(NOTE: The Following article appeared in The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday, September 3)
Earth Starter is having the sort of year startups dream of.
The company, founded by University of Maryland graduates, sells a kit designed to make gardening easy in small spaces. You lay the 4-by-6-foot mat on your plot of dirt, push the provided seed balls through the mat's holes and water them with the included drip irrigation system.
Since Jan. 1:
•The mats came to market — for sale online, up to $80.