Starting and Growing Beets

Beets
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Join the beet renaissance! As the popularity of growing beets increases, root vegetables are experiencing a culinary renaissance. Beets come in a variety of colors, shapes, and textures. All are highly nutritious, including significant amounts of fiber, potassium, folic acid, and vitamin C. Betalains are powerful antioxidants that give red beets their distinctive hue and […]

Starting and Growing Cucumbers

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Get ready salads, homegrown cukes are on the way! Homegrown cucumbers have thin, tender skin that you usually won’t need to peel. Cucumbers plants are fast-growing. This cool, summer, salad “must” is very easy to grow, and there is a cucumber variety to fit everyone’s preference. General Information Cucumbers can be classified into two categories: […]

Start Growing Your Seeds Indoors Now!

These seedlings are ready for transplant.
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Watch the video below for important tips on getting started with tomato seeds. Garden Tower is bringing you weekly Facebook Live videos on how to start and maintain your garden this year. In case you missed it, watch the video below where Kristi gives us important tips on starting tomato seeds. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips […]

8 Hot Tower Tips

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Hey, folks, I’m a long-time Garden Tower 2™ Organic Container Ecosystem user. While I haven’t blogged all that frequently, I have been following the posts and looking at common themes. So far, the common theme is: “Help! I don’t know what I’m doing!” I have been using the GT2 for four years now, and the […]

Starting and Growing Tomatoes

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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
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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 […]

5 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings

These seedlings are ready for transplant.
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Starting seeds indoors is very rewarding but it does take focus and effort.  After you put you time, energy, and love into your seedlings, you want to make sure they flourish outside.  A key to ensuring success is “hardening off” your seedlings before you finally transplant to the garden.  Hardening off is the process of […]