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When you go on vacation, you don’t expect to bring home plants—for free!But that’s exactly what happened.It pays to stay with a friend who has a green thumb, a productive garden, and a generous heart.My friend Imie’s garden (Image Credit: Imie Belanger)And that’s just what I did.So here’s what I brought home with me….Pilea Peperomioides […]Continue reading
Gardening is like parenting.Your plants rely on you to provide them nutrients, shelter, and protection from predators.You can’t just up and leave for a few days. But going on vacation is much easier with the Tower Garden than with in-soil gardening. With a little preparation, you can go on vacation confident that your Tower Garden plants will be […]Continue reading
Now that I’ve grown and harvested a few edible plants from my Tower, I’m excited about all the things I can grow in the Tower Garden.When my Tower Garden came, I also received these seeds to get started:Black magic kaleRainbow chardArugulaBibb lettuceSweet basilYour Tower Garden comes with a set of starter seeds so you can begin […]Continue reading
In a previous post, I shared how my Tower Garden plants got infested with spider mites and the neem oil solution I sprayed to get rid of them. Since then, I’ve come across even more non-toxic and organic pesticides for edible gardens. If you’re looking for a way to eradicate spider mites and other pests on your garden, […]Continue reading
Tower Garden owners warning!Let my story serve as a cautionary tale. When my Tower Garden arrived, I could not wait to start growing. So much so that I was too impatient to wait for my seeds to sprout and get big enough for the Tower. And so, I went ahead and purchased seedlings. To be fair, I ordered […]Continue reading