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One of the dangers of growing plants in the Tower Garden is that you’re going to want to grow All. The. Things.And soon, you’ll find yourself buying. All. The. Seeds.You’ll find yourself accumulating and juggling and struggling to organize all those seed packets. You’ll be wondering how to organize seeds conveniently.Maybe at first, you simply […]Continue reading
Who says you can’t grow tubers and root crops in the Tower Garden?In fact, some people have tried, with hilarious results.Image Credit: Tower GardenCan You Grow Sweet Potatoes in the Tower Garden?I wanted to do something different.I wanted to grow a root crop, but not for the root. I wanted to grow it for the […]Continue reading
When folks say comfrey is a miracle plant, boy, they weren’t kidding!I received two comfrey cuttings — for free — from a member of our local gardening group.From these two cuttings, I got 18 crown and root pieces to propagate, or potentially 18 new plants.Propagate Comfrey from CrownsSome of them I planted as crowns and […]Continue reading
If you recall, in the previous post, I recommended joining a seed/plant exchange group on Facebook.Well, I took my own advice and joined this one:Here’s a seed and plant exchange group I found after a quick search on Facebook.A lot has happened since then.I’ve:given away all my extra lemongrass plantsreceived a couple of comfrey plants […]Continue reading
Beware: Growing your own edible foods will get you hooked on … growing more!Before you know it, you’re buying more seeds and seedlings.And even though each one isn’t expensive, they sure can add up.But don’t worry.Even if you have a tight budget, you can still get new plants, whether for your Tower Garden or in-soil […]Continue reading