Everything You Need to Know About GMO Laws: November Update

OCA
Garden Tower Project

–  We highly recommend the Organic Consumers Association as a state by state Organic/Non-GMO seed buying resource: –  Become more informed about GMOs and how to purchase Non-GMO foods and products at the Non-GMO Project: – See more at: https://www.gardentowerproject.com/resources/seed-and-plants/seeds#sthash.TLsVr0I2.dpuf –  We highly recommend the Organic Consumers Association as a state by state Organic/Non-GMO seed […]

The $5 Breezeway Grow Room

$5 breezeway greenhouse
Garden Tower Project

So it’s not much, and I apologize for the subpar photos, but the concept is simple, cheap, and functional and I thought I would share it!  We have an uninsulated breezeway between the garage and our 1940’s house (Indiana) that happens to have south-facing windows, so we put it to use and moved our two […]

Caster Wheel Upgrade on Garden Towers v. 1.x

Construction of Garden Tower
Garden Tower Project

UPDATE: We now offer casters as an official Garden Tower Project product for Garden Tower 2.  The following instructions are for our previous versions with wooden legs. “About once per week a suggestion or request for wheeled Garden Towers is heard from a customer or fan; the Garden Tower Project does not offer the option […]

Tower of Love

Chocolate Strawberry
Garden Tower Project

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! We wanted to honor this occasion to start a series of posts on “themed towers”. Last week, someone suggested an Aphrodisiac Tower, and the timing couldn’t have been better. So, we pulled together some information about various plants that are easily grown in the Garden Tower 2™, which may also improve […]

Companion Planting Reference Guide: How and Why

Companion Planting Guide Resource Page
Garden Tower Project

Companion Planting Reference Guide: Why and How?   Companion planting allows you to select plants that benefit each other in a number of different ways; moreover, many common garden plants have allelopathic effects which means they can slow the growth of certain types of neighboring plants!  The composting vertical Garden Tower is the definition of […]

Harvest and Save Your Own Seeds

ASA Seed Saving Guide
Garden Tower Project

Harvest and Save Your Own Seeds Turn this year’s garden into next year’s crop of free plants by harvesting your own seeds.… Source & Author: American Seed Alliance   Whether it’s a top-performing tomato or a particularly fragrant flower, seed saving is an easy and fun way to share seeds, continue a planting tradition, or […]

Five Easy-to-Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants

Citronella
Garden Tower Project

This information came from eartheasy: Solutions for Sustainable Living. Before reaching for the chemical sprays, try planting these easy-to-grow plants which have natural mosquito-repelling properties… As the outdoor season approaches, many homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts look for ways to control mosquitoes. With all the publicity about the West Nile virus, mosquito repelling products are gaining […]

Extended Season, Cold Climate Vegetable Growing with a Garden Tower

Garden Tower Daily Temperature Stability
Garden Tower Project

Extended Season Growing:  How to get the most out of a Garden Tower! The design of the Garden Tower allows soil temperatures to stay productive even in cooler climates for extended growing seasons.  The soil in the Garden Tower warms up earlier than conventional gardens and the high volume of soil present can effectively maintain […]