Garden Tower® Learning Center

Welcome to the Garden Tower® Learning Center! We'll discuss Garden Tower® Tips & Tricks, Planting Guides, Going Organic, Press & News, Soil & Vermicomposting, and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

From questions about red wigglers to inquiries regarding the status of worms over winter, the Garden Tower Project is here to answer them. Check out our comprehensive FAQ for answers to your most urgent questions.

Getting Started with Garden Tower® 2

Learn all about using the Garden Tower® 2 in this user-friendly series of instructional videos.

Drag & Drop Planting Designer

Interactive Drag & Drop Planting Designer and Salad Tower Sample Planting Plan

Garden Tower® Tips & Tricks

Gardening, while rewarding and fun, can be time-consuming and challenging.

Planting Guide

Proper planning is key to achieving a successful growing season.


Adopting an organic lifestyle can benefit both the environment and your health.

Press & News

Adopting an organic lifestyle can benefit both the environment and your health.

Garden Tower® Friends & Foes

Not every 6-legged critter you see in your garden is a menace.

Growing Zones

Before planting, it is always helpful to check the zone map for your region.

Soil & Vermicomposting

Did you know that compost created by worms, known as vermicompost, is seven times richer in plant nutrients than fungi-created compost?

Seasonal Advice

Traditionally, gardeners had to wait for the spring to arrive to begin planting. But with extra planning and education, it is possible to sustain a four-season garden.

See the latest from the Learning Center

How We’re Inspiring Youth With Our Vertical Vegetable Garden: Youth Garden Grants!

Exciting news: depending on which USDA hardiness zone you live in, it may almost be time to start your seeds indoors! Instead of buying seedlings from the store, growing your own can help you save money, have more control over your garden, ensure organics, and receive stronger plants.

Spice Up Your Life AND Food With These Delicious Greens

The holidays are the perfect time to show people in your life that you care about them. If one of those people happens to be a gardening fanatic and you’re unsure what to buy them, you’ve come to the right place.

As the weather gets colder, it’s important to prepare your garden for impending frost. Understanding your first frost date is a key point in ensuring that you’re protecting your plants from damage and allowing them to thrive

How Harvesting Seeds the Correct Way Saves You Time and Money