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Tomato Farming Using Hydroponic Towers

Tomato Farming Using Hydroponic Towers

Tomatoes grow abundantly when using hydroponic towers on a vertical farm. We have run many comparative tests with conventional soil farming. Tomatoes grown on hydroponic towers produce a superior yield to conventional soil farming for cherry tomatoes but only an equal...

Growing Okra on Aeroponic Towers

Growing Okra on Aeroponic Towers

Okra is a flowering edible plant which belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family, along with cotton and hibiscus. It is commonly known as lady’s fingers in some English-speaking countries due to its long and slender pods that are often compared to a lady’s fingers....

Tower Garden Assembly

Tower Garden Assembly

On our various social media platforms, whether on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram or TikTok, we feature several videos related to the Tower Garden for domestic use. From publishing assembly videos to videos outlining the special features of the Tower Garden for home-use,...

Tower Garden & Tower Farms: Leaders in Vertical & Urban Farming

Tower Garden & Tower Farms: Leaders in Vertical & Urban Farming

For the past ten years, a lot of people have been interested in urban gardening and vertical farming to solve numerous environmental and economic problems, especially now that there is a growing number in the global population. In fact, the world population is...

Avoid Growing Turnips on Aeroponic Towers

Avoid Growing Turnips on Aeroponic Towers

What are turnips?Brassica rapa, commonly known as turnip, is a root vegetable that is usually white, red, or purple in color. It is often associated with potatoes or beets, but it really belongs to the Brassicaceae family, along with broccoli, cabbage, cauliflowers,...

Space Saving of a Vertical Farm using Aeroponic Towers

Space Saving of a Vertical Farm using Aeroponic Towers

Although our aeroponic towers take less than 1m² meter in space, we recommend allocating 1.5m² to 2m² per tower (depending on crops), including aisle space, packing area, propagation tables for seedlings, cleaning station, etc. A Tower Farm saves on average 75% of...

Strawberries on Aeroponic Towers from Bare Root Systems

Strawberries on Aeroponic Towers from Bare Root Systems

StrawberriesStrawberry belongs to the rose family, along with apples, plums, cherries, etc. It is a non-climacteric fruit, it stops ripening after being picked. Most fruits develop when the ovaries of the flowers swell, however, strawberries come from the receptacle...

Vertical Farming with Water Spinach on Aeroponic Towers

Vertical Farming with Water Spinach on Aeroponic Towers

Water spinach, commonly known as Pak Boong or Phak Bung in Thailand, Kangkung in Malaysia and Indonesia, Kangkong in the Philippines, is a leafy green native to Southeast Asia. It belongs to the convolvulaceae or morning glory family. When growing water spinach on...

How to Grow Zucchini when Vertical Farming on Aeroponic Towers

How to Grow Zucchini when Vertical Farming on Aeroponic Towers

Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a summer squash which belongs to the gourd family or Cucurbitaceae along with cucumbers, melons, and spaghetti squash. Aztecs and Mayans, who are natives in Mesoamerica, were the first to grow zucchini. It is one of the oldest...

Vertical Farming with Komatsuna on Aeroponic Towers

Vertical Farming with Komatsuna on Aeroponic Towers

At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms, we grow up to 52 komatsuna plants on a single aeroponic tower in less than one square meter of space while saving up to 95% water as compared to the conventional farming method. Komatsuna, also known as Japanese mustard spinach, is a...

Growing Red Malabar Spinach on Aeroponic Towers

Growing Red Malabar Spinach on Aeroponic Towers

Basella alba, commonly known as Red Malabar Spinach, is an edible perennial vine that is widely used as a leaf vegetable in various dishes. Malabar spinach, as its name suggests, is said to have originated from the Malabar Coast in India. It is not related to Spinacia...

Growing Orange Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Growing Orange Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Orange cauliflower is one of the varieties we grow on aeroponic towers without the use of soil, only water mixed with a 100% natural ionic mineral nutrient solution. In 1970, orange cauliflower was first discovered in Canada when it first appeared in a field near...

Electricity Consumption of a Tower Garden HOME

Electricity Consumption of a Tower Garden HOME

At Agrotonomy, we grow 32 plants indoors on a single Tower Garden HOME using LED grow lights in just less than one square meter of space. There are over 160 annual crops, including leafy greens, aromatic herbs, vegetables, as well as fruits like strawberries and...

Vertical Farming with Basil on Aeroponic Towers

Vertical Farming with Basil on Aeroponic Towers

Basil is an aromatic herb which belongs to the Lamiaceae or mint family. It is said to have originated from India over 5,000 years ago. It was then brought to Europe and the Middle East in the 16th century. At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms, we grow different...

How to Grow Bok Choy on an Aeroponic Tower

How to Grow Bok Choy on an Aeroponic Tower

Bok choy, a leafy green that belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, is one of the fastest-growing crops grown on an aeroponic tower. Aside from the fact that it is fast to grow, it also has high resistance to pests and fungi. At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms,...

Vertical Farming with Romanesco on a Tower Garden

Vertical Farming with Romanesco on a Tower Garden

Romanesco, commonly known as Romanesque broccoli or Roman cauliflower, is often thought as a crossbreed between a broccoli and a cauliflower. Contrary to what other people know, Romanesco is its own cultivar within the Brassica vegetable family. It was exclusively...

Vertical Farming in a Prison in Portugal

Vertical Farming in a Prison in Portugal

Last year, we visited a prison in Portugal to establish a vertical farm featuring 40 Aeroponic Towers. We collaborated with both the prisoners and the guards of the penitentiary to install this innovative vertical farm.Fast forward 8 months, and this prison farm has...

Growing Purple Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Growing Purple Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms, aside from growing the traditional white cauliflower on aeroponic towers, we also grow purple and other varieties such as green and yellow/orange. The cultivation of purple cauliflower dates back to ancient times in the Mediterranean...

Tower Farms ROI and Business Plans

Tower Farms ROI and Business Plans

When it comes to business plans or ROIs, our focus lies solely on metrics such as nutrient costs, water consumption, electrical usage, and projected crop yield. However, we do not get involved with business plans or ROIs for financial consideration. Currently...

Tower Farms in Latin America

Tower Farms in Latin America

Vertical farming on aeroponic towers through Tower Garden® technology has transformed the agriculture and home gardening in Latin America. This innovative approach to farming offers a lot of advantages for farmers, homeowners, and communities in the region. The...

What is the MOQ and definition of a Tower Farm?

What is the MOQ and definition of a Tower Farm?

A Tower Farm consists of a minimum of 10 commercial aeroponic towers, operating with fully automated nutrient dosing & irrigation systems. The automated nutrient dosing & irrigation equipment can serve up to 150 towers. In other terms, someone could start a...

pH up and pH down

pH up and pH down

pH up and pH down Solutions used in Hydroponics and Aeroponics Growing plants without the use of soil is made possible through hydroponics, only water mixed with a nutrient-rich water solution is used to provide all the essential nutrients and trace elements needed...

Largest Tower Farm in Africa is Coming Soon in Ghana

Largest Tower Farm in Africa is Coming Soon in Ghana

It is official! Agrotonomy is currently in the process of setting up the largest aeroponic Tower Farm in Africa, which will boast 300 towers nestled in a fully climate-controlled greenhouse! Although the exact location must remain confidential until the launching of...

Growing Zinnia Flowers on Aeroponic Towers

Growing Zinnia Flowers on Aeroponic Towers

Zinnias are beautiful and edible flowers that thrive well on aeroponic towers through our innovative vertical farming system. They belong to the Asteraceae family along with daisies and asters. This flower variety was named after Dr. Johann Gottfried Zinn, a German...

Strategies for growing curly parsley on Aeroponic Towers

Strategies for growing curly parsley on Aeroponic Towers

Here at Agrotonomy Tower Farm, we grow crops without the use of soil through our innovative vertical farming system using aeroponic towers. With this method, we are able to cultivate up to 52 plants in just one square meter. This can also be done in your house since...

