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Watering Veggie Gardens in Dirt

With a vertical tower garden, you don’t have to worry about watering enough or too much. With a tower garden, another worry is eliminated —keeping up with the weeds. This brings a lot of freedom and enjoyment creating easy  gardening.

Now that the drought is official, it’s time to seriously consider water-saving techniques for our gardens. Here are a few tips for saving water in traditional dirt gardens. Read more

Gwen’s tower garden photo gallery 2013

Gwen’s tower garden photo gallery 2013 showing various stages of growth.

1st pea of 2013 seasonPOST

First peas of 2013.

1st red tomato 2013POST

First red tomato of 2013.












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Gwen’s tower garden photo gallery 2012


Gwen’s tower garden 2012 — photos through the season with varying plant maturity.

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5 Tips to Help You Grow Veggies in Droughts

With the drought continuing in California, here are 5 tips to help you grow veggies in droughts and minimize water use. Read more

Tomatoes Harvested from Tower Garden in December!

We had a very productive 2013 season with our tower gardens. Read more

Gwen O’Neill’s Vertical Garden: Spring 2013

Gardening involves endless cycles — in Gwen O’Neill’s vertical garden, too much rain, not enough rain — too much sun, not enough sun — one crop finishing up, planning ahead to be ready with new plants. Read more

Green and purple beans almost ready for the tower!

Spring is in the air and the green and purple beans are almost ready for the tower! As the days are getting longer, people are dreaming of sweet, vine-ripened tomatoes and fresh cucumbers. Picking a few stalks of parsley without losing the rest of the bunch as it lays unused in the refrigerator, is a benefit of growing veggies with a vertical garden. Read more

Growing Tips for Winter Produce with Your Tower Garden

Here are some Growing Tips for Winter Produce with Your Tower Garden — Winter gardening in California is easy with a Tower Garden and an aquarium heater. As soon as the night temperature begins to dip, usually in November, I get out my submersible heater and plug it in. Read more

Tower Garden and Healthy Roots

One of my new distributors was so excited that I thought I would share with you. She said, “I had to move it because it’s a heavy one and it was already drooping…but I was shocked to see how long the roots are!”

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Suggested Reading: The 50 Mile Bouquet

The 50 Mile Bouquet by Debra Prinzingis an informative book about new directions in the business of flowers— floral growers, sellers and designers. Great photos by David Perry.


Gwen O’Neill has been a gardener for over 40 years and has always been a passionate cook. Her own health challenges led her to experiencing a variety of healing modalities. After finding that her health improved with eating more whole food and improving her nutrition, she committed to sharing this experience with others. (my tower garden blog) (tower garden resources and purchase information) (like us on Facebook)