SOURCE: AeroGrow International, Inc.

August 28, 2007 14:49 ET

AeroGrow Wins Innovation Award as Top Consumer Product Company

Annual Award Honors Boulder County's Top Innovators; Past Winners Include Crocs, IZZE Beverage, StorageTek, Pharmaca, Noodles & Company and GoLite

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - August 28, 2007) - AeroGrow International, Inc. (NASDAQ: AERO) ("AeroGrow" or the "Company"), makers of the AeroGarden® kitchen garden appliance, today announced that they had received an IQ Award for Consumer Products at the Boulder County Business Report's annual "IQ Awards Ceremony" on August 15, 2007. Results were printed in the August 17 edition of the Boulder County Business Report.

"Boulder County has been a hotbed of innovation for decades, but that has really accelerated in the last few years," said Michael Bissonnette, founder and CEO of AeroGrow. "Recent consumer product winners like Crocs, Pharmaca, IZZE and Noodles & Company really speak to the magnitude of innovation happening here, and to the national and international success that's been achieved by companies that get their start in the Boulder County area. We're privileged to be on that list."

The Boulder County Business Report, founded in 1982, provides in-depth business news focused on the fast-growing areas of Boulder and Broomfield Counties and the U.S. 36 corridor.

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 and/or the Company, 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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