Seedling strategy for growing mint on Aeroponic Towers

Seedling strategy for growing mint on Aeroponic Towers

Our modern vertical farming method makes it possible for us to grow up to 52 mint plants in just one square meter without the use of soil. Growing soil-free mint on the aeroponic towers starts with agricultural rockwool, which comes from the most common type of...

Vertical Farming in Portugal with Aeroponic Towers

Vertical Farming in Portugal with Aeroponic Towers

Agrotonomy Corporation, an esteemed trailblazer in the world of vertical farming and environmentally friendly agriculture, is eager to announce its recent partnership with Upfarming, a cutting-edge non-profit organization headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal. This...

Cabbages on a Tower Garden

Cabbages on a Tower Garden

Based on historical evidences, cabbage cultivation started in the Mediterranean region, specifically modern day Turkey and Greece 4000 years ago. It later spread to other parts of Europe and the world. At Agrotonomy Tower Farm, we use our innovative vertical farming...

Vertical Farming with Spicy Moustache

Vertical Farming with Spicy Moustache

A few weeks ago, the team of Agrotonomy welcomed Alessandro Vitale, also known as “ Spicy Moustache” . Alessandro is an avid urban farmer located in London who focuses on a zero-waste approach. As a successful content creator under the pseudonym Spicy Moustache,...

Growing Kohlrabi on an aeroponic tower

Growing Kohlrabi on an aeroponic tower

Kohlrabi, which looks like a beet, might easily be confused as part of the same family. However, it actually belongs to the cabbage family, commonly known as brassicas. It is believed to have originated in Northern Europe, specifically the region including modern day...

Growing Leeks on a Tower Garden

Growing Leeks on a Tower Garden

Although you cannot grow certain root crops on our aeroponic towers, leeks thrive well on them. Growing leeks on aeroponic towers requires patience as it can take up to five months until they fully-mature and become ready for harvest. Leeks belong to the alien...

Indoor Vertical Farm using Aeroponic Towers with LED Grow Lights

Indoor Vertical Farm using Aeroponic Towers with LED Grow Lights

The 5 Points Farm in Jacksonville, Florida, has taken a step forward in urban agriculture. Their latest project highlights the establishment of an indoor Tower Farm, featuring 20 aeroponic towers, aiming to redefine farming strategies and increase productivity within...

Agrotonomy & The Farms in the UAE

Agrotonomy & The Farms in the UAE

Agrotonomy is proud to announce its partnership with The Farms, a diversified farming technology consortium headquartered in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Together, we are currently building the largest aeroponic Tower Farm in the Middle East, located in the middle of the...

Vertical Farming with Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Vertical Farming with Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Here at Agrotonomy, we grow cauliflowers on aeroponic towers with nine levels. When transplanting the cauliflower seedlings, we initially place two seedlings on opposite sides of the first growing section. On the next level, we place two more seedlings in the growing...

Vertical Farming with Tower Farms in Africa

Vertical Farming with Tower Farms in Africa

Africa's agriculture could greatly benefit from aeroponic Tower Farms, a type of vertical farming. Tower Farms can aid in enhancing food security, establishing sustainable livelihoods, and addressing the environmental issues that African farmers face by making the...

Macronutrients and Micronutrients in Plant Fertilizers

Macronutrients and Micronutrients in Plant Fertilizers

For optimal growth and development, vegetation requires a balanced mix of both macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients, needed in larger volumes, consist of elements like nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and sulfur. These form the...

Vertical Aeroponic Gardening: Ideal for the Elderly

Vertical Aeroponic Gardening: Ideal for the Elderly

Introduction The joy of gardening is universal, yet as we age, it may become a physically challenging task. The elderly often encounter hurdles with conventional gardening tasks such as stooping, soil cultivation, weeding, and application of artificial pesticides....

Summary of the brassica vegetables we cultivated

Summary of the brassica vegetables we cultivated

Here is a summary of the various brassica vegetables we cultivated in our vertical farm using Aeroponic Towers: Firstly, we grew a selection of cabbages, including the round Farao cabbages, which are smaller in the winter and larger in the summer months. Additionally,...

Growing green onions

Growing green onions

Growing green onions has become significantly more convenient with this innovate agricultural method, enabling you to cultivate up to 260 green onions per square meter without the requirement of soil. In the video featured on this article, we will showcase our...

How to Mix your Nutrients for a Tower Farm

How to Mix your Nutrients for a Tower Farm

In the instagram and youtube videos featured in this article, we show you how we prepare our nutrients in a vertical farm using aeroponic towers in order to grow a over 160 different soilless crops including tomatoes, lettuce, zucchini, cabbages, and much more! It all...

Growing Choy Sum on a Tower Garden

Growing Choy Sum on a Tower Garden

Employing vertical agriculture techniques for cultivating Choy Sum and other Asian greens has become increasingly popular with the advent of Tower Garden technology. The various models available, such as Tower Garden Home, Tower Garden Flex, and commercial Aeroponic...

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers in the Middle East

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers in the Middle East

In the Middle East, the concept of vertical farming has seen considerable advancement over the past decade. Given the region's harsh environmental conditions, characterized by extreme temperatures and barren soil lacking vital nutrients, vertical farming has emerged...

Vertical farming with broccoli on a Tower Garden

Vertical farming with broccoli on a Tower Garden

Cultivating your own produce is a gratifying and eco-friendly lifestyle choice. Innovative vertical farming methods, such as the Tower Farm featuring Tower Garden technology, enable even city dwellers to experience the advantages of growing their own food. A prime...

Introducing children to vegetable gardening with Tower Garden

Introducing children to vegetable gardening with Tower Garden

One advantage of introducing children to vegetable gardening is that it inspires them to consume more fruits and vegetables. Children who participate in the growing process are more likely to experiment with new vegetables and continue eating them as they mature. This...

Climacteric fruits versus non-climacteric fruits

Climacteric fruits versus non-climacteric fruits

Fruits are a vital source of nutrients for humans, and they come in various types that can be categorized into climacteric and non-climacteric groups based on their ripening pattern. Climacteric fruits, such as bananas, apples, avocados, pears, and mangoes, can be...

Vertical Farming in a Prison

Vertical Farming in a Prison

We were recently in Portugal setting up a vertical farm featuring 40 aeroponics towers inside a prison, where we worked hand-in-hand with the prisoners as well as the guards of the penitentiary to set up this aeroponic farm that will be managed by the prisoners...

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers in the Philippines

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers in the Philippines

Discover the agricultural landscape of the future, where cutting-edge technology and environmentally responsible farming practices coexist. Come along with us as we travel to the very center of the Philippines to experience the incredible work that Angie, the...

Is there a Tower Farm in Israel?

Is there a Tower Farm in Israel?

As of April 2023, there is no Tower Farm in Israel. In the Middle East, we have set up several Tower Farm projects in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE, but nothing in Israel as of yet. We are currently negotiating with a significant agricultural...

Tower Farm’s nutrients are no longer considered HAZMAT!!!

Tower Farm’s nutrients are no longer considered HAZMAT!!!

We recently received excellent news: Tower Farm's nutrients are no longer considered HAZMAT!!! Not being classified as HAZMAT is a  significant improvement when it comes to international shipments. Sending HAZMAT internationally limits the number of shipping routes...

Tower Garden in Austria

Tower Garden in Austria

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Austria with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/at/de/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the...

Can I grow tomatoes and peppers on my Tower Garden inside my house?

Can I grow tomatoes and peppers on my Tower Garden inside my house?

It is not recommended to grow tomatoes or peppers when using a Tower Garden HOME equipped with its LED light kit. Tomato plants are vines that grow extensionally and can reach up to 20 feet/6 m in length. In other terms, tomato plants would outgrow the space covered...

What can I grow with Tower Garden?

What can I grow with Tower Garden?

We strongly recommend that you read an article published a couple years ago on our blog titled “What Grows Well in a Tower Garden?" From leafy greens to aromatic herbs, and from fruiting vegetables to fruits such as melons or strawberries, this article features all...

Vertical farming with cucurbits on a Tower Garden

Vertical farming with cucurbits on a Tower Garden

Tower Garden is an innovative, vertical growing system that is perfect for growing cucurbits, a family of plants that includes melons, cucumbers, squash, and pumpkins. These plants are perfect for Tower Garden because they can grow vertically, take up minimal space,...

