Tag Archives: sustainable agriculture

Imagine If Everyone Went Organic

First harvest
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Denmark to Become 100% Organic Country! When I heard about Denmark going 100% organic, I was reminded of a touching story. At a gathering in 2010, two elderly farmers in bib overalls presented their work which created a food hub that distributed food to the local elementary schools. They talked about the challenges of having […]

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. […]

Eating and the Environment

Rhonda's kimchi.
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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 […]

Summer Gardening Tips

Beautiful Nasturtium
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The summer solstice marked the official start of summer and your spring peas are done and looking a little brown. The lettuce is getting lanky and bitter. You’ve nibbled the kale down to nubs. Now what? Year-round harvest means rotating plants in and out of your garden. Late spring and early summer good times to […]

Integrating Pest Management

Pests!
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If you grow it, they will come. And, by “they”, I mean pests. Problems of all kinds can crop up in the garden. Inexperienced gardeners are often discouraged by losing a crop. It happens to everyone, sometimes more than once! Stay positive. Read on to learn some of the things you can do to ensure […]

Micro Climate Change Part 2

Hilltop Tomato Harvest
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Microclimates are areas around your home and garden that have three things in common: distinct temperature and moisture variations, exposure or protection from winds, and access to light. They create unique opportunities for variety in your garden plantings and the use of your home. In part one, we looked at the factors that affect microclimates, […]

Micro Climate Change, Part 1

Garden Tower Project Camel Girl
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Cats and dogs are microclimate masters. They can easily identify warm, cozy spots or a cool spot in the shade better than anyone. This post will help you understand microclimates. In the next one, we’ll look at how to apply these concepts to your garden, and to your Garden Tower 2™ in particular. Microclimates are […]

Garden Tower Project Receives International Design Award for Garden Tower® 2

IDA 14 Bronze
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We Received a Design Award! Garden Tower Project received international recognition from International Design Awards, held in Los Angeles earlier this month. The newly-released Garden Tower 2™ earned third place in the “Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation” category. Garden Tower Project’s newest creation was selected for its achievements in design, creativity, usability, and innovation in a competition […]