Soil and Bioremediation

Kolb bog spot
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When it comes to food, soil is where it’s at. Healthy soil means healthy plants means healthy people. That’s why nutrient dense-foods are as important to know about as organic or local foods. Growing your own in an active soil food web is key. We focused on what goes into healthy soil in a blog […]

Fall Harvest and Seed Saving Tips

Summer squash growing well.
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Welcome August, and with it the bounty of the summer garden! Late summer is a wonderful time of year to share some of your prize veggies with your friends and brag a bit about your growing skills in the garden. We know how to enjoy harvest time, but we often miss a secondary harvest from […]

Fall-ing in Love With Your Garden Tower All Over Again

Hilltop Tomato Harvest
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It’s the height of summer heat. Believe it or not, it’s time to get your fall garden under way. July is the month to plan your fall and winter gardens, start seeds, or obtain young starts. It’s a good idea to use transplants if you live in very hot or cold zones. If you’re the […]

Eating and the Environment

Rhonda's kimchi.
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This blog post is not medical advice and in no way replaces the care of your preferred medical professional. Our modern world can be stressful. Financial, relationship stresses, sleep and waking cycles, electromagnetic fields, and environmental toxins all play a part. There is good news. We can change our lifestyle philosophy and habits to embrace […]

Summer Gardening Tips

Beautiful Nasturtium
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The summer solstice marked the official start of summer and your spring peas are done and looking a little brown. The lettuce is getting lanky and bitter. You’ve nibbled the kale down to nubs. Now what? Year-round harvest means rotating plants in and out of your garden. Late spring and early summer good times to […]

Integrating Pest Management

Pests!
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If you grow it, they will come. And, by “they”, I mean pests. Problems of all kinds can crop up in the garden. Inexperienced gardeners are often discouraged by losing a crop. It happens to everyone, sometimes more than once! Stay positive. Read on to learn some of the things you can do to ensure […]

Micro Climate Change Part 2

Hilltop Tomato Harvest
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Microclimates are areas around your home and garden that have three things in common: distinct temperature and moisture variations, exposure or protection from winds, and access to light. They create unique opportunities for variety in your garden plantings and the use of your home. In part one, we looked at the factors that affect microclimates, […]

Micro Climate Change, Part 1

Garden Tower Project Camel Girl
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Cats and dogs are microclimate masters. They can easily identify warm, cozy spots or a cool spot in the shade better than anyone. This post will help you understand microclimates. In the next one, we’ll look at how to apply these concepts to your garden, and to your Garden Tower 2™ in particular. Microclimates are […]

Water, Water, Everywhere

Boy at play.
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Water is vital to the success of gardens, because it is vital to the continuation of all life on the planet. Nothing grows without water. Nothing thrives without water. Living organisms require adequate water, which means water of both sufficient quantity and quality. As global resources dwindle, it’s important to acknowledge that careful use and […]