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Harvesting Lettuce from your Vertical Garden

Photo of head of lettuce growing in Tower Garden.

Fresh lettuce growing on our Vertical Garden last winter.

Our  vertical garden is full of fresh produce ready to harvest! We will be harvesting and replanting our second crop for this growing season. Linda and I have been eating from our vertical gardens for several months now. Going out daily and picking fresh greens to make our morning Green Shake or for fresh salads. We have kale , collard, and chard  and   a variety of lettuce plants that we have been eating from since December! It is now the last week of June and the heat is beginning to make the lettuce and chard bolt and the collard leaves too tough. So it’s time to replace them with new starts. Seven months of eating from each plant. That’s remarkable! Continue reading

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Aphids on my Tower Garden Eggplants

Aphids on my Vertical Garden Eggplants

Revised June 8, 2018. Additional content added.

I found aphids on the eggplants in my vertical garden. I had been busy with marketing events and not paying close attention to my vertical  gardens. Watch the video below and learn how  I declared war aphids and got them off my eggplants.

You can make your own all natural garden pesticide and fungicide using essential oils.

  • 32 ounces of water
  • 10 drops sweet orange essential oil
  • 10 drops cedarwood essential oil
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil

Mix essential oil into the water. Pour into a sprayer and spray your plant leaves.

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Keeping Tower Garden cool in summer heat

Keeping Vertical Garden Cool in Summer Heat

Here are some tips on how you can keep your Vertical Garden cool in the summer heat.

Keeping Tower Garden cool in summer heat

Raise your Vertical Garden off the ground.

Keeping Tower Garden cool in summer heat

Vertical Garden Dolly lifting the reservoir off the hard, hot surface.

By lifting your Tower Garden off the ground you reduce the transfer of heat from the ground, or any other surface, into the reservoir. The Vertical Garden Dolly not only raises the reservoir off the ground, but also allows you to easily move it.

Add frozen water bottles to the water reservoir.

Any temperature of 85 degrees or above will put your vertical garden’s plants into distress. When experiencing high temperatures you can lower Continue reading

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Earth Day 2016

Today is Earth Day. Today is the day we celebrate our relationship with Mother Earth. Today we live in a world that is full of toxins. They are created by today’s high tech society and its dependence on chemicals. In our daily activates we are using products that are chemical based. These chemicals are in the air, in the water, in the soil, in our food, in nearly everything product or tool that we use.

More than ever it is important for us to eat a healthy diet of fresh fruits and vegetables. Buying organic is so important. It is the way that you will get the least amount of toxins into your body from your food. You can help yourself to become healthier by growing your own food in an aeroponic growing system that has no soil and uses a all natural plant food that consists of natural earth minerals and elements. Continue reading

Starting Seeds Indoors for Spring Planting

Starting Seeds Indoors for Spring Planting

 

It’s spring and it’s time to begin starting seeds indoors. Spring is here! Some of the birds have returned with their courting songs.  As the days get longer we feel the warmth of the sun on our faces. The tulips are up, the tress are budding.

But the reality is for most of us that we have a another month or more of frosts before its officially time to enjoy gardening outdoors again.

Luckily, you can get a taste of spring by starting your garden now. In fact you should start your garden now, because an earlier start means an earlier harvest!

I just lamented that it’s not time yet to start gardening. Then I encouraged you to start your garden?

Confused? Continue reading

Aeroponic Gardening 5 Research Backed Benefits

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Aeroponic Gardening

Aeroponic Gardening is now available to the average gardener. It is no longer only for commercial use. The introduction of the Vertical Garden Growing System has made gardening practical for those with little or no land to garden. Today even if you live in an apartment building with only a balcony on an upper floor you can still garden.

There are many compelling reasons to grow your own food. Quality of the food, fun of gardening, growing organic….the list goes on. So it’s really no surprise that more than 1 in every 3 (approximately 42 million) American households have gardens. Continue reading

This Christmas give the gift of good health with a Vertical Garden

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Vertical Garden Growing System

Give the Christmas Gift of Good Health this year with the Tower Garden Growing System. This Vertical Garden Growing System comes with everything you need to start growing vegetables, herbs, and fruits at home—including our specially formulated plant food and gourmet seeds. This aeroponic 5-feet-tall vertical garden allows you to grow up to 20 plants in less time than it takes in soil.

The complete Growing System includes:

  • Tower Garden vertical aeroponic garden
  • Seeds for growing gourmet lettuce, cherry tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, basil, and cucumber
  • Seed starter enviro-dome
  • 20 rock wool seed starter cubes and net pots
  • Pump, timer and drain tube
  • Tower Tolnic Mineral Blend plant food (1 qt each)
  • pH test kit and 1 bottle each of pH+ and pH-
  • Measuring cup

Vertical Garden Growing System

Product Benefits

  • Soil-free system means there is no weeding, tilling, kneeling, or getting dirty
  • No gardening experience is necessary
  • Fits easily on urban patios, decks, porches, balconies, terraces, or rooftop gardens
  • Grows many fruits and almost any vegetable, herb, or flower
  • Purchase an extension kit and grow up to 28 plants in one Tower
  • Uses as little as 10% of traditional growing nutrients & water
  • Yields up to 30% more produce on average compared to traditional gardening methods.
  • Can produce crops in less time than it takes to grow in soil
  • Made from USDA-approved, UV-stabilized, food-grade plastic

You can purchase Tower Garden with an interest free 12 payment plan. CLICK HER FOR DETAILS. 

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