An update, 6 years and 3 months later, on a gardening experiment.
Tag: Hanging Garden
Topsy Turvy Results
I started using Topsy Turvy planters about four or five years ago. They look interesting enough. The plants in them hang upside down out of a non-porous cylindrical bag, which has a cover on the top with a hole to pour water through, and an opening in the bottom that the plant emerges from. I … Continue reading Topsy Turvy Results
Topsy Turvy Plants
6:40 A.M. These are pictures showing the orientation of the leaves of plants freshly planted in the Topsy Turvy planters. I am alway amazed at the way the plants start orienting themselves in relation to being upside down. New pictures soon.
Hanging Garden 2014
This year I have added a habanero chili, bell pepper, and lemon cucumber. I have a standard hanging pot with strawberries. I also still have the jalapeño chili that I planted last year. It never died and has been producing fruit ever since it first bloomed.
Hanging Garden Day 57
So it's been about two months since I started the hanging garden. I have got some beautiful tomatoes and jalapeños. I am a little disappointed because the tomatoes are not doing anywhere near as well as those that I have planted in the ground, where I am overloaded with fruit.
Hanging garden day 34
So we are a day shy of 5 weeks. The garden is doing well. The tomato and the lemon cucumber plants that were my original hanging plants are both fruiting. I don't know if that is according to schedule or better, it is just nice to know that my plants are fruiting. The others that … Continue reading Hanging garden day 34
Hanging Garden, two weeks later
Two weeks into my little project, the plants seem to be doing well. They have all grown quite a bit. I planted each of them with planting mix, a few scoops of manure, and a little osmocote. I am kind of surprised at how well the Jalapeño chili, the one in the middle, is doing. … Continue reading Hanging Garden, two weeks later
Topsy Turvy Hanging Garden
I am a gardener. I like these Topsy Turvy hanging planters. I have had a couple of them in my backyard. I had them in different parts of the yard, so watering was a bit of a hassle. I kept thinking that there has to be an easier way. So I got the idea to … Continue reading Topsy Turvy Hanging Garden