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 […]

What to Put in a Garden Journal

Journal future log
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Keeping a garden journal is a beautiful blend of art and science. It is a testament to your garden and a notebook of learning accomplished throughout your growing year. What you put into a journal makes it incredibly useful for years to come, as it creates a kind of almanac specific to your location. Tracking […]

Imagine If Everyone Went Organic

First harvest
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Denmark to Become 100% Organic Country! When I heard about Denmark going 100% organic, I was reminded of a touching story. At a gathering in 2010, two elderly farmers in bib overalls presented their work which created a food hub that distributed food to the local elementary schools. They talked about the challenges of having […]

Gifts for Gardeners

Garden Tower 2™ is a great gift!
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Are you planning gifts for gardening enthusiasts? Here are some fun and practical that will help your beloved gardener start the new year off right. Tools To get you started, here’s a list of great tool ideas for gardeners. Gardeners will love hori hori, seeding tools, nitrile-palmed gloves, buckets and bags to organize tools, small […]

Soil Building 201: Biochar

Orange Mushroom Closeup
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Biochar is a immensely valuable soil amendment. According to the International Biochar Initiative, “This two thousand year old practice converts agricultural waste into a soil enhancer that can hold carbon, boost food security, and increase soil biodiversity, and discourage deforestation. The process creates a fine-grained, highly porous charcoal that helps soils retain nutrients and water.” […]

Getting Started Composting

Windfall apples
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Fall is the best time to build soil for the garden. Understanding why can help you create better compost for your home! Compost is the rich, fertile soil created by letting organisms that live in the soil break down organic matter produced in your home and garden. It is soil formation concentrated in one area. […]

Top Garden Tools and Fall Care

The right tools can make the job easier.
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September and October can be a great time to find good deals on gardening supplies. Maybe you’re already preparing holiday gifts for those favorite gardeners in your life. What should top your list? Here are a few of our favorite things we can’t imagine gardening without. Hori-Hori. Don’t let the name fool you. This Japanese […]

Double the Growing Power

Bill Land tends to his tower.
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We wanted to highlight one of our Garden Tower growers, Bill Land. Bill has been gardening and working toward an abundant world for most of his life. Bill worked in planning and zoning for many years and has been involved in projects that promote community-building in Illinois and Indiana. Throughout that time, Bill has gardened. […]

GMO-Free: or IS it?

Is it really GMO-free?
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The debate around genetically modified organisms is intense this year as the activity surrounding labeling laws heats up. GMO technology has become pervasive in our world and its impact on our food supply gets most of the attention. Is your food safe or isn’t it? Whether or not you believe GMOs are dangerous, the majority […]