What does NPK mean when it comes to fertilizers?

What does NPK mean when it comes to fertilizers?

NPK refers to the three primary macronutrients that are essential for plant growth: nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K). These nutrients are typically found in fertilizers and soil amendments used to improve plant growth and crop yields.The nitrogen in NPK...

Aeroponics versus Conventional Hydroponics

Aeroponics versus Conventional Hydroponics

Aeroponics and hydroponics are both soilless farming techniques that have gained popularity in recent years. While both methods offer unique advantages, aeroponics has emerged as the better alternative to conventional hydroponics due to its numerous benefits. Firstly,...

Can you use tap water in a Tower Garden?

Can you use tap water in a Tower Garden?

Tower gardens have become increasingly popular over the years, as they provide an excellent solution for those who want to grow their fresh produce in small spaces. Tower Garden uses aeroponics, a soil-less method of growing plants that relies...

Neem Oil as a Natural Pesticide for Vertical Farming

Neem Oil as a Natural Pesticide for Vertical Farming

Agrotonomy Tower Farms is focused on eco-friendly gardening and farming practices. When it comes to pesticides, insecticides, or fungicides, we only use natural products that are compatible with organic farming and gardening standards. This is why we use neem oil:...

Is the Tower Garden worth it?

Is the Tower Garden worth it?

At Agrotonomy, we have developed vertical farming projects using Tower Garden and Tower Farm technologies in 32 countries worldwide. We are so passionate about these food-growing machines that our response may be biased when answering the following question: "Is the...

Tower Garden in Italy

Tower Garden in Italy

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Italy with a credit card by using the following link:  https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/it/it/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the convenience...

Beneficial insects for your garden and Tower Farm

Beneficial insects for your garden and Tower Farm

Beneficial insects play an important role in maintaining the health and productivity of gardens and farms. These insects act as natural pest controllers, pollinators, and decomposers, and are essential for maintaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem. In this article,...

Tower Garden in Switzerland

Tower Garden in Switzerland

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Switzerland with a credit card by using the following link:  https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/ch/en/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the...

Visiting a commercial Tower Farm powered by Tower Garden technology

Visiting a commercial Tower Farm powered by Tower Garden technology

It has become increasingly complex, and in many cases impossible, to accommodate people’s requests to visit a Tower Farm. We have 2.9+ million followers on our social media platforms and receive over 150K visits to our website monthly. We have the most prominent...

Pyrethrin as a Safe Insecticide for Sustainable Agriculture

Pyrethrin as a Safe Insecticide for Sustainable Agriculture

At Agrotonomy Tower Farms, we're committed to sustainable agriculture practices. Our approach to pest management is rooted in using natural solutions that are consistent with organic farming and gardening principles. Occasionally, when necessary, we use Pyrethrin:...

Thuricide as a Pesticide

Thuricide as a Pesticide

As an eco-conscious gardening and farming enterprise, Agrotonomy Tower Farms takes a natural approach to pest control. We exclusively employ eco-friendly pesticides, insecticides, and fungicides that are consistent with organic farming and gardening standards. When...

Vertical farming with Tower Farms in Italy

Vertical farming with Tower Farms in Italy

Recently, we visited the first vertical farm using aeroponic towers in Italy, located in the province of Bergamo in the Lombardy region. This small aeroponic farm was set up by our partners known as Easy Peasy, where they have 50 aeroponic towers in a greenhouse with...

Recap of what we grew in 2022

Recap of what we grew in 2022

Here is a recap of what we grew in our vertical farm on aeroponic Tower Gardens this year: Starting with veggies, we grew several types of cherry tomatoes including orange, yellow, and white cherry tomatoes. When it comes to peppers, we grew habaneros, peri peri,...

Vertical Farming with Tower Farms in Restaurants

Vertical Farming with Tower Farms in Restaurants

This aeroponic urban vertical farm is located inside a restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska where they feature 61 aeroponic towers with a total target annual yield of 3600 pounds of leafy greens and herbs. This restaurant is known as 'Gather in Omaha’ where their indoor...

Propagation strategy for lettuce grown using a Tower Garden

Propagation strategy for lettuce grown using a Tower Garden

Tower Garden's aeroponic revolutionary farming technique allows you to harvest up to 52 plants per square meter without the necessity for soil. Today, we are going to demonstrate our propagation strategy for growing soilless lettuce on an aeroponic tower. To get...

Is Tower Garden organic?

Is Tower Garden organic?

In spite of the fact that we use 90% less pesticides than organic farming, and in spite of the fact that we save 95% water and 90% space, Tower Garden cannot be considered “organic” from a marketing perspective. None of the off-the-ground gardening and farming...

How long does it take plants to grow in Tower Garden?

How long does it take plants to grow in Tower Garden?

When growing fruit and vegetables in a Tower Garden, each plant has a different growing cycle. On average, leafy greens such as lettuce can be ready in four weeks. However, varieties such as Lolla Rossa may take up to six weeks. Other leafy greens such as kale...

Can I grow on a Tower Garden indoors?

Can I grow on a Tower Garden indoors?

Tower Garden aeroponic system is very versatile. It can be used indoors with its LED light kit, and outdoors, whether on a balcony or on a rooftop. When used indoors, Tower Garden needs to be equipped with a LED light kit that only uses 120 W: – 120 watts × 14 hours...

International Green Week – Berlin, Germany, 20-29 January 2023

International Green Week – Berlin, Germany, 20-29 January 2023

On September 2022, Agrotonomy Corp. entered a partnership agreement with Corvus Group GmbH to promote Tower Farms using Tower Garden technology in Germany. Corvus Group GmbH is currently in the process of finalizing the remodeling of an old greenhouse located about...

Tower Garden in Spain

Tower Garden in Spain

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Spain with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/es/es/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the convenience...

Tower Garden in Ireland

Tower Garden in Ireland

From Belfast to Dublin, regardless of where you are located in Ireland, you can now order with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/ie/en/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be...

Tower Garden in the UK

Tower Garden in the UK

Tower Garden can now be ordered in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland) with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/gb/en/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly...

Tower Garden France

Tower Garden France

Tower Garden can now be ordered from France & Switzerland with a credit card by using the following links: France: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/fr/fr/tower-garden/shop Switzerland: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/ch/fr/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be...

Tower Garden Germany

Tower Garden Germany

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Germany with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/de/de/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the...

The largest rooftop Tower Farm is located in Paris

The largest rooftop Tower Farm is located in Paris

For the last five years, we have been working with one of our customers in Paris for the development of several Tower Farms in Paris France. Their flagship project is a Tower Farm featuring 350 towers located on a rooftop is in the city center of Paris. This project...

How do I set up Tower Garden?

How do I set up Tower Garden?

Setting up a Tower Garden is a very simple process. Upon opening the box, your Tower Garden kit will come with the following items: 1 Tower Garden European unit2 Fertilizer Set 250 ml (A & B)1 Net Pot Set (40 pcs)1 Start Growing Set (Rock Wool with 28 cubes,...

How much water does a Tower Garden use?

How much water does a Tower Garden use?

The amount of water used in a Tower Garden depends on the type of crops being grown. An aeroponic tower used to grow tomatoes will require more water and nutrients than a tower used to grow parsley. Another factor relating to daily water consumption is the climate...

How much electricity does a Tower Garden use?

How much electricity does a Tower Garden use?

"How much electricity does a Tower Garden use?” is a question that many potential customers have prior to purchasing an aeroponic tower by Tower Garden. Tower Garden is known to save 95% water in comparison to conventional vegetable gardening, 90% space, but it is...

Sicce Pumps are the Best for Hydroponics

Sicce Pumps are the Best for Hydroponics

Over the years, we have tried many different pumps that were manufactured in the USA, Japan, Korea, China, Germany, and France, and we always have had problems mainly in regard to the longevity of the equipment. Finally, we discovered a company in Italy which...

