How to make your own garden tower
The Garden Tower allows you to grow up to 50 food-producing plants in 4 square feet. Here’s an innovative, space-saving, DIY gardening solution. A self-sustaining planter that’s perfect for a small yard, patio or urban rooftop. The tower is a variation on the vertical gardening concept. Kitchen scraps and food waste are loaded into the center of the tower to create rich, organic compost that can serve as the planting medium for up to 50, fast-growing plants, flowers or herbs.
Earth worms help create nutrient-rich organic compost. Food scraps are loaded into a 6-inch diameter compost cylinder that runs vertically down the center of the tower.
Excess water (worm tea), worm castings and composted soil exit the bottom of the tower. The water that collects beneath the tower is poured back into the tower to provide mineral-rich moisture and promote accelerated growth. Plants can be planted on the top of the tower and in its 45 side pockets.
- water efficient
- composts appropriate food waste
- accelerates growth
- space saving
A Revolutionary Gardening and Composting Solution for Anyone!
The Garden Tower is an extremely efficient and low cost way to easily grow healthy, local and organic vegetables. While this vertical gardening system is a prime choice for urban apartments, small yards and those with less ability to move around easily in a large vegetable patch, it is also a great option for school gardens, office terraces and even restaurants.
Vertical Gardening Build a Grow Tower Barrel + Worm Tube
Build a Grow Barrel with a worm feeding tube. Lets make a strawberry planter barrel that will last for years. Mine holds 30 plant but could hold more.
Maximize your strawberry growing space or any other plants by converting a barrel into a vertical garden.
While watching this episode, you will learn:
1. How to assemble the Garden Tower
2. Where to place your GT
3. How to make a nutritious potting soil your plants will love.
4. How to fill and plant out the GT in one easy step.
5. How the GT Conserves and Recycles Water
6. How to add Red Wiggler Composting Worms to Your GT
After watching this episode you will learn the benefits and how to set up the Garden Tower so you too can grow a vegetable garden in a limited amount of space.
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