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Tower progress

We are now overrun with beautiful ripe tomatoes and we have our first strawberry starting to turn red.

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Strawberries?

I’m so excited. It looks like I have my first strawberry growing in my tower and a bunch of flowers. Fingers crossed 🤞

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Basil from my Tower

Basil the size of my hand. I’m just amazed at what wonderful crops my tower garden has produced in such a short time. It made for some delicious bruschetta for dinner tonight

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Tower Garden Update

I was so shocked today to discover my first tumbler tomato. It has only been 7.5 weeks from seeding. So far I am really pleased with my tower. I guess the real proof will come when I can taste it.

If nothing else, it is amazing for producing all kinds of greens and herbs. We have an abundance of delicious goodies to choose from each day.

I just noticed that I’ve also got a couple of tiny yellow beans. I guess my attempts at acting like a pollinating 🐝 have been successful.

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Week 1 in the Tower

My homegrown seedlings have been in the tower for one week now.  I can definitely see that they have grown,  They are supposed to start out slowly and then take off so I guess I have to wait for the exponential growth.  I have lost a tomato and spinach seedling.  I have no idea why they died.  They both just started wilting and shrived up.  Hopefully I won’t lose anymore.

 

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My Tower is Planted

IMG_0059This weekend I added all my home grown seedlings into my Tower Garden.  I can’t wait to see how well things grow,  I also seeded in dirt some of the same varieties so that I can compare the taste of my Tower grown food with plants grown outside in the garden.

I also experimented with seeding Boston butter lettuce directly into the tower rather than starting them first and adding them to the tower once they have well established roots.  I want to compare the germination success to see which method I will use going forward.

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Tower Garden

My new toy arrived last Friday. It is an aeroponic tower garden that can be used both indoors or outside. My gym has had a couple of them hanging around for a while and I instantly fell in love. I seeded a bunch of greens, chives, tomatoes and peppers Saturday morning. The first sprouts appeared in less than 48 hours. I can’t wait until they are big enough to be moved to the tower.

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