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Start Your Vegetable Seeds Indoors or Buy Your Transplants?

It’s decision time; town meeting has past and most serious gardeners use that day as a cue to begin seed starting. Others wonder if it would be easier to buy transplants. Here’s my spin on it. Steve Covey, highly acclaimed author of “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, would tell us to begin with the end in mind. I [...]

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Mike and Linda with My Garden Post in Arizona

Mike and Linda are happy with the return of hot days and warm nights to Arizona. They’ve shared several pictures and comments of their vertical gardening experiences on My Garden Post over the past two months.The My Garden Post owners drove their new RV to Az. to spend the 1st winter. Realizing that there was no [...]

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Growing on My Garden Post

The minds of My Garden Post owners living north of the Sunbelt states will soon turn to gardening and plans will be made to get the maximum yield from their vertical gardening systems. One key decision we have to make is, will we seed directly into the planter or will we buy starter plants and transplant them to the [...]

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How to Grow Herbs Indoors with Ease and Enjoyment

Herbs are the most popular plant group for indoor winter gardening for practical reasons. They’re easy to grow inside, but gardeners seldom grow anything just because it’s easy. Cooks enjoy a source of fresh seasonings grown just a few steps from the kitchen. I think that’s likely the motivation. Growing healthy vigorous herbs is easy, only if you provide them [...]

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Oliver’s tomatoes and peppers produce their first fruit on his indoor My Garden Post.

For you folks who really enjoy vegetable and herb gardening, the fun doesn’t have to end with the first hard frost in the fall. It simply means it’s time to move inside and find a good sized south-facing window to set up operations. Now if you happen to live in the southern states from Florida to southern California, you [...]

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Shake your Tomatoes and Peppers to Increase Pollination

Last week I posted some helpful information on growing cucumbers indoors and two ways you can help nature with the process of pollination, remember? For those who don’t, refer to last week’s post. Unlike the cucumber, tomatoes and peppers have a perfect flower.This simply means the male and female structures are found in the same blossom. Some pollination and fruit production will take [...]

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Doing the Work of Bees While They Sleep the Winter Away

While herbs may be easy to grow inside during the cold months of winters, I enjoy the challenge of growing a few of my favorite vegetables. Challenge might not be the right word because growing tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and other vegetables that blossom is not difficult. These plants just have needs in addition to those of herbs. Vegetables that blossom [...]

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Learning To Use Your My Garden Post

Dear Jane in Florida, Thanks for your recent call and comments. I’m glad I was able to help you out with your questions and the problem you experienced with the post coupler. After giving it some thought, it seemed a good idea to share some of what we talked about with my followers. Your experiences and questions are not entirely [...]

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Greetings from Eleuthera

Greetings from Eleuthera, Oliver My husband and I have been following your blog the last few weeks and we decided My Garden Post is perfect for our needs, so we ordered one prior to leaving for the Bahamas for the winter. It was an experience getting it here and we ran into a variety of problems. No problems with your product, getting [...]

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My Garden Post on the Road

Hi Oliver, Mike and I first learned of My Garden Post when doing a search for vertical garden systems and thought it would be ideal for our RV travels. When we arrived in Arizona for the winter, we placed an order for a MGP soon after we settled into our park. It arrived a few days later and we’re very happy [...]

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