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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
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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 2 of this 3 part series, Kristi and […]

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 1

Tower Tip: Vermicomposting, Part 1
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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 1 of this 3 part series, Kristi and […]

Vegetable Planting Schedule, Hardiness Zone Look-up, & Germination Temperature Chart

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Vegetable Planting Schedule & Hardiness Zone Look-up: If there’s one thing that every gardener learns, — timing is everything.  The path to a healthy harvest always starts with basic foresight and planning.  The Vegetable & Herb Timing tables below provide the basics for scheduling your conventional and vertical Garden Tower plantings.  And don’t forget to check out […]

Companion Planting Reference Guide: How and Why

Companion Planting Guide Resource Page
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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 […]

Composting Worm Selection for Vermicomposting in the Garden Tower 2™

Red Wiggler Composting Worms Garden Tower
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The Garden Tower system is in many ways worm powered. Worms are the essential component which allow the Tower to provide for the demands of the high rate of plant production. Worms should be added to the Garden Tower during the setup process. Basic worm selection criteria we recommend for the Garden Tower are: – […]

Ideal Potting Soil Mixture for your Garden Tower

Garden Tower Potting Soil Dr Earth
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The Garden Tower is a resilient system, but it requires the right balance of soil components for optimum performance from the beginning. The simplest answer is: Go buy 6 cubic feet of a high quality “potting soil” or “planting mix” and add in a starter dose of an organic plant food at the label rate. […]