The Protein Salad Diet

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Part of my job as a fitness trainer is to help people lose weight. Most people are good at exercising, but when it comes to dieting many people fall short. In order to lose weight, you need the right combination of exercise and proper nutrition. One type of diet I recommend is the Protein Salad […]

Eat Your Weeds

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Spring is here in Indiana (Planting Zones 5 & 6), and our lawns are turning to green again. We are getting excited for gardening season, which brings the inevitable return of weeds to our lawns, containers, and gardens. Did you know that some of these so-called weeds can actually provide nutrition and other health benefits? […]

How To Plan A Garden Part 2: To Sow or Not to Sow?

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I am often asked if it is better to start seeds indoors and transplant them later or to sow seeds outdoors directly into the garden. And what about just skipping seed starting all together and purchasing transplants from a local farmer or garden center? Which is better? Where should I start? Indeed! The uncertainties of […]

How To Plan A Garden Part 1: Create the Design

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Lengthening daylight hours and hints of springtime signal the time to plan your garden. This Tower Power blog post is the first in a series of three to guide you in planning a successful year of gardening. We’ve crafted an infographic of the basics to get started!

Beginning Urban Gardener

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I’m from New York City and have little gardening experience. All I used to know about gardening was that if you planted a seed in the ground and watered it, something great was supposed to happen. Now, I’ve grown so much food, I’ve had enough to give away! Back in 2015, my wife and I […]

Seed Catalogs and Garden Planning to the Rescue!

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If you live somewhere between Hardiness Zones 1-7, you may be snoring along to winter’s hibernation song right now. The colors outside are drab, the daylight hours are short, and the “nothing-like-it” taste of crisp sugar snap peas and sweet cherry tomatoes picked fresh from the garden linger somewhere off in the distance. Winter Doldrums […]

Garden Tower Project Partners With NAVA On Traditional Healing Village

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Garden Tower Project Partners With NAVA On Traditional Healing Village During a recent visit to Southern California, Garden Tower Project was contacted by the Native American Veteran’s Association (NAVA) about discussing a sustainable food and farming project for their community. Ted Tenorio, a decorated Vietnam Veteran and NAVA, shared his dream and inspiration with two […]

Garden Tower® 2 Achieves First Ever Living Product Certification

Garden Tower Project Receives Living Product Certification
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PITTSBURGH, September 15, 2016 3BL Media Humanscale, Bureo, Owens Corning and Garden Tower Project have received Living Product certification for new and redesigned products that meet the high bar of the Living Product Challenge. The challenge is to design and manufacture products that function as elegantly and efficiently as anything found in the natural world. […]

Interactive Drag & Drop Planting Designer and Salad Tower Sample Planting Plan

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Design online from scratch with our new   Interactive Planting Designer! (Click link to load) Below is a visual guide to designing your Garden Tower with a focus on salad veggies & herbs!  Due to many requests from gardeners, we’ve completed a Garden Tower planting design template and created an example “Salad Tower” using easy to […]

Organic Pest Control Guide for Your Garden

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  A visual guide to proven organic, integrated pest management in your Garden    This fantastic infographic will help you identify common garden pests, proactively plan to prevent infestations, and naturally control insects, fungus, and other garden critters out to harm your veggies!  Here at Garden Tower Project, we use a combination of water, neem […]