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Vivigrow Deluxe (grow in water)

*Special Price: Save Up To £23.39 on Vivigrow Bundles

For the biggest crops ever choose our Vivigrow Deluxe Planter Kit.

The eco-friendly Vivigrow Deluxe Planter has a positive impact on the environment by re-using water as it pumps oxygen rich water around the roots for up to 3-4 weeks at a time. This in turn means huge harvests - tomatoes with 50 trusses!

It is the perfect way of becoming self-sufficient so that you can grow your own food for the whole family.

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*Special Price: Save Up To £23.39 on Vivigrow Bundles

For the biggest crops ever choose our Vivigrow Deluxe Planter Kit.

The eco-friendly Vivigrow Deluxe Planter has a positive impact on the environment by re-using water as it pumps oxygen rich water around the roots for up to 3-4 weeks at a time. This in turn means huge harvests - tomatoes with 50 trusses!

It is the perfect way of becoming self-sufficient so that you can grow your own food for the whole family.

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Made In England By Greenhouse Sensation

UK Standard Delivery: £4.95

Achieve 3x bigger harvests!
Perfect for tomatoes, courgettes, beans, cucumbers, chillies, peas, peppers and any tall cropping plants.

*Special Price: Save Up To £23.39 on Vivigrow Deluxe Bundles

Free Feed: All options include 2.5 Litres of award-winning Nutrigrow Plant Feed worth £12.50

For the biggest harvests choose this superb planter. 

The eco-friendly Vivigrow Deluxe Planter has a positive impact on the environment by re-using water as it pumps oxygen rich water around the roots for up to 3-4 weeks at a time. This in turn means huge harvests - tomatoes with 50 trusses!

It is the perfect way of becoming self-sufficient so that you can grow your own food for the whole family.

The secret of the Vivigrow hydroponic growing kit is that the roots grow in oxygen rich water instead of wet soil which often lacks oxygen.

You’ll take the plants out of their growing media, whether this is seedling pots or rockwool cubes and place them in the Vivigrow without adding any more soil. The planter’s pump keeps a shallow stream of water and nutrients constantly running over the roots inside the Vivigrow so they are never short of air, water or nutrients. As a result the plants growing in water are stronger and produce 3-4x bigger harvests. The added bonus is you’ll be able to lift the lid of the Vivigrow to see the roots.

Liberating roots from soil in this way makes a big difference to plant health and productivity because wet soil contains very little air. The less air the roots can access the less water and nutrients they can absorb and provide to the rest of the plant. That’s why over-watering is the leading cause of greenhouse plant death and disappointing crops - hydroponic growing overcomes this problem.

In the Vivigrow hydroponic system the planter’s air-inlet keeps the water aerated and the pump keeps a stream of water and nutrients moving over the roots, so you’re guaranteed bumper harvests.

We’d say that’s pretty clever, but our mums told us not to boast!

Because you won’t be using soil you’ll need the Nutrigrow plant feed that we include instead. The plant feed includes all of the elements that a plant needs for healthy growth.

You’ll empty and refill the planter reservoir every 3 or 4 weeks, so no nutrient elements are ever too depleted or too concentrated. The feed will last a season and replacements are £14.99 for a two year supply (don’t forget, you will be saving on compost!).

The power consumption of the Vivigrow is very low, it costs a few pennies per day to run and you’ll be more than repaid by the much larger harvests you’ll produce.

Simpson’s Seeds use the Vivigrow and we’re proud that Matt Simpson said: “I get a much larger yield using the Vivigrow than growing in pots. I used to get blossom end rot on my tomatoes, but not anymore and my oldest one is 10 years old and still going strong!”

 

Rockwool Cubes – The Perfect Growing Medium for the Vivigrow | Click Here To Buy

Looking for a suitable growing medium for your Vivigrow? Our 3 inch Rockwool Cubes come with large holes and are ideal for use with this system.

Once the roots begin to show on your seedlings or cuttings transplant them into your 3 inch rockwool cubes. Once your plants are established you should have abundant white roots on the outside of your rockwool cube before transplanting to your Vivigrow Planter.

Always remove the Rockwool's plastic cover before planting into your Vivigrow and place the young plant through the pre-cut holes to rest on the tray.

 

Not Sure?

Taking the plunge into growing in water instead of soil can be a bit daunting, but it really is easy, if you have any questions why not give us a call on 0845 602 3774 or send us an email info@greenhousesensation.co.uk and we’ll be happy to help.

