What’s a Tower Garden?

A Tower Garden is an aeroponic growing system.  Using just water and a nutrient called Tower Tonic, a wide variety of vegetables and herbs can be grown.  Visit skoontz.towergarden.com to find out more.

Can I Grow Tomatoes Indoors on the Tower Garden?

When I got my first Tower Garden in 2010, I tried growing tomatoes that came with the Tower. They were leggy (cue the “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” music here) and attracted insects. I switched to lettuces and did much better, but never investigated why the tomatoes...

Fix Tower Garden Pump – SDH230

I went out one evening and found my plants wilted.  The Tower Garden pump had quit working.  Thinking it was totally dead, I ordered another one.  About a month later, a friend of mine took the pump and fixed it.  Here's how we did it. Now use a toothbrush to clean...

Cress in the Tower Garden

I picked up some Burpee Cress (Berro Cresso) to try.  The packet says days to harvest is between 15-35 days.  I used this seed starting procedure, but poked extra holes in the rockwool like I've done with the arugula.  The seeds germinated in about 24 hours and are...

Rotating Arugula Through the Tower Garden

My wife chuckled when I told her that I needed to work out a plan to rotate my crops through the Tower Garden.  It still sounds funny when I use farmer language referring to the Tower Garden. But here's why I need the rotation plan.  A local restaurant wants me to...