Hand Pollinate Tomatoes, Zucchini and other plants in Vertical Garden

Hand Pollinate Tomatoes, Zucchini and other plants in Vertical Garden

Are your zucchini or tomatoe plants growing like crazy in your Vertical Garden? Do they have had lots of flowers but are giving little or no fruit? If you are experiencing this, it could be caused by a lack of pollination due to the decline of the native bee population. Today more gardeners have to manually pollinate ...

Planting seeds for your Tower Garden

You just purchased your Tower Garden from my website and it is now time to plant some seeds in the rock wool cubes and begin vertical vegetable gardening in your aeroponic gardening system. Watch the video below for step by step instructions. To order supplies for your Tower Garden click here now. You can contact me to answer ...

Vertical Garden Ripe Strawberries in 75 Days!

These strawberries were just tiny plant starts when planted in my Tower Garden Vertical Garden the middle of March. Now it’s Memorial Day weekend and I am picking ripe strawberries from my Tower Garden. All in just two and a half months! My strawberries  in traditional soil beds still have green strawberries that show no sign ...
Vertical Garden Spring Strawberry Crop

Vertical Garden Spring Strawberry Crop

Being an urban gardener with a small backyard I am always looking for urban gardening ideas. I realized the best way to use my limited space to grow vegetables was vertical gardening. I am using Tower Garden by Juice Plus to increase my crop yield.  Last year I planted my first vertical strawberry garden in one ...
Christmas Cactus Vacation

Christmas Cactus Vacation

It’s time to put our Christmas Cactus outside! They love to get the extra sunshine and fresh air.  Some words of caution: Bring your cactus back inside if there is a possibility of frost during the night. Begin by putting your cactus in some partial shade and totally avoid direct sunshine for a couple of ...
How to Plan Your Perfect Tower Garden

How to Plan Your Perfect Tower Garden

Spring is in the air! Here in the Pacific Northwest the plum and cherry trees blossoms have come and for the most part are already gone, being replaced with new leaf growth. Now is the time to begin to plan what you are going to be growing this year in your Tower Gardens. There are ...
Tower Garden Seedling Farms

Tower Garden Seedling Farms

If you are looking for the most convenient way to start your Tower Garden, seedlings are the way to go. I have not purchased Tower Garden seedlings from all of these providers. I have purchased from two of them. So I can’t offer any personal commentary on most of the following list. Their are several ...

Gardening Heirloom Seeds vs Hybrid Seeds

Those who have been in the gardening scene for a while may have become aware of the growing battle between the use of heirloom, hybrid, and GMO seeds. Recently, there have been arguments over the implications of using these different types of seeds but a lot of misunderstanding has occurred as people aren’t too familiar ...
Healthy Living Linda’s Fresh Kale Salad

Healthy Living Linda’s Fresh Kale Salad

Fresh kale is a bit difficult to chew sufficiently so that our stomachs can digest it and get the full benefit. My recipe tells how to overcome this objection. All ingredients are approximate. Two cups of packed fresh kale. I like to mix varieties and use the youngest leaves possible. Tear the leaves in to ...