Made in England by Greenhouse Sensation
2 Year Guarantee

"The same variety grown in compost look puny by comparison"  - Kitchen Garden Magazine

*Special Price: Save Up To £23.99 on Vivigrow Bundles. Saving included in sale price. Save £10.89 on Vivigrow 3 Plant Bundles & £23.39 on Vivigrow 5 Plant Bundles.

Ask us a question

Choose either the 3 plant space or the 5 plant space planter.

3 Plant Space Vivigrow Planter: L70cm x W39cm x H25cm - reservoir holds 20 litres
5 Plant Space Vivigrow Planter: L115cm x W50cm x H25cm - reservoir holds 45 litres

You can mix plants in the planter, which is a great idea because your plants will produce very large harvests.

We love tomatoes and peppers, so our favourite combination is 1 x Tigerella tangy striped tomato, 1 x Gardener's Delight bite-sized tomato, 1 x Alicante medium full-flavoured tomato, 1 x Marconi sweet pepper, 1 x Sweet Banana sweet pepper.

But you can mix any tall growing plants including courgettes, beans, cucumbers, chillies and of course tomatoes and peppers.

The Vivigrow hydroponic growing kit pumps a constant stream of water and nutrients over your plants’ roots. This encourages the plants to take up more water, nutrients and oxygen than if they were grown in a traditional container, the ground or a raised bed.

The principle behind this planter is that improving uptake of water, nutrients and oxygen improves plant health and size of harvest. It achieves this in the following ways...

1: Plant nutrients are dissolved in water rather than requiring the plant to extract them from soil. 

2: Constant access to water and nutrients is provided so the plants are never lacking anything they need - whatever they don’t use drains back into the reservoir.

3: The roots are left bare so they have excellent access to oxygen 

Why not use soil?Soil is great for holding water until a plant is next fed and for providing nutrients. On the negative side, plants have to work hard to extract nutrients from soil and these nutrients can become depleted or concentrated. Soil also restricts access to oxygen because it becomes compacted when water is added. By dissolving a complete feed in water and pumping this to the roots constantly we are able to ensure the plants can always access what they need without having to restrict the roots in soil.

Behind the science - Greenhouse Sensation & Hydroponics
The Vivigrow is a ‘hydroponic’ growing technique. John Molyneux, our founder and former Chairman, was one of the pioneers of hydroponics and hydroponic growing. He was studying roots for a plant biology PhD project in the 1970s when it occurred to him that hydroponics, which was and still is used by commercial growers because it produces much improved yields, could be adapted for home-greenhouse use.

He designed a hydroponic growing kit that would provide all the benefits of hydroponics on a smaller scale, bought a workshop in which to make the planters and the rest, as they say, is history. The first hydroponic planter John designed was what is now the Vivigrow, originally launched in 1976, it is essentially the same now as it was then, great design stands the test of time. 

Our product range has expanded, our planters are now sold all over the world, the factory is bigger and we are a larger team, but the principle of using horticultural expertise to develop products that help anyone to grow better plants is still the same. We still manufacture our planters in Lancashire and our team continues to develop our products and conduct extensive trials.

John’s book ‘A Practical Guide to NFT’ has been reprinted 5 times, the late BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Geoff Hamilton was so impressed by John’s book and NFT planter that he contributed the Introduction to the book and commented: The most comprehensive book yet written on NFT for all. Here is all you need to know about a method of growing that is not only highly productive, but a lot of fun too. I can thoroughly recommend it.” 

What You Will Receive

ViviGrow Bundle Kit
- ViviGrow planter for 3 plants or ViviGrow planter for 5 plants 

Support Frame and Roller Hooks

- Cube Caps (3 Pack or 5 Pack)

- Reservoir Heater 

- Nutrigrow Plant Food

UK Delivery

The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
98% of our orders are delivered 2 workings days after the order is placed.
When your order is dispatched you will receive an email confirming the delivery date and a one hour delivery time slot (except for FeederMats, Nutrigrow replenishments, vouchers and seeds which are sent by Royal Mail) 

UK Mainland Standard Delivery: £4.95*

UK Mainland Replenishment Delivery (FeederMats, Nutrigrow refills): £2.95*

For orders outside of the UK please click HERE:
If Out

You can add 'If Out' delivery instructions (e.g. leave in the garage) when you place your order. If you are not in and have not provided 'If Out' instructions the driver will leave a card with instructions of how to arrange re-delivery or collection from your local depot.

