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Seniors Plant the Vegetables and Herbs that will be a Part of Their Meals at Spring Hills Lake Mary Assisted Living

April 6, 2016 | Blog

Frank Murin and Sarajain Overstreet

Senior residents began planting the herbs, lettuce and tomatoes they’ll enjoy in their meals on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Spring Hills Lake Mary Assisted Living. They planted herbs and vegetables using three Tower Gardens. One Tower Garden will have tomatoes in it. A second one will be planted with a number of herbs including basil, oregano, cilantro, chives, dill, lavender and more. The final Tower Garden will have two varieties of lettuce, romaine and spring mix, as well as celery.

Alma Kirby and Robin Wolfe

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What is a Tower Garden?
A Tower Garden is a vertical, aeroponic (same technology as NASA) growing system that grows up to 20 vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers in less than three square feet—indoors or out. Using only water and nutrients, research has found this aeroponic systems grows plants three times faster and produces 30% greater yields on average which means herbs and vegetables are ready for harvest just weeks after planting.

About Spring Hills Lake Mary Assisted Living:
Spring Hills Lake Mary Assisted Living Community provides assisted living and memory care with the finest amenities and is located at 3655 West Lake Mary Blvd., Lake Mary, FL 32746. For more information, call 321-710-8513.

About Spring Hills Senior Communities:
All Spring Hills Senior Communities offer a distinctive and innovative approach to luxury senior living and Home Care Services. Signature Touches is the company’s approach to offering services that are designed to meet the needs and preferences of residents and clients. Alex Markowits, President/CEO, talks about the importance of each resident and he said, “We strive to create an experience for each resident that demonstrates how much we respect their individuality. Personal choice is our top priority.” Recreational programs are interesting and diverse, led by professionals in each of the company’s eight communities located in NJ, VA, OH and FL or in their own home. For more information about their commitment to senior living, including information on Spring Hills Home Care Services, visit

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