Renaissance Marquis Retirement Village Residents Garden without Dirt

3 vertical, aeroponic tower gardens use only water and nutrients, not dirt

10 JUNE 2016, ROME, GA
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ROME, Ga. (June 10, 2016) – Renaissance Marquis residents have kicked off the summer tending to their vertical, aeroponic tower gardens by Juice Plus+®.

ROME, Ga. (June 10, 2016) – Renaissance Marquis residents have kicked off the summer tending to their vertical, aeroponic tower gardens by Juice Plus+®.

Using three tower gardens that use only water and nutrients rather than dirt, residents are experimenting with growing up to 20 different herbs, plants, flowers, vegetables, or fruit. Renaissance Marquis residents are currently producing sunflowers, peas, cucumbers, green beans, and more.

“It is a miracle to be able to grow vegetables without planting them in the ground. It is so relaxing to hear the water running while watching them grow,” Renita Carnes, executive director of Renaissance Marquis, said.

“The residents are constantly tending to our tower gardens. It’s been such a fun experience for the residents to get outside and spend time in our relaxing courtyards as they watch the plants grow and produce. They have already eaten some of its veggies and love how fresh they are!” Carnes said.

“Many people in this generation grew up tending their gardens every day. Having the tower garden gives them something to do and something to look forward to. It is very therapeutic for all of us,” Carnes said.

“We are thrilled to provide another life enrichment opportunity for our residents at Renaissance Marquis. This unique aeroponic garden grows without soil, so the residents find it very intriguing, fun and enjoyable! They are looking forward for the next harvest, so they can eat the food it provides,” Bryan Cook, chief operating officer at Legacy Senior Living, Management Company of Renaissance Marquis, said.

About Renaissance Marquis

Situated on 11 beautiful acres at 3126 Cedartown Hwy SW, Renaissance Marquis is an assisted living and personal care home in Rome, Ga., that offers independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is conveniently accessible to all points in Northwest Georgia, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at renaissancemarquis.com or by calling (706) 295-0014.

Renaissance Marquis is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacysl.net.
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"Many people in this generation grew up tending their gardens every day. Having the tower garden gives them something to do and something to look forward to. It is very therapeutic for all of us." Renita Carnes, executive director of Renaissance Marquis
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About Renaissance Marquis - Rome, GA

Situated on 11 beautiful acres at 3126 Cedartown Hwy SW, Renaissance Marquis is an assisted living and personal care home in Rome, Ga., that offers independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is conveniently accessible to all points in Northwest Georgia, is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at renaissancemarquis.com or by calling (706) 295-0014.

Renaissance Marquis is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, LLC, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacyss.com.

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