SOURCE: AeroGrow International, Inc.

March 12, 2007 09:15 ET

AeroGrow Unveils 12 New Products to National Retailers and Catalogers at the International Housewares Show in Chicago, March 11-13

The New AeroGarden Pro-100 With Adaptive Growth Intelligence™

Nine New Seed Kits

BOULDER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 12, 2007 -- AeroGrow International, Inc. (OTCBB: AGWI) ("AeroGrow"), makers of the AeroGarden™ kitchen garden appliance, announced today that it is unveiling 12 new products to the retail industry at the International Home & Housewares Show in Chicago on March 11-13, 2007 (booth L12357).

The International Home & Housewares Show is the largest housewares and culinary show in the United States and one of the largest industry trade shows in the world, showcasing thousands of new products and designs from more than 2,000 exhibitors including industry giants like KitchenAid, Hamilton Beach, Bissell, Cuisinart and more.

"We're dedicated to offering consumers the widest possible choices for countertop gardening of the freshest, most flavorful produce, simply and easily, right at the consumers' fingertips," said Michael Bissonnette, Founder and CEO of AeroGrow. "The introduction of so many new seed kits and accessories offers an amazing choice to consumers when deciding which homegrown food to enjoy next. The consumer demand for new seed kits demonstrates the acceptance of the AeroGarden appliance and countertop gardening not only as a new product category, but possibly as an entirely new industry."

The new product offerings being introduced to retailers for the first time are:

The New AeroGarden Pro-100

The AeroGarden Pro-100 has stainless steel trim and Adaptive Growth Intelligence that automatically adjusts the water, nutrients and lights for each plant type at three specific stages of growth, from germination, to initial growth, to advanced growth. The Pro-100 also includes the Grow Light Replacement Reminder system and the Super Grow 24-hour light cycle.

Nine New Plug & Grow™ Seed and Plant Kits

--  The Salsa Garden, which grows cherry tomatoes and zesty jalapeños for
    fresh salsa and sauces.
--  The Holiday Herb Kit, which supplies all the herbs you need to "Season
    the Holidays," including parsley, sage, oregano and thyme.
--  The Salad Bar Series with four new seed kits that offer fresh gardens
    of tasty mixed salad greens, including Romaine, Arugula, Baby Greens and
    Mesclun Mix. Consumers can enjoy ongoing harvests of their favorite
    varieties or mix and match two or more to create a custom salad mix.
--  The Herb and Salad Chef Packs with 14 "mix 'n match" seed pods for
    creating customized culinary gardens. Consumers can choose from 14
    varieties of herbs in the two-season Herb Chef Pack or grow more than 20
    varieties of salad greens in the two-season Salad Chef Pack, including
    arugula, baby greens, romaine, mesclun and butter lettuces.
--  The Strawberry Patch™, a plant kit that grows ripe, delicious
    strawberries year-round in the AeroGarden.
In addition, AeroGrow will be introducing accessories which complement the AeroGarden system including:
--   The Herb 'n Serve™ Fresh Salad Dressing and Marinade Maker, which
     allows consumers to add fresh herbs from the AeroGarden to oil and vinegar,
     and create fresh herb vinaigrettes and marinades at the touch of a button.

--   The Wall Garden shelving systems, with both one-shelf and three-shelf
     models, that enable consumers to grow up to three AeroGardens vertically on
     a wall.
The new seed kits and accessories join AeroGrow's existing nine seed kits offered to consumers, including: Cherry Tomatoes, Gourmet Herb, Salad Greens, Chili Pepper, Cascading Petunias, International Basil, Japanese Herb, Italian Herb and French Herb.

About AeroGrow International, Inc.

Founded in 2002 in Boulder, Colorado, AeroGrow International, Inc. is dedicated to the research, development and marketing of the AeroGarden™, the world's first kitchen garden appliance. The AeroGarden features NASA-proven, dirt-free aeroponic technology, allowing anyone to grow farmer's market fresh herbs, salad greens, tomatoes, chili peppers, strawberries and more, indoors, year- round, so simply and easily that no green thumb is required. See


"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements by Michael Bissonnette, statements regarding growth of the AeroGarden product line, optimism related to the business, expanding sales and other statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company's business. Words such as expects, anticipates, intends, plans, believes, sees, estimates and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward- looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results could vary materially from the description contained herein due to many factors including continued market acceptance of the Company's products or the need to raise additional capital. In addition, actual results could vary materially based on changes or slower growth in the kitchen garden appliance market; the potential inability to realize expected benefits and synergies; domestic and international business and economic conditions; changes in customer demand or ordering patterns; changes in the competitive environment including pricing pressures or technological changes; technological advances; shortages of manufacturing capacity; future production variables impacting excess inventory and other risk factors listed from time to time in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings under "risk factors" and elsewhere. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they are made, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release.

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