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Starting and Growing Peppers

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersPeppers come in a multitude of varieties and, once you get them started, are easy [...]

This plant is catching a bit of frost.
What Is My Last Frost Date

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersHow Frost Dates Are Determined The chart below shows the average dates for the last [...]

These seedlings are ready for transplant.
5 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersStarting seeds indoors is very rewarding but it does take focus and effort.  After you [...]

Seedlings are fun to grow!
Starting Seeds Indoors

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersGardening from seed has several benefits. There are more varieties available to you, you know [...]

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

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersVegetable Planting Schedule & Hardiness Zone Look-up: If there’s one thing that every gardener learns, [...]

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

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersWith seeds of hope and dreams of food abundance, my wife, Andrea, and I purchased [...]

Red composting worms
Vermicomposting Essentials

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersGetting Started With Composting Worms Whether you live in an apartment in the city or [...]

Garden Journal
How To Plan A Garden Part 1: Create the Design

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersLengthening daylight hours and hints of springtime signal the time to plan your garden. This [...]

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Beginning Urban Gardener

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersI’m from New York City and have little gardening experience. All I used to know [...]

seed packets
Seed Catalogs and Garden Planning to the Rescue!

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersIf you live somewhere between Hardiness Zones 1-7, you may be snoring along to winter’s [...]

Salad Tower Planting Plan and Design

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersJust in time for spring, here’s a visual guide to designing your Garden Tower with [...]

Organic Pest Control Guide for Your Garden

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing Peppers  A visual guide to proven organic, integrated pest management in your Garden    This [...]

Journal future log
What to Put in a Garden Journal

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersKeeping a garden journal is a beautiful blend of art and science. It is a [...]

Garden Tower 2™ is a great gift!
Gifts for Gardeners

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersAre you planning gifts for gardening enthusiasts? Here are some fun and practical that will [...]

Orange Mushroom Closeup
Soil Building 201: Biochar

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersBiochar is a immensely valuable soil amendment. According to the International Biochar Initiative, “This two [...]

Finished compost
How Compost improves Soil

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersComposted food scraps provide the trace minerals and elements that your plants need to be [...]

Windfall apples
Getting Started Composting

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersFall is the best time to build soil for the garden. Understanding why can help [...]

The right tools can make the job easier.
Top Garden Tools and Fall Care

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersSeptember and October can be a great time to find good deals on gardening supplies. [...]

Summer squash growing well.
Fall Harvest and Seed Saving Tips

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersWelcome August, and with it the bounty of the summer garden! Late summer is a [...]

Hilltop Tomato Harvest
Fall-ing in Love With Your Garden Tower All Over Again

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersIt’s the height of summer heat. Believe it or not, it’s time to get your [...]

Beautiful Nasturtium
Summer Gardening Tips

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersThe summer solstice marked the official start of summer and your spring peas are done [...]

Pests!
Integrating Pest Management

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersIf you grow it, they will come. And, by “they”, I mean pests. Problems of [...]

Hilltop Tomato Harvest
Micro Climate Change Part 2

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersMicroclimates are areas around your home and garden that have three things in common: distinct [...]

Garden Tower Project Camel Girl
Micro Climate Change, Part 1

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersCats and dogs are microclimate masters. They can easily identify warm, cozy spots or a [...]

Garden Tower 2 outside a farmers market parking lot
Dirt Time

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersHealthy Soil equals healthy plants equals healthy people. It’s true! Soil is a matrix of [...]

Key Strategies to Keep Your Seeds on Track

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersSpring has sprung and its high time for seedlings to be in their trays. Will [...]

$5 breezeway greenhouse
The $5 Breezeway Grow Room

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersSo it’s not much, and I apologize for the subpar photos, but the concept is [...]

Chocolate Strawberry
Tower of Love

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersHappy Valentine’s Day, everyone! We wanted to honor this occasion to start a series of [...]

ASA Seed Saving Guide
Harvest and Save Your Own Seeds

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersHarvest and Save Your Own Seeds Turn this year’s garden into next year’s crop of [...]

Garden Tower Daily Temperature Stability
Extended Season, Cold Climate Vegetable Growing with a Garden Tower

GARDEN TOWER PROJECT > Gardening > Starting and Growing PeppersExtended Season Growing:  How to get the most out of a Garden Tower! The design [...]