Growing Carolina Reaper Chili Peppers on a Tower Garden

Growing Carolina Reaper Chili Peppers on a Tower Garden

The advantage to cultivate chili peppers on a Tower Garden is that they grow generously, giving abundant crop yields, and potent quality fruits. And yes, chili peppers are fruits and not vegetables from a botanical perspective! Growing chili peppers from seeds is a...

Marigold Flowers on a Tower Garden

Marigold Flowers on a Tower Garden

When growing flowers in a commercial Tower Farm or on a Tower Garden Home, we almost always choose edible flower varieties. The whole strategy around growing edible flowers in a Tower Farm is to use the flowers for ornamental cooking purposes, but mainly to choose...

Vertical Farming in Africa with Tower Farms

Vertical Farming in Africa with Tower Farms

As of now (Decemeber 2022), we have developed 5 aeroponic Tower Farms in Africa (2 in Kenya, 1 in Equatorial Guinea, 1 in Nigeria, and 1 in Cape Verde). Each project clearly outlined the relevance of Tower Farms' vertical farming technology in Africa. At first sight,...

Growing Kangkong on a Tower Garden

Growing Kangkong on a Tower Garden

Kangkong, also known as water spinach, grows abundantly using Tower Garden's aeroponic technology. Like when growing arugula, also known as rocket because of how fast it grows, water spinach is also a fast-growing crop. More than just a fast-growing crop, Kangkong...

On-Site Services for Vertical Farming with Tower Farms

On-Site Services for Vertical Farming with Tower Farms

Although setting up a Tower Farm is a straightforward process that can be easily performed by following the instructions provided by the manufacturer, Agrotonomy provides free on-site assembly supervision and training services (for Tower Farms featuring at least 100...

Top 7 Benefits of a Tower Farm

Top 7 Benefits of a Tower Farm

After having set up vertical farms in 30 countries spread on 5 continents, let us share with you the main advantages of a Tower Farm aeroponic system: 1. Water saving – when growing fruits and vegetables in a Tower Farm, we save up to 95% water in comparison to...

Space Savings of a Tower Farm

Space Savings of a Tower Farm

Most vertical farming projects around the world are made of stackable microgreens/baby greens trays, growing indoors, 100% LED lights dependent. Although we offer a LED light kit for our commercial towers (2.5 m/44 plants) for growing indoors, one of the great...

Propagation Process of Cilantro when Growing on an Aeroponic Tower

Propagation Process of Cilantro when Growing on an Aeroponic Tower

Check out the video below where we show you the propagation process for growing cilantro on an aeroponic tower from seed to harvest without the use of soil, allowing you to grow up to 52 plants per square meter. Let’s get going! Firstly, you need to soak your...

Off-the-grid aeroponic Tower Farm in Africa

Off-the-grid aeroponic Tower Farm in Africa

We were recently in Africa, in the island nation of Cape Verde. Here, we set up an aeroponic vertical farm featuring 100 aeroponic towers. This pilot project aims to grow fresh leafy greens, herbs, and vegetables for a country that imports 90% of its food. This 100%...

General Public Misperception of Organic Agriculture

General Public Misperception of Organic Agriculture

Only crops grown in the soil can be organic. There is a general misperception regarding the meaning of “organic.” Most people think organic means pesticide-free, no man-made harmful chemicals, and no GMO. They are partially right, but this is not what qualifies a crop...

Operating a Tower Farm with a Reverse Osmosis System

Operating a Tower Farm with a Reverse Osmosis System

We recommend operating a Tower Farm with water that has been treated through a reverse osmosis system. There is a significant difference between exceptionally vibrant crops and vegetables that 'just look okay'! In too many cases, when someone starts operating a Tower...

Vertical Farming in Saudi Arabia

Vertical Farming in Saudi Arabia

Back in March 2022, Agrotonomy’s Team went to Saudi Arabia to supervise the installation and launching of a Tower Farm. In the initial video featured below, we went to the middle of the desert in Saudi Arabia where we set up an aeroponic Tower Farm in a fully...

When aquaponics meets hydroponics

When aquaponics meets hydroponics

Agrotonomy is proud to present one of its new clients & partners, Aqua Garden, located in the USA! This is an aquaponic farm that raises walleye and utilizes the nutrients the fish produce to grow fresh culinary herbs and lettuce. This state-of-the-art indoor Tower...

Tower Farm in Kuwait

Tower Farm in Kuwait

At Agrotonomy Corp., more than just selling Tower Farms around the world, we fly on location to supervise the installation process as well as act as consultants for greenhouse development. In the first video featured in this article, we went to the middle of the...

First Aeroponic Vertical Farm in Kuwait

First Aeroponic Vertical Farm in Kuwait

Another vertical farm using Tower Garden technology is about to thrive in the Gulf region! Back in the MENA region, we just set up a Tower Farm in the middle of the desert in Wafra, the farming area in southern Kuwait. This fully automated Tower Farm is hosted in a...

How Many Towers Can Fit in a Container?

How Many Towers Can Fit in a Container?

The final number of towers that could fit in a container depends on the size of the towers ordered: 20-foot container (towers only): 150 towers (7 pots • 28 plants per tower) 125 towers (9 pots • 36 plants per tower) 110 towers (11 pots • 44 plants per tower) 90...

Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Tower Farm

Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Tower Farm

Another Tower Farm is coming to Africa! We are proud to announce an upcoming Tower Farm using Tower Garden technology in Cabo Verde, a.k.a. Cape Verde. Cape Verde is an archipelago and island country in the central Atlantic Ocean, off the Western coast of Africa. It...

Can You Grow Marijuana in a Tower Garden?

Can You Grow Marijuana in a Tower Garden?

Marijuana grows prolifically in a Tower Garden. When using the Tower Garden HOME, rather than planting regular feminized seeds, we recommend to grow auto-flowering strains, or even better, clones. For marijuana cultivation using Tower Garden technology, we advise you...

Tower Farms: No Previous Farming Experience Required!

Tower Farms: No Previous Farming Experience Required!

A commercial Tower Farm can be operated successfully by someone who does not have any experience in gardening or farming. To our knowledge, Tower Garden aeroponic system is the only technology which delivers professional results without needing previous experience...

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Cabbage and Lettuce

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Cabbage and Lettuce

This video showing the harvest of a cabbage and of an oak leaf lettuce, has been one of the most popular posts on our social media platforms this year… It was viewed almost 10 million times on Instagram. We would like to thank our followers and the viewers for their...

Tower Farms & Tower Garden in Russia

Tower Farms & Tower Garden in Russia

Although Agrotonomy has sold Tower Farms in 5 continents and in over 20 countries, we have never done business with Russia as of yet. We are currently working on an indoor Tower Farm project in Estonia. Yes, we do understand that Estonia is not Russia in spite of its...

Pole Beans Versus Bush Beans Using Tower Garden Technology

Pole Beans Versus Bush Beans Using Tower Garden Technology

Over the years, we have grown all types of pole beans including yard long beans and several heirloom varieties. As a support for the growth of its vines, initially, we used the support cages manufactured by Tower Garden. Although we experienced satisfactory results...

Agrotonomy Tower Farms’ Clientele Worldwide

Agrotonomy Tower Farms’ Clientele Worldwide

Agrotonomy set up the first Tower Farm outside the USA in Ibiza, Spain back in 2015. Since then, Agrotonomy has become the leading international Tower Farm reseller with a clientele spread on 5 continents. Our Tower Farm customers are located in the following...

Top 10 Herbs to Grow in the Tower Garden

Top 10 Herbs to Grow in the Tower Garden

Every kind of aromatic herbs will grow well, fast, and give generous crop yields when using Tower Garden technology (whether referring to Tower Garden HOME, Tower Garden FLEX, or the commercial aeroponic towers used in a Tower Farm). When it comes to aromatic herbs,...

Top 10 Lettuces to Grow on the Tower Garden

Top 10 Lettuces to Grow on the Tower Garden

Every kind of lettuce will grow well, fast, and give generous crop yields when using Tower Garden technology (whether referring to Tower Garden HOME, Tower Garden FLEX, or the commercial aeroponic towers used in a Tower Farm). When it comes to leafy greens, Tower...

