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
Posts from the ‘Gwen’s Growth Diary’ Category
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
Aleta Pritzo was one of my first customers to have a tower garden delivered in April, 2012. She’s been working on “cleaning up” her diet with more healthy foods. Because she was buying a lot of organic produce, Aleta was anxious to start growing some of her own. Read more
It’s exciting to see how quickly the tomatoes are looking good in my tower garden now that the weather is consistently warm. I expect the heritage cherry tomatoes pictured here will begin ripening very soon and there are plenty of them on this plant.
One of the frequent questions I hear is, what can I grow in a tower garden? Read more
I was at a conference for a week in Phoenix and visited a friend in Tucson. Imagine my delight when I came home and found that spring is ramping up garden growth — chard stalks that were 2 feet high! Some of the leaves were over 12 inches.
Since I have my second tower now, I will be experimenting with a wider variety of veggies and cantaloupe. Read more