Thursday, January 27, 2011
Growing Tomatoes Atop Ice
But tomatoes, cukes, and lettuce do grow atop the South Pole ice pack.
No, scientists at the United States South Pole Station grow a variety of veggies and herbs and a flower or two in a remotely controlled greenhouse that the manager calls a “growbot.”
Take three minutes to read Ann Posegate’s “A garden grows at the South Pole,” from Wednesday’s “Kids Post” page of the Washington Post.
To take a fast trip to the growbot, CLICK HERE.