Hardening Off Seedlings

Hardening Off Seedlings

If you’re like me, you’ll eagerly await the day you can transplant your seedlings that you have started in your Seedling Starter Kit outdoors. But for best results, you should introduce your plants to the outside world gradually. This is a process called “hardening off seedlings.” When you start seedlings indoors, they know only the ...
Vertical Garden Mistakes and Lessons Learned

Vertical Garden Mistakes and Lessons Learned

We went out into our garden to check our Vertical Garden on the hottest day of the year so far. The outside temperature was over 80 degrees to find our Vertical Garden plants were all wilted and drooping! All the months of growing these vegetables and they now looked like they were dead! Vertical Garden Mistakes and ...
I Almost Killed My Vertical Garden!

I Almost Killed My Vertical Garden!

Content updated May 30, 2018 I went outside to pick some collard greens off one of my vertical gardens. To my shock and horror all the plants where drooping and wilted.  I thought it was out of water. Took the cover off and looked inside. I had water, a bit low but still plenty. What ...
Hula Hoop Vertical Garden Tomato Cage

Hula Hoop Vertical Garden Tomato Cage

What do you do when you need a tomato cage for your Vertical Garden and just can’t afford to purchase one? You become resourceful and creative. That is what Vanessa Salazar did. She needed a tomato cage, right now, for her plants. She did not have the funds at that time to purchase a new ...

5 Ways to Keep Your Vertical Garden Alive While on Vacation

It is that time of year when many of us are concerned how we are going to keep our Vertical Garden alive while we are on vacation. Grow a vertical garden that will water itself Tower Garden’s 20 gallon capacity reservoir combined with aeroponic technology that requires as little as 10% of the water of traditional growing ...

Harvesting Lettuce from your Vertical Garden

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 ...
Aphids on my Vertical 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 ...
Keeping Vertical Garden Cool in Summer Heat

Keeping Vertical Garden Cool in Summer Heat

Have you experienced the effects of the hot summer weather on your vertical garden? With temps the past few days being in the 100°F your plants may become stressed.  In fact, extremely high temperatures can cause heat stress, which may: Encourage plants to bolt or simply go dormant. In either case, the plants stop growing. ...
Is Tower Tonic Mineral Blend Organic?

Is Tower Tonic Mineral Blend Organic?

Is Tower Tonic Mineral Blend Organic? That is a great question. Dr. Carlos Madero, Ph.D. examines the Tower Tonic blend scientifically and gives you the facts. Just tap the Tower Tonic bottles below to read his findings. If you found this post to be a value please share with your friends on Facebook. ...
Earth Day 2016

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 ...
Avoiding Transplant Shock in Seedlings

Avoiding Transplant Shock in Seedlings

This is my innovative way of avoiding transplant shock in my seedling starter plants. After a week of increasing sun exposure by placing them outside in their propagation trays for increased periods each day. I planted my seedlings into the soil today. The the weather now is a bit cooler and a bit overcast. Tomorrow should ...
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 ...