Visiting Agrotonomy Tower Farms in Ibiza, Spain

Visiting Agrotonomy Tower Farms in Ibiza, Spain

The Tower Farm run by Agrotonomy in Ibiza is open for visits every year from late April to mid-October (by appointment only). Due to our international traveling schedule during winter season, we size down significantly the number of towers actively operating around...

Tower Garden Recipes

Tower Garden Recipes

At Agrotonomy Tower Farms, back in 2020, we started to create a few ‘from-tower-to-plate’ videos. As a result of this initiative, we have decided to produce a whole series of recipe videos that we will shoot in 2022. We vow to create the most extensive Tower Garden...

Can You Grow Multiple Varieties of Crops on One Tower Garden?

Can You Grow Multiple Varieties of Crops on One Tower Garden?

One of the great advantages of gardening with a Tower Garden is the fact that it can be used to grow different crops on the same tower at the same time. Of course, a ‘common sense strategy’ must be applied during the planting process. For example, heavy crops that...

Can You Grow Tromboncino in a Tower Garden?

Can You Grow Tromboncino in a Tower Garden?

Like most of every squash, tromboncino grows abundantly in a Tower Garden. However, considering that the vines can be up to 6-meter long (20ft), we strongly recommend the use of a trellis to accommodate the growth of the plant. Of course, tromboncino can be grown from...

Microgreen Towers vs Baby Green Towers vs High-Density Towers

Microgreen Towers vs Baby Green Towers vs High-Density Towers

Microgreen Towers vs Baby Green Towers vs High-Density Towers When the microgreen towers were launched a few years ago, we felt that referring to these towers as a microgreen tower was misrepresentative. In fact, these towers are not used to grow microgreens but...

Can You Grow Watercress in a Tower Garden?

Can You Grow Watercress in a Tower Garden?

Along with arugula, watercress is one of the fastest growing crops in a Tower Garden. Although it comes across between leafy greens and herbs, the watercress, also called yellow cress, is a specie of aquatic flowering plant in the cabbage family. Watercress grows not...

Can You Grow Mâche in a Tower Garden?

Can You Grow Mâche in a Tower Garden?

Along with arugula and watercress, mâche is one of the fastest growing crops in a Tower Garden. Mâche is the French name of the edible salad also known as corn salad and lamb's lettuce. Mâche grows not only rapidly but also prolifically. It also germinates very...

What Can You Grow in a Tower Garden HOME?

What Can You Grow in a Tower Garden HOME?

Basically, every crop that grows in a commercial Tower Farm can grow on a Tower Garden HOME. Although the reservoir of the Tower Garden HOME is smaller than the reservoir of the Tower Garden used in a Tower Farm, the modular stackable sections of the tower are the...

New Model of Tower Garden for Europe

New Model of Tower Garden for Europe

The new Tower Garden model for Europe is now available! We are talking about the Tower Garden HOME. Although such tower was originally designed for home-use for the residential market, they are now widely used by numerous schools, senior care facilities, office,...

A New Vertical Farm in Africa!

A New Vertical Farm in Africa!

Agrotonomy is proud to announce the upcoming inception of a new Tower Farm in Equatorial Guinea. This project will be developed in the outskirts of the capital City of Malabo. Equatorial Guinea is split in two (2) locations. There is the continental Equatorial Guinea...

What is the average cost of a Tower Farm?

What is the average cost of a Tower Farm?

As of 2021, the price per tower is as follows : Regular Towers: The price per tower (without volume discounts) is as follows: 28 plants per tower • 1.8 m (height) • 7 stackable modular sections = $49536 plants per tower • 2.1 m (height) • 9 stackable modular sections...

Crop Yield of a Tower Farm

Crop Yield of a Tower Farm

From a “cash crop’ perspective, a Tower Farm operator farming in a climate controlled greenhouse environment should mainly focus on leafy greens and aromatic/medicinal herbs. Although over 200 different crops can be grown successfully using our aeroponic tower...

Tower Farm in Australia

Tower Farm in Australia

Agrotonomy is proud to announce that the first Tower Farm in Australia is about to become a reality! As specialists in international Tower Farm development outside the US, Agrotonomy Corp. has set up the first Tower Farms in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southeast...

Hortibiz Daily News

Hortibiz Daily News

The whole team of Agrotonomy would like to pay a tribute of respect and gratefulness to Hortibiz Daily News, the most interesting daily newsletter in the world of agriculture 4.0. The variety and the pertinence of the articles set this publication in a category of its...

Vertical Aeroponic Farming in Africa

Vertical Aeroponic Farming in Africa

On November 8, 2019, Agrotonomy Tower Farms announced the first Tower Farm in Africa coming soon to Kenya! After quite a few hurdles related to the intricate process of exporting to Kenya, and in spite of COVID-19, a pilot Tower Farm using Tower Garden technology is...

Is Aeroponics Better than Hydroponics?

Is Aeroponics Better than Hydroponics?

Recently, we published an article titled, Is Tower Garden a Hydroponic Tower?, which we recommend you to read. As mentioned emphatically in this article, aeroponics is a branch of hydroponics. However, aeroponics is the most ‘different’ hydroponic technology of them...

Difference between Tower Garden HOME and Tower Garden FLEX

Difference between Tower Garden HOME and Tower Garden FLEX

When Tower Garden started, there was only one model for home-use, the Tower Garden FLEX, which back then was only referred to as Tower Garden. Basically, the Tower Garden FLEX is the shorter version of the towers used for commercial purpose in a Tower Farm. The Tower...

Is Tower Garden a Hydroponic Tower?

Is Tower Garden a Hydroponic Tower?

Two years ago, we published an article on our blog titled, Is the Tower Garden a hydroponic tower or an aeroponic tower? There are actually six main types of hydroponic techniques used in commercial farming: • Wick Systems• Deep Water Culture (DWC)• Nutrient Film...

Gourds on a Tower Garden

Gourds on a Tower Garden

Gourds come in many shapes and sizes. Like the loofah, gourds grow exponentially and can vines can reach 12 m. Gourds are extremely prone to mildew and fungi. Like with all cucurbits, we advise you to have a growing strategy allowing the plant to grow on a structure...

Growing corn on a Tower Garden

Growing corn on a Tower Garden

When growing corn on a Tower Garden®, it is mandatory to use a grow cage to support the stem of the plants. Without the use of a grow cage or support structure, the corn plant will uproot itself out of the tower in windy conditions. Due to the weight and size of corn...

Urban Smart Farms food donation program in Florida

Urban Smart Farms food donation program in Florida

Urban Smart Farms is an indoor aeroponic Tower Farm inside the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.When the tourism industry came to a halt in Orlando Florida, Urban Smart Farms, Centerplate and the Orange County Convention Center switched gears and...

Growing Beans on a Tower Garden

Growing Beans on a Tower Garden

When growing pole bean varieties on a Tower Garden®, the use of a support-cage or trellis/grow-teepee is required to allow the vines to grow properly. Pole beans include our favorites i.e. French green beans (haricots verts), Asian yard long beans, most purple beans,...

Growing Kohlrabi on a Tower Garden

Growing Kohlrabi on a Tower Garden

Kohlrabi is another cultivar of the Brassica family such as kale, cabbage, collard greens, savoy cabbage, and broccoli. Like all its cousins, Kohlrabi can be considered as a superfood (as long as it is eaten raw) as it is packed with nutrients and antioxidants!...

Can I Grow Potatoes and Carrots on a Tower Garden?

Can I Grow Potatoes and Carrots on a Tower Garden?

Regrettably, root crops such as onions, potatoes, carrots, and garlic do not grow on a Tower Garden. However, some root vegetables such as beets, radishes, and fennel thrive when using Tower Garden technology.Furthermore, blueberries and raspberries do not grow on a...

Do Blueberries and Raspberries Grow on a Tower Garden?

Do Blueberries and Raspberries Grow on a Tower Garden?

Regrettably, blueberries and raspberries do not grow on a Tower Garden. Although over 150 nutrient-rich crops can be grown using a Tower Garden, bushes, trees, and grapevines do not grow on an aeroponic tower. When growing crops on a Tower Garden, contrary to...