Returns

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, email info@greenhousesensation.co.uk and we will provide instructions on how to return the goods. They must be returned in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund. (excluding the original delivery charge). If an item is damaged / faulty please notify us within 30 days.

N:B Definition of UK Mainland
UK Mainland is defined as postcodes on mainland England, Wales and Scotland excluding the following postcodes.
AB31-38, AB40-56, IV1-28 , IV30-32, IV36-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-70, PH4-44, and PH49-50. 

Delivery to the above postcodes incurs a surcharge, which will be displayed when you enter your postcode. 

*We are charged a minimum of £15 for delivery to the above postcodes, Islands and Ireland and we cap our charge to those areas at £15

 

 

 

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  • Details

    Made In England By Greenhouse Sensation

    UK Standard Delivery: £4.95

    Achieve 3x bigger harvests!
    Perfect for tomatoes, courgettes, beans, cucumbers, chillies, peas, peppers and any tall cropping plants.

    *Special Price: Save Up To £23.39 on Vivigrow Deluxe Bundles

    Free Feed: All options include 2.5 Litres of award-winning Nutrigrow Plant Feed worth £12.50

    For the biggest harvests choose this superb planter. 

    The eco-friendly Vivigrow Deluxe Planter has a positive impact on the environment by re-using water as it pumps oxygen rich water around the roots for up to 3-4 weeks at a time. This in turn means huge harvests - tomatoes with 50 trusses!

    It is the perfect way of becoming self-sufficient so that you can grow your own food for the whole family.

    The secret of the Vivigrow hydroponic growing kit is that the roots grow in oxygen rich water instead of wet soil which often lacks oxygen.

    You’ll take the plants out of their growing media, whether this is seedling pots or rockwool cubes and place them in the Vivigrow without adding any more soil. The planter’s pump keeps a shallow stream of water and nutrients constantly running over the roots inside the Vivigrow so they are never short of air, water or nutrients. As a result the plants growing in water are stronger and produce 3-4x bigger harvests. The added bonus is you’ll be able to lift the lid of the Vivigrow to see the roots.

    Liberating roots from soil in this way makes a big difference to plant health and productivity because wet soil contains very little air. The less air the roots can access the less water and nutrients they can absorb and provide to the rest of the plant. That’s why over-watering is the leading cause of greenhouse plant death and disappointing crops - hydroponic growing overcomes this problem.

    In the Vivigrow hydroponic system the planter’s air-inlet keeps the water aerated and the pump keeps a stream of water and nutrients moving over the roots, so you’re guaranteed bumper harvests.

    We’d say that’s pretty clever, but our mums told us not to boast!

    Because you won’t be using soil you’ll need the Nutrigrow plant feed that we include instead. The plant feed includes all of the elements that a plant needs for healthy growth.

    You’ll empty and refill the planter reservoir every 3 or 4 weeks, so no nutrient elements are ever too depleted or too concentrated. The feed will last a season and replacements are £14.99 for a two year supply (don’t forget, you will be saving on compost!).

    The power consumption of the Vivigrow is very low, it costs a few pennies per day to run and you’ll be more than repaid by the much larger harvests you’ll produce.

    Simpson’s Seeds use the Vivigrow and we’re proud that Matt Simpson said: “I get a much larger yield using the Vivigrow than growing in pots. I used to get blossom end rot on my tomatoes, but not anymore and my oldest one is 10 years old and still going strong!”

     

    Rockwool Cubes – The Perfect Growing Medium for the Vivigrow | Click Here To Buy

    Looking for a suitable growing medium for your Vivigrow? Our 3 inch Rockwool Cubes come with large holes and are ideal for use with this system.

    Once the roots begin to show on your seedlings or cuttings transplant them into your 3 inch rockwool cubes. Once your plants are established you should have abundant white roots on the outside of your rockwool cube before transplanting to your Vivigrow Planter.

    Always remove the Rockwool's plastic cover before planting into your Vivigrow and place the young plant through the pre-cut holes to rest on the tray.

     

    Not Sure?

    Taking the plunge into growing in water instead of soil can be a bit daunting, but it really is easy, if you have any questions why not give us a call on 0845 602 3774 or send us an email info@greenhousesensation.co.uk and we’ll be happy to help.

