Category Archives: Gardening

This is a category to help organize the fundamental skills and knowledge for healthy, sustainable gardening.

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Garden Tower Project > Gardening

The Garden Tower® Project 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Cold weather and winter holidays are well on their way, which makes it the perfect time to announce The Garden Tower® Project’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Whether you’re looking for stocking stuffers for the gardeners in your life or planning your planting for spring, you’ll find gifts […]

The Brief History of The Garden Tower Project

Garden Tower Project > Gardening

Who We Are, Where We’ve Been, and Where We’re Going Next! On April 19, 2012, the first Garden TowerC project launched on Kickstarter. The brainchild of inventor Colin Cudmore, environmental scientist Joel Grant, and health professional Thomas Tlusty, The Garden Tower Project began as a dream to connect people around the world with sustainable, organic […]

Sowing the Seeds of Food Education

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Planting Seeds for the Future at Minot Forest Elementary In the winning entry from our Facebook video competition, four students from Minot Forest Elementary School bring their assistant principal a delicious lunchtime meal made from salad veggies pulled right from their Garden Tower™ 2 Vertical Gardening System — complete with an entire bottle of ranch, of […]

Tower Tip: Gardening at All Levels of Ability

Tower Tip: Gardening at Any Ability
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Join Kristi Armes, resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert, and her mother-in-law, Eleanor, as they show how planting a tower can be done at any level of ability or mobility. Here are just a few of the topics you will learn about: – What’s better, planting from the bottom or the top? – […]

Tower Tip: Q&A and Rattail Radish

Tower Tip: Rat's Tail Radish
Garden Tower Project > Gardening

Join Kristi Armes, resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert, as she answers your questions and shows you how her towers have progressed. She also offers a warning about casters and a heartwarming surprise. Here are just a few of the questions Kristi answers: How do you harvest lettuce so that it will keep […]

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 3

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 3
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Get up to speed on vermicomposting with Kristi Armes, resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and specia guest Tom Tlusty. Tom is an advanced “worm rancher”, and he spells out what you really need to know to keep your worms happy and healthy. In part 3 of this 3 part series, Kristi and […]

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 2

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 2
Garden Tower Project > Gardening

Get up to speed on vermicomposting with Kristi Armes, resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and specia guest Tom Tlusty. Tom is an advanced “worm rancher”, and he spells out what you really need to know to keep your worms happy and healthy. In part 2 of this 3 part series, Kristi and […]

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 1

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 1
Garden Tower Project > Gardening

Get up to speed on vermicomposting with Kristi Armes, resident Garden Tower 2™ Vertical Gardening System expert and specia guest Tom Tlusty. Tom is an advanced “worm rancher”, and he spells out what you really need to know to keep your worms happy and healthy. In part 1 of this 3 part series, Kristi and […]

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 […]