How to Grow Brassica Vegetables on a Tower Garden

How to Grow Brassica Vegetables on a Tower Garden

Brassica vegetables a.k.a cruciferous grow abundantly and effortlessly on a vertical aeroponic system using Tower Garden technology. We invite you to watch the video below which was shot last week in Ibiza, Spain (outdoor Tower Farm operating 12 months out of a year)....

Countries Where Tower Garden is Currently Available

Countries Where Tower Garden is Currently Available

As of April 2021, the Tower Garden for home-use is available in the following countries: 1. Tower Garden USA: Tower Garden FLEX Growing System Tower Garden HOME Growing System 2. Tower Garden Canada: Tower Garden FLEX Growing System Tower Garden HOME Growing System 3....

Forecasting Crops Selection When Planning a Tower Farm

Forecasting Crops Selection When Planning a Tower Farm

When planning to set up a Tower Farm, people always wonder what crops they should grow. Based on our extensive experience setting up Tower Farms indoors, outdoors, and in greenhouses (on 4 continents), our advice is to let the local market decide what crops should be...

Growing Bok Choy on a Tower Garden

Growing Bok Choy on a Tower Garden

Bok choy is known to be one of the fastest-growing crops when using a Tower Garden®. Whether eating its baby leaves in a salad or whether using it for a stir fry, it offers a wide range of culinary possibilities.We enjoy growing bok choy using Tower Garden® technology...

Converting an Existing Building into a Vertical Farm

Converting an Existing Building into a Vertical Farm

Converting a commercial space into a vertical farm is an intricate challenge, which in many cases ends up being as expensive and less efficient than building from scratch. Inspired by vertical farms which have been overly publicized on social media such as Aerofarms...

Tower Garden Technology coming to Tahiti

Tower Garden Technology coming to Tahiti

First Tower Farm in French Polynesia coming up soon in Tahiti! Agrotonomy Tower Farms is proud to announce its partnership with Teva Natura a.k.a. Hotu Ora Farms a.k.a. Mr. Teva Laguerre for the development of Tower Farms in French Polynesia. The first Tower Farm...

Responding to Coronavirus with Vertical Farming!

Responding to Coronavirus with Vertical Farming!

When COVID-19 led to the first wave of quarantines in March 2020, at Agrotonomy Tower Farms, we started to donate up to 95% of our vegetables and food production to low-income individuals. Giving away nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables has been, and still is, our...

Rockwool Growing Medium for Tower Garden

Rockwool Growing Medium for Tower Garden

Every Tower Farm produces its own seedlings from seeds. We advise buying organic seeds. Although every Tower Farm owner is responsible for outsourcing their own seeds, we provide our customers with the contact information of our seed providers. Furthermore, we consult...

Tower Garden and Tower Farms e-Books

Tower Garden and Tower Farms e-Books

We have recently released 2 e-books related to growing crops using Tower Garden technology:1. Getting the most out of your aeroponic tower: This e-book is jam-packed with tips and tricks and do’s and don’ts for Tower Garden owners. Aside from being loaded with Tower...

Growing collard greens on a Tower Garden

Growing collard greens on a Tower Garden

Collard greens like its cousins the cabbage and broccoli are by every means a superfood! Although purpose of this publication is not to advocate the health benefits of such or such crop, let’s say that it is a pleasure to grow and cook such a tasty, versatile and...

Aeroponic celery on a Tower Garden

Aeroponic celery on a Tower Garden

Growing celery on the Tower Garden has its pros and cons: Unless growing celery in the perfect climate-controlled greenhouse conditions, celery takes a long time to grow on the Tower Garden (up to 60 days and even longer depending on varieties). Also, the celery...

Growing Loofah Sponges on a Tower Garden

Growing Loofah Sponges on a Tower Garden

Loofah plants, like their cousin the cucumber, belong to the cucurbit family. They produce invasive vines. When growing loofah on the Tower Garden, an outside structure is needed to grow the plants. Vines can be as long as 6 m (20 feet) and produce large fruits. The...

Growing kale on a Tower Garden

Growing kale on a Tower Garden

Ron Finley (the 'gardening gangsta') once said: “Kids who grow kale, eat kale!”…. We like this quote: It could not be truer when it comes to children involved with helping their parents growing kale on a Tower Garden! Kale is not only a leader in the world of leafy...

Should I set up a Tower Farm outdoors, indoors, or in a Greenhouse?

Should I set up a Tower Farm outdoors, indoors, or in a Greenhouse?

When considering to set up a fully automated commercial aeroponic Tower Farm, people often wonder as per which is the best option. Since we have set up numerous Tower Farms around the world whether indoors, outdoors, or in greenhouses, allow us to share the pros and...

Agronomy  Consultancy Services

Agronomy Consultancy Services

We offer 2 different consultancy services: • Greenhouse Consultation and Purchasing.• Project development consultation. 1) Greenhouse Consultation & Purchasing service: This service consists of consulting with the client in regards to his/her greenhouse needs....

How to grow basil on a Tower Garden

How to grow basil on a Tower Garden

There are 5 herbs referred to as the 'King of herbs', and basil is one of them. Like its cousins mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme, lavender, and marjoram, basil belongs to the lamiaceae family. We could write a full chapter explaining why basil is considered the...

Aeroponic tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Aeroponic tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Growing tomatoes in a Tower Garden is not just a “plant & play” experience. There are many pros and cons, as well as different growing techniques to consider. When starting the seedling process for tomatoes, the manufacturer advises to plant 2 seeds per...

Growing aeroponic mustard greens on a Tower Garden

Growing aeroponic mustard greens on a Tower Garden

Like arugula, mustard greens are related to the Brassicaceae/Cruciferous family. Mustard greens come in different shapes and give generous harvests. Mustard greens have a surprisingly complex tangy taste while revealing true mustard flavors, Dijon-style! There is no...

How to grow peppers on a Tower Garden

How to grow peppers on a Tower Garden

Whether growing sweet bell peppers or spicy varieties, peppers of all kinds thrive when growing using Tower Garden technology. When starting the seedling process for peppers, the manufacturer advises to plant 2 seeds per rockwool/coco coir, and when seedlings are...

Tower Farm = Farming for Dummies!

Tower Farm = Farming for Dummies!

Running a Tower Farm is like “farming for dummies”, or more exactly, it is a technology for people having zero previous farming or gardening experience! At Agrotonomy Corp., as a combined team, we had over 28 years of organic farming and 12 years of running a...

Is the Tower Garden safe?

Is the Tower Garden safe?

Tower Garden aeroponic system is totally safe. Contrary to Chinese and Indian knockoffs which are made of cheap PVC and other toxic plastic derived materials, the Tower Garden is made from the safest high-end UV-stabilized, BPA-free, food-grade PC/ABS proprietary...

How much does the Tower Garden cost?

How much does the Tower Garden cost?

Tower Garden in the USA: In the USA, the Tower Garden system can be purchased over 12 interest-free installments for $55.83 per month. The Tower Garden flex can be purchased over 12 interest-free installments for $55.83 per month. The Tower Garden Family Garden which...

Harvests rotations for leafy greens & herbs

Harvests rotations for leafy greens & herbs

Harvest rotations of leafy greens and aromatic herbs depend greatly on different cultivars and growing conditions, whether outdoors, indoors with LED lights, or in a climate-controlled greenhouse. Even when mentioning 'outdoors,' it varies according to weather...

Business plans, ROI, capital expenditure, KPI…

Business plans, ROI, capital expenditure, KPI…

We do not get further involved with business plans, ROI, capital expenditure, KPI… We sell fully automated Tower Farms which consist of the towers, the automated irrigation, the nutrient dozing systems, the nutrients and that is all. We also offer on-site staff...

Tower Garden in Mexico, Central America, and South America

Tower Garden in Mexico, Central America, and South America

Currently, the Tower Garden for home-use can only be purchased in the USA, in Canada, and 16 selected European countries. However, from Mexico to Panama, and from Costa Rica to Chile, our fully automated aeroponic Tower Farms are available (minimum 10 towers): Tower...