    Made in England by Greenhouse Sensation
    2 Year Guarantee

    "The same variety grown in compost look puny by comparison"  - Kitchen Garden Magazine

    *Special Price: Save Up To £23.99 on Vivigrow Bundles. Saving included in sale price. Save £10.89 on Vivigrow 3 Plant Bundles & £23.39 on Vivigrow 5 Plant Bundles.

    Ask us a question
  • Size
  • Choose either the 3 plant space or the 5 plant space planter.

    3 Plant Space Vivigrow Planter: L70cm x W39cm x H25cm - reservoir holds 20 litres
    5 Plant Space Vivigrow Planter: L115cm x W50cm x H25cm - reservoir holds 45 litres

    You can mix plants in the planter, which is a great idea because your plants will produce very large harvests.

    We love tomatoes and peppers, so our favourite combination is 1 x Tigerella tangy striped tomato, 1 x Gardener's Delight bite-sized tomato, 1 x Alicante medium full-flavoured tomato, 1 x Marconi sweet pepper, 1 x Sweet Banana sweet pepper.

    But you can mix any tall growing plants including courgettes, beans, cucumbers, chillies and of course tomatoes and peppers.

  • Reviews
  • Science
  • The Vivigrow hydroponic growing kit pumps a constant stream of water and nutrients over your plants’ roots. This encourages the plants to take up more water, nutrients and oxygen than if they were grown in a traditional container, the ground or a raised bed.

    The principle behind this planter is that improving uptake of water, nutrients and oxygen improves plant health and size of harvest. It achieves this in the following ways...

    1: Plant nutrients are dissolved in water rather than requiring the plant to extract them from soil. 

    2: Constant access to water and nutrients is provided so the plants are never lacking anything they need - whatever they don’t use drains back into the reservoir.

    3: The roots are left bare so they have excellent access to oxygen 

    Why not use soil?Soil is great for holding water until a plant is next fed and for providing nutrients. On the negative side, plants have to work hard to extract nutrients from soil and these nutrients can become depleted or concentrated. Soil also restricts access to oxygen because it becomes compacted when water is added. By dissolving a complete feed in water and pumping this to the roots constantly we are able to ensure the plants can always access what they need without having to restrict the roots in soil.

    Behind the science - Greenhouse Sensation & Hydroponics
    The Vivigrow is a ‘hydroponic’ growing technique. John Molyneux, our founder and former Chairman, was one of the pioneers of hydroponics and hydroponic growing. He was studying roots for a plant biology PhD project in the 1970s when it occurred to him that hydroponics, which was and still is used by commercial growers because it produces much improved yields, could be adapted for home-greenhouse use.

    He designed a hydroponic growing kit that would provide all the benefits of hydroponics on a smaller scale, bought a workshop in which to make the planters and the rest, as they say, is history. The first hydroponic planter John designed was what is now the Vivigrow, originally launched in 1976, it is essentially the same now as it was then, great design stands the test of time. 

    Our product range has expanded, our planters are now sold all over the world, the factory is bigger and we are a larger team, but the principle of using horticultural expertise to develop products that help anyone to grow better plants is still the same. We still manufacture our planters in Lancashire and our team continues to develop our products and conduct extensive trials.

    John’s book ‘A Practical Guide to NFT’ has been reprinted 5 times, the late BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Geoff Hamilton was so impressed by John’s book and NFT planter that he contributed the Introduction to the book and commented: The most comprehensive book yet written on NFT for all. Here is all you need to know about a method of growing that is not only highly productive, but a lot of fun too. I can thoroughly recommend it.” 

  • Contents
  • What You Will Receive

    ViviGrow Bundle Kit
    - ViviGrow planter for 3 plants or ViviGrow planter for 5 plants 

    Support Frame and Roller Hooks

    - Cube Caps (3 Pack or 5 Pack)

    - Reservoir Heater 

    - Nutrigrow Plant Food

  • Replenishments
  • Video
  • Delivery
  • UK Delivery

    The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
    98% of our orders are delivered 2 workings days after the order is placed.
    When your order is dispatched you will receive an email confirming the delivery date and a one hour delivery time slot (except for FeederMats, Nutrigrow replenishments, vouchers and seeds which are sent by Royal Mail) 

    UK Mainland Standard Delivery: £4.95*

    UK Mainland Replenishment Delivery (FeederMats, Nutrigrow refills): £2.95*

    For orders outside of the UK please click HERE:
    If Out

    You can add 'If Out' delivery instructions (e.g. leave in the garage) when you place your order. If you are not in and have not provided 'If Out' instructions the driver will leave a card with instructions of how to arrange re-delivery or collection from your local depot.

