WWMT - wwmt.com - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. NASA hoping to grow plants on the moon(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There could be plants growing on the moon as soon as 2015.NASA and plant scientists will try to grow basil and turnips in a first attempt to colonize the lunar rock.The seeds won't be planted directly into the moon's surface, though. They'll be in a sealed growth chamber with enough air and water to support 5 to 10 days of growth.