Artificial light requirements for indoor Tower Farm

Artificial light requirements for indoor Tower Farm

Tower Farms featured in airports, convention centers, or any other area without natural light are using artificial lights as follows: – Minimum 1000 watts per fixture, regardless of type… MH, HPS, or LED. – Fixtures need to be mounted at least 3 feet (1m) above the...

Message to organic farming and permaculture aficionados

Message to organic farming and permaculture aficionados

Firstly, let’s get any form of argument out of the way: we love organic farming, we reverently respect the world of permaculture, and we encourage and support anyone involved in such constructive and meaningful food-growing endeavors. When we started Agrotonomy Corp.,...

Growing leafy greens and herbs in a commercial Tower Farm

Growing leafy greens and herbs in a commercial Tower Farm

When growing tomatoes, our Tower Farm technology is great, but there are other systems equally productive. The same applies for most fruiting vegetables. However, when it comes to growing leafy greens and herbs, whether spinach, lettuce (all kinds), kale, chard,...

Growing aeroponic marijuana on a Tower Garden

Growing aeroponic marijuana on a Tower Garden

This blog post is not intended to promote marijuana cultivation. It is written strictly to outline the superior botanical potential of the incredibly versatile Tower Garden aeroponic system. Only individuals residing in areas where cannabis cultivation is legal should...

The pros and cons of a Tower Farm featuring only 10 Towers

The pros and cons of a Tower Farm featuring only 10 Towers

The following is addressed to international customers (outside the USA/Canada): Tower Farms are being shipped directly from the US as fully automated systems including the irrigation and dosing equipment, which deliver the water and nutrients automatically to each...

Tower Garden, coronavirus and food security.

Tower Garden, coronavirus and food security.

In light of the current international situation with the coronavirus, whether it is contained rapidly or not, one of the ripple effects of covid-19, is that the general public is now fully aware that a pandemic is a reality. People are starting to realize that they...

What is the Tower Garden made from?

What is the Tower Garden made from?

Tower Garden is made from the safest high-end UV-stabilized, BPA-free, food-grade PC/ABS proprietary plastic formula. The high-quality resins used by Tower Garden are compliant with both U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines for food contact and European...

Tower Farms Saudi Arabia

Tower Farms Saudi Arabia

Agrotonomy Corp. exhibited at Saudi Agriculture 2019 introducing for the first time in Saudi Arabia the fully automated aeroponic Tower Farm system using Tower Garden technology in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Agriculture 2019 was an impressive agricultural tradeshow featuring...

Tower Garden Latin America

Tower Garden Latin America

We are currently involved in the development of a project involving multiple Tower Farms in Peru which are meant to feed Inca communities living in high elevation in the Andes mountainsBack in September, we visited our Peruvian partners in Lima to discuss in person...

Tower Garden Switzerland

Tower Garden Switzerland

The Tower Garden aeroponic system for residential use is available in Switzerland For Fr.899. The led light kit for indoor growing costs Fr.369. Such rates include shipping and taxes. For more information, please visit the Tower Garden section of our website which is...

Examples of Aeroponic Tower Farms

Examples of Aeroponic Tower Farms

The versatility of an aeroponic Tower Farm means that it can be set up in a greenhouse, backyard, rooftop, balcony, school, restaurant, indoors, and outdoors! Check out the wide range of possibilities when it comes to setting up a Tower Farm!Backyard Tower Farm in a...

Tower Garden Austria

Tower Garden Austria

Recently, we published a post on our blog titled "Tower Garden in Germany". In this post, we addressed a message to German residents informing them that the Tower Garden aeroponic system was available in Germany. However, in this article, we omitted to mention that...

Tower Garden in Germany

Tower Garden in Germany

In Germany, back in 1950, there were 1.6 million farmers. In 1990, there were only 600,000 farmers left. Now, the German farming community has been reduced to 280,000 and is still declining. Such staggering numbers are the reflection of agricultural industrialization...

Tower Garden UK

Tower Garden UK

Tower Garden is available in the UK. Whether ordering your Tower Garden from England, Wales, or Scotland, the cost of the fully inclusive Tower Garden aeroponic system is £569. However, should you wish to order the led-light-kit for indoor growing, it will cost an...

France: European leader in agricultural production

France: European leader in agricultural production

Recently, we published an article on our blog titled "Crazy facts about the Netherlands". In this article, we paid a tribute of respect to the Netherlands for being the second biggest agricultural exporter in the world in spite of its tiny landmass! However, although...

Requirement for becoming a Tower Farm reseller

Requirement for becoming a Tower Farm reseller

In order to be eligible to become a reseller of our commercial aeroponic tower systems, someone must own and operate a Tower Farm for at least 2 years (24 months). No exception can be made: the manufacturer in the USA is very strict about its Tower Farm reseller...

Crazy fact about the Netherlands

Crazy fact about the Netherlands

1/3 of the country lies below sea level! However, through means of dikes, pumps, sand dunes and ingenious dams, the Dutch have figured out the most advanced anti-flood system in the world allowing them to “stay above water”! But here are some crazier facts about this...

Growing strawberries commercially in a Tower Farm

Growing strawberries commercially in a Tower Farm

As of November 2019, no Tower Farm has been used to grow strawberries commercially as of yet. When it comes to cash crops, over the last decade, Tower Farms have been mainly focused on growing leafy greens and aromatic herbs. Although Tower Garden allows growing over...

Tower Garden Flex

Tower Garden Flex

The Tower Garden Home is now available in the USA and Canada. Meanwhile, the regular Tower Garden for home-use in the US and Canada has been renamed as the Tower Garden FLEX. ?How much does Tower Garden HOME cost? In the US, Tower Garden HOME, which includes built-in...

Tower Farms in Africa coming soon to Kenya!

Tower Farms in Africa coming soon to Kenya!

Agrotonomy Corp. is proud to announce the official first Tower Farm pilot projects coming soon to Africa! In the first phase of development, there will be 3 small Tower Farms in Kenya: one Tower Farm in Nairobi, the other Tower Farm in Mombasa, and a third one in an...

Tower Farm Dubai

Tower Farm Dubai

Mama's Farm will be the first Tower Farm using Tower Garden technology located in a residential neighborhood in Dubai. In 2018, Agrotonomy Corp. set up its first commercial Tower Farm project in the UAE. However, such Tower Farm is situated in an industrial area and...

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers by Tower Garden.

Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers by Tower Garden.

Since commercial vertical farming started about 20 years ago, the technology has been invariably based on stacked-up trays artificially lit with low energy LED lights. Whether talking about a pioneer company like Aerofarms, which is using its own proprietary patented...

Tower Garden Europe, USA & Canada.

Tower Garden Europe, USA & Canada.

Tower Garden Europe, USA & Canada. English: Tower Garden is available in the UK, Ireland, Canada and in the USA. German: Tower Garden is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Finnish: Tower Garden is available in Finland French: Tower Garden is available...

Organic nutrients for hydroponics and aeroponics

Organic nutrients for hydroponics and aeroponics

At Agrotonomy, we are currently testing organic nutrients in our towers and we can now forecast excellent results! We are talking about organic liquid fertilizers suitable for hydroponics and aeroponics: basically, the A mineral nutrients are being replaced by a...

Radish on a Tower Garden

Radish on a Tower Garden

We only advise growing radishes using Tower Garden® technology as an experiment only. When growing radishes aeroponically, the crop yield is extremely weak in comparison to growing radishes in the soil. Their taste and texture are also inferior based on our numerous...

What Tower Garden size is right for my Tower Farm?

What Tower Garden size is right for my Tower Farm?

Let's recap the various tower sizes for reference purposes Aeroponic Towers for Regular Crops: 28 plants per tower – 1.8 m (height) – 7 stackable modular sections. 36 plants per tower – 2.1 m (height) – 9 stackable modular sections. 44 plants per tower – 2.5 m...

Is the Tower Garden a hydroponic tower or an aeroponic tower?

Is the Tower Garden a hydroponic tower or an aeroponic tower?

Technically, aeroponics is a branch of hydroponics. Although unique, aeroponic farming relies on water and soluble nutrients as well like conventional hydroponics. However, in conventional hydroponics, the roots of the plants grow in a substrate and are immersed at...

