Author Archives: Scott Kellogg

Tower Tip: Initial Setup

Tower Tips: Intitial Setup
Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she sets up a new tower. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on April 22, 2018. Flip the base upside down Insert feet into the holes all the way to lip Turn it right-side up Insert semicircle, “fully […]

Tower Tip: Accessible Gardening

Tower Tip: Accessible Gardening
Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she shares her accessible gardening experiences. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on April 7, 2018. Kristi was born with scoliosis and spina bifida. In order garden more easily, she uses a rolling chair when her back pain […]

Tower Tip: Planting

Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to plant a tower. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on April 1, 2018. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips for Planting a Tower: Put tallest plants on top of tower including carrots and beets in top […]

Tower Tip: Thinning Seeds

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Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to thin tomato seeds. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on March 24, 2018. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips for Thinning Tomato Seeds: Transplant tomatoes when they get true leaves Thin or trim seedlings with small […]

Tower Tip: Starting Tomato Seeds

Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to start tomato seeds. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on March 18, 2018. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips for Starting Tomato Seeds: Start your seeds 4-6 weeks before your last frost date. Make sure you […]

Starting and Growing Tomatoes

Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

With so many tomato varieties and uses in the kitchen, it’s no wonder tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables to grow at home! Choosing Tomato Varieties Tomatoes are grouped into types according to growth habit and production. Determinate types grow in a compact, bush form, requiring little or no staking. Fruit is produced […]

Starting and Growing Peppers

Peppers in Tower
Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Peppers come in a multitude of varieties and, once you get them started, are easy to maintain and grow. While we have some general information on seed starting indoors, we thought it would be helpful to give you additional information on sowing and growing peppers. When to Sow Inside Start peppers indoors 8-10 weeks before the […]

What Is My Last Frost Date

This plant is catching a bit of frost.
Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

How Frost Dates Are Determined The chart below shows the average dates for the last spring frost and the first fall/winter frost dates for each USDA Hardiness Zone. These dates are typically defined by the day where there’s a 50% chance of being frost-free. If you want to ensure the safety of your plants, you […]

Starting Seeds Indoors

Seedlings are fun to grow!
Garden Tower Project > Articles by: Scott Kellogg

Gardening from seed has several benefits. There are more varieties available to you, you know what’s going into your food and flowers because you are growing them, and you’ll save money by purchasing seeds rather than plants. But I caution you, it can get addictive! Starting seeds is simple and very rewarding. It is easy […]