Monthly Archives: October 2015

What Should I Buy A Tower Garden by Backyard Tower Garden

How to Ensure Your Indoor Tower Garden Is a Success

Here is a blog post from the Juice Plus Company Tower Garden blog. Just click here to read “How to Ensure Your Indoor Tower Garden Is a Success”. 

Photo of two Tower Gardens inside a house.

Two Tower Gardens growing inside while the ground is covered with snow outside.

To learn more about the Tower Garden Aeroponic growing system just CLICK HERE.

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Tower Garden Cookbook

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How to Ensure Your Indoor Tower Garden Is a Success

Additional blog posts that you may find useful:

Tower Garden Grew Amazing Long Chard Plants

Aeroponic Gardening 5 Research Backed Benefits

Tower Garden Grew Amazing Long Chard Plants

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Growing Herbs In A Vertical Garden Is Easy

Growing Herbs In A Vertical Garden is Easy blog post updated July 2018.

The most frequent question I’m asked is “Can I grow herbs in a vertical garden? ”  The answer is, “Yes, lots of them!” I love my vertical gardens and I do grow herbs in them.  Click here to learn more about  Vertical Gardening.

Just imagine walking just a short distance from your kitchen to harvest fresh, living produce for your meals – no matter the season.

I have been growing my own herbs in a vertical garden both indoors and outdoors for five years now.

Yes you can grow herbs in a Vertical Garden.

Yes you can grow herbs in a Vertical Garden.

Growing Herbs – 15 Excellent Herbs to Grow Indoors or Out

video here

Basil

Commonly used to make pesto, this herb’s sweet and spicy flavor complements a range of dishes, from Italian pastas to Thai curries. Basil also reduces inflammation and supports the digestive system.

Chamomile

This herb is often brewed as a tea. It has a calming effect and can even diminish feelings of depression and anxiety. Chamomile also settles upset stomachs!

Chives

Related to onions and garlic, chives add a delicate onion-like flavor to everything from omelets to potato salad. Since it’s most delicious when used fresh, its a great herb to your yourself.

Cilantro

Cilantro tends to have a polarizing effect, either you like or you don’t. But for its fans, this herb is a delicious addition to spicy foods. (Think salsas and stir-fries.) It may help inhibit blood vessel damage and support digestive health.

Dill

With a butter flavor, dill elevates fish and egg dishes. Is Dill good for you? Its antioxidant count rivals superfoods such as kale and pomegranates. This herb also supports digestive health.

Lavender

Lavender has calming properties and is good for your skin. It’s often used to make teas and essentials oils, but you can add it to salads and other dishes also.

Lemongrass

Offering digestive tract support and anti-inflammatory benefits, you can use lemongrass to make a restorative tea or a satisfying soup.

Marjoram

This close cousin of oregano is typically used to add light, zesty flavors to meat or potato dishes. It also has digestive and antiseptic benefits.

Mint

Peppermint, spearmint, lemon balm, catnip – virtually all plants in the mint family flourish indoors. Whether you use it to brew tea or top off a cocktail, mint adds an unmistakable flair. Regularly consuming mint may guard against Alzheimer’s and other age-related diseases. It also helps with bad breath.

Oregano

This herb is reportedly good for keeping your cholesterol in check. It is a staple in pasta sauces and as a pizza topping.

Parsley

More than just a garnish, parsley can add interest to a variety of dishes from salads to pastas to soups. It’s also a strong antioxidant.

Rosemary

With a minty, pine-like aroma, rosemary adds depth to chicken, bread, and potatoes. Steep it in hot water for a healing tea that eases inflammation and promotes brain function.

Sage

Though it’s most famous in Thanksgiving dishes, sage can be used for so much more. Try adding it to potatoes or quinoa to enjoy it s throat, skin, and hair health benefits.

Stevia

This is the healthy alternative to sugar. Stevia is a surprisingly sweet herb that pairs well with beverages, fruit, and many other foods.

Thyme

Add this potent herb to vegetable and grain dishes, and you’ll never want to go without it again! Containing antibacterial properties, thyme is useful for treating winter colds.

Enjoy growing herbs in your vertical garden. If you follow these guidelines you’ll likely be inundated with fresh produce very soon.  Enjoy your harvest even more with this free cookbook.

Vertical Garden Cookbook

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Vertical Garden

Related posts that you may find helpful:

Vertical Garden Strawberries are the best ever

Vertical Garden is a Lettuce Growing Machine

Healthy Living Positive Effects of Fruits and Vegetables

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My Great Big Aeomeum Succulent Plants

My Aeomeum Succulent plants are so big and attractive. They always are a subject of conversation to with anyone who visits my garden. I just love them, they are so attractive. Watch the video to learn more about them. I also offer gardening coaching classes. Use the contact form to inquire.

Aeomeum Succulent

Aeonium Succulent

Tower Garden Cookbook

Tower Garden

 

Tower Garden Lessons Learned

Related posts that you may find of use:

How to Plan Your Perfect Tower Garden

Tower Garden Grew Amazing Long Chard Plants

Tower Garden Ripe Strawberries in 75 Days!

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Tower Garden Urban Vertical Gardening

End of the Growing Season

It is October 11, 2015 and this years growing season is coming to an end. This Tower Garden is still producing strawberries and will continue to do so until the first heavy frost. We have just harvested the last of the beans and still have a crop of Swiss Chard growing. Watch the video and comment.

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Tower Garden Cookbook

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How to Ensure Your Indoor Tower Garden Is a Success

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