Category Archives: Garden Tower

Tower Tip: Emptying the Compost Tube

Tower Tips: Emptying the Compost Tube
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Want to know what to do when your compost tube is full? Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to empty the compost tube. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on May 19, 2018. The worms in the compost tube consume the […]

Tower Tip: Trellis and Stake

Tower Tip: Update
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Are your plants going to lean? Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as demonstrates how to stake and trellis plants. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on May 6, 2018. Kristi’s Top 4 Tips for Trellising and Staking: Place 6’ long stakes as close to […]

Tower Tip: Updates and an Experiment

Tower Tip: Update
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Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as checks in on her tower’s progress and provides updates on an experiment. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on May 6, 2018. Everything has gotten big, and the kale is ready for harvest. Some leaves needed to be […]

Tower Tip: Initial Setup

Tower Tips: Intitial Setup
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Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she sets up a new tower. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on April 22, 2018. Flip the base upside down Insert feet into the holes all the way to lip Turn it right-side up Insert semicircle, “fully […]

Tower Tip: Accessible Gardening

Tower Tip: Accessible Gardening
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Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she shares her accessible gardening experiences. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on April 7, 2018. Kristi was born with scoliosis and spina bifida. In order garden more easily, she uses a rolling chair when her back pain […]

Tower Tip: Planting

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Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to plant a tower. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on April 1, 2018. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips for Planting a Tower: Put tallest plants on top of tower including carrots and beets in top […]

Tower Tip: Thinning Seeds

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Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to thin tomato seeds. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on March 24, 2018. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips for Thinning Tomato Seeds: Transplant tomatoes when they get true leaves Thin or trim seedlings with small […]

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 […]

Tower Tip: Starting Tomato Seeds

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Join resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and master gardener Kristi Armes as she demonstrates how to start tomato seeds. This video was originally broadcast on Facebook Live on March 18, 2018. Kristi’s Top 6 Tips for Starting Tomato Seeds: Start your seeds 4-6 weeks before your last frost date. Make sure you […]

8 Hot Tower Tips

Hoppin' Tower
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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 […]