Category Archives: Lifestyle

Soil and Bioremediation

Kolb bog spot
Garden Tower Project > Lifestyle

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
Garden Tower Project > Lifestyle

–  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 > Lifestyle

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 […]

Tower of Love

Chocolate Strawberry
Garden Tower Project > Lifestyle

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 […]

Five Easy-to-Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants

Citronella
Garden Tower Project > Lifestyle

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 […]