Category Archives: Lifestyle

Food Freedom Experiment! Does the Garden Tower2™ Really Work?

Garden towers maximize space
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With seeds of hope and dreams of food abundance, my wife, Andrea, and I purchased a 4.5 acre homestead in south-central Indiana this Spring. For fun, we’ve gardened together a few times before, at the apartments we’ve lived in and at our city-house where we were the neighborhood weirdos, killing our grass to build garden […]

The Protein Salad Diet

vegetables
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Part of my job as a fitness trainer is to help people lose weight. Most people are good at exercising, but when it comes to dieting many people fall short. In order to lose weight, you need the right combination of exercise and proper nutrition. One type of diet I recommend is the Protein Salad […]

Eat Your Weeds

Dandelions
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Spring is here in Indiana (Planting Zones 5 & 6), and our lawns are turning to green again. We are getting excited for gardening season, which brings the inevitable return of weeds to our lawns, containers, and gardens. Did you know that some of these so-called weeds can actually provide nutrition and other health benefits? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eating and the Environment

Rhonda's kimchi.
Garden Tower Project > Lifestyle

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 […]

Water, Water, Everywhere

Boy at play.
Garden Tower Project > Lifestyle

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About GMO Laws: November Update

OCA
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–  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 […]