After years of pondering the AeroGarden system, I received one for a holiday gift last month. I have the classic design LED seven pod AeroGarden Extra. I set it up with the basic herb seed pack. Within two weeks, I had growth across all seven seed pods. It is just as simple as the advertising suggests.
I would recommend carefully considering placement of this indoor garden in your home. The bright lights can disrupt your sleep if it is not strategically placed. I have mine set up in an old desktop computer cabinet which can be closed up.
I will not be giving up my outdoor garden any time soon but I am looking forward to easily grabbing a handful of herbs as needed without having to venture out into the cold or rain. I will keep you informed when I move beyond herbs and into vegetables. As of right now, this is a highly recommended product that is performing as advertised.