Homemade sauerkraut is incredibly easy to make. All you really need is fresh cabbage, salt, and patience. There are many ways of making it. My favorite is in an old fashion crock. After letting it naturally ferment, I store it in pint or half mint jars in the refrigerator. I put a small section of […]
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Today is Earth Day. Now is the time to reflect on the planet we live on! What can we do to be better stewards of our earth? Let’s discuss better vegetable farming methods that use less water, less space, and natural, mineral-based plant food. You can easily accomplish this with hydroponic vertical gardening. We own four Tower […]
I have been saving seeds from my garden plants for many years. I harvest the seeds and dry them on a plate in my kitchen. If you are growing heirloom vegetables, definitely save them! However, if you are using a hybrid vegetable seed, you may not get the same quality or even the same plant […]
Why do I love vertical gardening?Could it be because it is so easy? I can plant 20 vegetable plants in the area that I can spin a yardstick in. Never have to get down on my hands and knees. Never need to weed. Don’t have to drag the hose out and put it away to […]
Have you struggled to remove the netty pot from your vertical garden to harvest a head of lettuce for example? I know that I have. Harvesting “living” produce with the roots still attached is one of the benefits of hydroponic vertical gardening. Now their is a product that will make it easier for you to […]
Our indoor vertical gardening system has given us produce ready to harvest in just 4 weeks from the time we planted the seedlings into it.
Vertical Garden Green Algae Growth You have had your vertical garden in production for several months. As you harvest your produce the’re now some empty, open ports where you removed the plants from the tower. You begin to notice over time a green slime forming around these empty ports. This green slime is algae. Algae […]
Aeroponic Vertical Gardening success depends on two things, water and air. You take your glass and put it under your kitchen sink faucet and turn it on. A stream of clear, cool water fills your glass, you raise it to your lips and drink a big, satisfying gulp. Refreshing for you…but your plants may disagree. […]
Using Microgreens Turns An Everyday Mom Into A Chef! Have you noticed when you have a meal in an upscale restaurant how signature dishes are topped with miniature, multi-colored leaves? Now microgreens are becoming a familiar ingredient in home kitchens, too. And for good reasons. Microgreens add great color and great flavor to salads. They are […]