    Returns

    If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, email info@greenhousesensation.co.uk and we will provide instructions on how to return the goods. They must be returned in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund. (excluding the original delivery charge). If an item is damaged / faulty please notify us within 30 days.

    N:B Definition of UK Mainland
    UK Mainland is defined as postcodes on mainland England, Wales and Scotland excluding the following postcodes.
    AB31-38, AB40-56, IV1-28 , IV30-32, IV36-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-70, PH4-44, and PH49-50. 

    Delivery to the above postcodes incurs a surcharge, which will be displayed when you enter your postcode. 

    *We are charged a minimum of £15 for delivery to the above postcodes, Islands and Ireland and we cap our charge to those areas at £15

     

     

     

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Customer Reviews

Wonderful piece of equipment Review by Peter Lotarius
Quality
Wonderful piece of equipment. Couldn't wait to assemble it. Results already showing after only 2 weeks. Should have bought one before. A little pricey but you get what you pay for. (Posted on 12/02/2019)
Long Lasting Quality Review by Tony
Quality
I bought one of these back in 2008 when it was called the GS 100+ and can honestly say that it has worked flawlessly every year since. The only minor flaw I've had is the plastic hinge on the reservoir lid parted company, but it's easy enough to just lay it on instead.
During the past 7 years I've had bumper crops of Tomatoes, Peppers, Calabrese and Lettuce and of course has allowed me to go away on holidays, leaving it to look after itself.
I would highly recommend it to everyone. (Posted on 06/01/2016)
I'm a convert Review by Mark
Quality
It's still less than one month now since panting out in my quadgrow and NFT system. The results to date have been amazing in terms of the plants really establishing a strong vegetative system. I have never seen as thick a stem as on both the NFT and Quadgrow.
Very little difference between the two currently. Also chillies doing well in the Chilligrow system.

I am going to try to send you some pics. I have taken 3/4 pics every week inc the start date on the 7th April. I cant think of a better way of selling than by showing the transformation in less than one month. (Posted on 07/12/2015)
Greenhouse sensation - fantastic company Review by mrs smith
Quality
Have bought several items - including their Vivigrow propagator. I have been totally delighted with it. Customer service is second to none , I rang with a query and got through easily to a very helpful person who sorted me out in no time. I love this company, and it is my first choice when I need something for my growing projects. (Posted on 07/12/2015)
Chillies have gone absolutely mental this year Review by Mat Ward
Quality
I just wanted to let you know how incredible the Vivigrow is. My Carolina Reaper and Trinidad Scorpion chillies have gone absolutely mental this year. 8 foot high with hundreds of large pods. (Posted on 23/09/2014)
My fatalii has gone mental! Lol Review by Luke Beard
Quality
I had one 5 plant vivigrow this year along side trying out several other types of hydro. Next season I plan to run 4 or 6, 5 plant vivigrows. I was sold on the fact they don't need grow media such as clay balls or choir, just a spreader mat, meaning less outlay each season, and easier to maintain. Good yields from this system as well! My fatalii has gone mental! Lol (Posted on 18/09/2014)

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Customer Reviews

Wonderful piece of equipment Review by Peter Lotarius
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Wonderful piece of equipment. Couldn't wait to assemble it. Results already showing after only 2 weeks. Should have bought one before. A little pricey but you get what you pay for. (Posted on 12/02/2019)
Long Lasting Quality Review by Tony
Quality
I bought one of these back in 2008 when it was called the GS 100+ and can honestly say that it has worked flawlessly every year since. The only minor flaw I've had is the plastic hinge on the reservoir lid parted company, but it's easy enough to just lay it on instead.
During the past 7 years I've had bumper crops of Tomatoes, Peppers, Calabrese and Lettuce and of course has allowed me to go away on holidays, leaving it to look after itself.
I would highly recommend it to everyone. (Posted on 06/01/2016)
I'm a convert Review by Mark
Quality
It's still less than one month now since panting out in my quadgrow and NFT system. The results to date have been amazing in terms of the plants really establishing a strong vegetative system. I have never seen as thick a stem as on both the NFT and Quadgrow.
Very little difference between the two currently. Also chillies doing well in the Chilligrow system.

I am going to try to send you some pics. I have taken 3/4 pics every week inc the start date on the 7th April. I cant think of a better way of selling than by showing the transformation in less than one month. (Posted on 07/12/2015)

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