutritious as store bought foods?
Your homegrown ēdn herbs and greens will be just as nutritious as their store bought counterparts - most likely even more because you grew them yourself!
Is ēdn committed to sustainability?
Absolutely. We are a green, anti-waste company that builds products out of sustainable and recyclable material. Our seeds and SeedPods are completely compostable once used, and can be thrown directly in your compost bin or be transplanted outdoors.
What plants can I grow in an ēdn garden?
You can grow almost any type of flower, herb or vegetable plant in our gardens. If you choose to plant seeds of a larger plant, keep in mind that you might need to repot the plants when they outgrow your ēdn garden.
How do plants grow with LEDs?
Did you know you could even grow plants with candle light (admitted, it wouldn't be too efficient)? Our LEDs provide your plants with an enhanced light spectrum that is optimized for your plants' growth.
How do plants grow in the soil-less gardens?
Our awesome dirt-free 'soil' is inspired by NASA technology and provides an optimal living environment for plants. The 'soil' ensures that there's always enough room for your plants to breathe and to retrieve the right amount of water and plant food.
How often do I need to water the plants?
You'll only need to fill the water reservoir when you plant the seeds, and then recurringly around every 1-2 weeks. You'll know when to refill the water when the blue LED begins to blink, when the water level icon shows low water in the app, and if you are signed up for text notifications- when you get a text message to add water!
Can I overwater the plants?
Yes, it is possible to overwater plants in your ēdn garden. Please wait until your water level is low before you refill your garden, and don't add more than the recommended amount of 1500 ml at a time. Overwatering happens when plants can't breath via the soil when it is submerged in water. When following recommended method, our gardens provide just enough water from below, minimizing the chance of overwatering your plants.
What kind of water should I use?
Please only use standard tap water with a normal pH level, or distilled water. Never use 'hard' water, which is common tapwater in the southwestern states. Your plants might turn yellow or won't grow well when you use the wrong water type because the dissolved minerals in the water can block the intake of nutrients.
How much time does it take caring for my plants?
It should only take a few minutes each month to look after your plants. After planting your seeds, all you need to do is add water and plant food. And, of course, harvest your delicious edibles or beautiful flowers! We recommend that periodically prune your garden to enjoy it's flavors and to promote growth.
How long can the plants be left alone if I am traveling?
Most plants can be left alone for around one week depending on what stage they are at.
How do I transplant my plants?
To transplant plants from your ēdn garden, simply take each individual SeedPod out of their SeedPod Cups and plant them directly into soil outdoors, or in a pot with fresh soil - no roots will be harmed in this process.
How do I set up the SmallGarden?
Setting up the SmallGarden is easy! We recommend following the guided step-by-step instructions on our ēdn app, or you can follow the manual that came in the box.
How much energy does the SmallGarden consume?
Your SmallGarden uses 12W of power, which is much less than your typical lightbulb!
How large is the SmallGarden?
The SmallGarden is 16 x 16 x 6.5 in (410 x 410 x 170 mm).
What is the SmallGarden made out of?
The SmallGarden is made out of handcrafted walnut wood, and bent anodized aluminum. You can read more about the specifications of the SmallGarden here.
How do I maintain the SmallGarden?
The SmallGarden should not need much maintenance as it consists of very simply components. If you wish to clean the exterior of your garden, simply use a damp cloth. Avoid getting the LEDs wet. The interior parts of the SmallGarden are diswasher-proof and can be washed between planting periods.
Do I need to use the ēdn app?
You'll need the app to configure you Garden. Beyond that the app is optional, but we strongly encourage you use it to optimize your plants' health, track water intake, customize and control the garden's light cycle, and mark what you're growing. It's a lot of fun to use!
Can I reuse the SeedPods?
The SeedPods are not intended for reuse, as each plant establishes a root system within each SeedPod. We recommend you compost them your SeedPods after each growing cycle, as they are fully biodegradable. When you are ready to plant something new, you can buy additional SeedPods and seeds here.
When will the WallGarden be ready?
At ēdn, we're constantly experimenting and testing to ensure that the WallGarden will be an enjoyable experience for everyone. Because of that, we do not have an exact date determined. Please checkout our SmallGarden in the meantime, and we subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date on any news!
How large is the WallGarden?
The WallGarden is 32 x 30 x 8 inches and weighs about 10 lbs when empty. Filled with with water, it weighs about 20 lbs. No worries, the bracket that comes with your shipment is rated for 80lb in drywall
Do you ship internationally?
We only ship to the United States and Canada, but we hope to ship to more countries in the future. Please note that we are currently unable to send seeds to Canada due to importation laws.
How long does shipping take?
Shipping will take anywhere between 3-5 business days depending on location.