Thank you, Qatar for welcoming Tower Garden® technology!

Thank you, Qatar for welcoming Tower Garden® technology!

From the 19th to the 23rd of March, we went to exhibit at the Agriteq , in Doha, Qatar, to promote our aeroponic Tower Farms systems. We were overly impressed by the venue. In fact, the show was a last minute decision from the agricultural Department of Qatar. The...

GFIA tradeshow in Abu Dhabi

GFIA tradeshow in Abu Dhabi

On the 1st and 2nd of April, we exhibited at the GFIA tradeshow in Abu Dhabi promoting commercial aeroponic Tower Farm systems (by Tower Garden®). At first, we thought that it was going to be less busy of an event than the AgraME in Dubai. Contrary to Dubai where we...

Thank you Dubai for being Dubai!

Thank you Dubai for being Dubai!

We came to Dubai over the first week of March 2019, to exhibit at the AgraME (best agricultural tradeshow of the Arab world) to promote the fully automated aeroponic commercial Tower Farm systems by Tower Garden® . We would like to thank the organizers of AgraME for a...

Growing tomatoes commercially in a Tower Farm

Growing tomatoes commercially in a Tower Farm

Growing tomatoes commercially in a Tower Farm: Tomatoes grow abundantly when using Tower Garden technology. We have run many comparative tests with conventional soil farming. When growing tomatoes on an aeroponic Tower Farm system by Tower Garden®, aeroponic tomatoes...

The aeroponic Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden®

The aeroponic Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden®

The aeroponic  Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden: The Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden was originally designed to grow microgreens (of course!) but is widely used to grow “petite vegetables”and wheatgrass. Considering that every crop that has been ever tested...

Operating guidelines for a Tower Farm

Operating guidelines for a Tower Farm

The information below is the Tower Farm manual (provided by the manufacturer) which gives full information in regards to assembly, seedling and transplanting, irrigation system, nutrients, tower configuration, cleaning,  organic pesticides, warranty etc.1. Reservoir...

Managing the pH and EC of a Tower Farm by Tower Garden®:

Managing the pH and EC of a Tower Farm by Tower Garden®:

Throughout my years of being involved in tower farming, I have been asked repeatedly by potential customers about our challenges with pH and EC, when managing hundreds/thousands of individual reservoirs, versus just one central reservoir, as its commonly used in...

Tower Farm’s inception in the Philippines

Tower Farm’s inception in the Philippines

We are proud to introduce King Tower Farm, the new Asian partners of Agrotonomy! It is located in Laguna in the Philippines about 4 hours outside Manila in the most idyllic countryside rural setup… this vertical aeroponic Tower Farm is nestled on the shores of a lake...

How does a Tower Farm automated irrigation system work?

How does a Tower Farm automated irrigation system work?

In this video, Mr. Troy Albright from True Garden in Arizona demonstrates how the automated irrigation system of a Tower Farm works. Our irrigation systems have been designed to supply the water and fertilizers to each tower on an as-needed basis regardless of the...

The Kuwait International Agro Food Expo is a scam!

The Kuwait International Agro Food Expo is a scam!

After exhibiting at the Agrame in Dubai, at the Agritech in Qatar, and the GFIA in Abu Dhabi, earlier this year in April, we went to exhibit at The Kuwait International Agro Food. Or at least we tried… The organizers, Tafani Events & Exhibitions a.k.a. Kabir Ahmed...

Agrotonomy provides tower farm greenhouse turnkey solutions

Agrotonomy provides tower farm greenhouse turnkey solutions

We provide greenhouse turnkey solutions: We can assist you in outsourcing the best quotes from reputable greenhouse manufacturers. From the US to the Netherlands, we are connected to the most experienced greenhouse manufacturers in our line of industry. We can consult...

Growing aeroponic strawberries on a Tower Garden

Growing aeroponic strawberries on a Tower Garden

We highly recommend growing strawberries on a Tower Garden® whether for personal use or for commercial purpose. In our experience, growing strawberries off the ground on a Tower Garden® has never required for us to spray any form of pesticide. We certainly cannot say...

Tower Garden & Urban Farming

Tower Garden & Urban Farming

In the world of urban agriculture, Tower Garden technology is ideally suited for urban farming and urban gardening. Whether involved in a commercial urban farm project or whether you only have access to a balcony or a rooftop, our aeroponic towers will produce results...

Growing hydroponic cucumbers on a Tower Garden

Growing hydroponic cucumbers on a Tower Garden

Cucumbers are fruits by definition (like tomatoes, eggplants, zucchinis, etc.) since they develop from the flower of the cucumber plant and they do contain seeds…. Cucumber is the perfect crop for novice growers to start with as it is very easy to grow on a Tower...

Tower Garden & Tower Farm in the UK

Tower Garden & Tower Farm in the UK

Agrotonomy is currently working on a UK Tower Farm project based on Tower Garden technology. Although there is currently one little Tower Farm in existence in the UK (only 10 towers), our upcoming Tower Farm will be the largest in the UK. Tower Garden technology is...

Tower Farm in Abu Dhabi

Tower Farm in Abu Dhabi

Tower Garden aeroponic systems in Abu Dhabi. Agrotonomy Corporation will be exhibiting the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi on the 1st and 2nd of April 2019. We will be coming to Abu Dhabi to promote Tower Farms based on Tower Garden aeroponic...

First aeroponic Tower Farm in Asia

First aeroponic Tower Farm in Asia

Agrotonomy is proud to be working on a project involving the first Tower Farm in the Philippines using Tower Garden technology. It is now official! We are currently in the process of shipping a full 40-foot container load to the Philippines. This represents a fully...

What tower system is recommended for a school?

What tower system is recommended for a school?

What tower system is recommended for a school? Tower Garden aeroponic systems are perfect for schools and educational centers as they allow to be used indoors and outdoors. There is no bending over, no weeding, no tilling, no spraying pesticides, and no mess since it...

Tower Farms in India (and southeast Asia)

Tower Farms in India (and southeast Asia)

Tower Farms in India (and southeast Asia). Tower Farm technology by Tower Garden is a perfect water-saving solution to grow healthy crops in India and throughout the rest of Southeast Asia. However, regardless of the region, due to the monsoon season and extreme...

Tower Farms Coming to Dubai – UAE

Tower Farms Coming to Dubai – UAE

Tower Farms coming to Dubai – UAE: Agrotonomy Corporation will be exhibiting at the AgraME trade event in Dubai promoting Tower Farms  by Tower Garden Ltd. Agrotonomy specializes in Tower Farms full turnkey  services including  extreme desert climate greenhouse...

Purity of the nutrients used for Tower Garden and Tower Farms

Purity of the nutrients used for Tower Garden and Tower Farms

Purity of the nutrients used for Tower Garden and Tower Farms In the world of hydroponic farming, aside from light, weather conditions and the quality of the water, everything relies on the excellence of the nutrients used to feed the plants. We use a Tower Garden...

Aeroponic Farms & Tower Farms

Aeroponic Farms & Tower Farms

Aeroponic Farms have been a very popular topic recently through social media, TV documentaries, printed press etc. Most aeroponic farms which have been popularized through press release are indoor farms mainly growing micro greens to small plants because most...

Growing crops on a Tower Garden Indoors

Growing crops on a Tower Garden Indoors

Firstly, we would like to pay a tribute of respect and applause to Tower Garden's technical team for the incredible state-of-the-art LED grow light kit which they recently launched in the US, Canada, and Europe. We are talking about 4 vertical LED lights totaling a...

How does Tower Garden work?

How does Tower Garden work?

At the bottom of the tower, there is a reservoir which is filled with water mixed with a soluble all-natural ionic mineral solution. A low wattage submersible pump is placed inside on the bottom of the reservoir to blast the nutrient solution through the center of the...

What grows well in a Tower Garden?

What grows well in a Tower Garden?

What grows well in a Tower Garden starts with the light, the climate conditions, the quality of the seeds and seedlings, and ongoing maintenance. Of course, when wondering what grows well with a Tower Garden, people want to know what type of crops perform best!...

Best strategies to grow tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Best strategies to grow tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Agrotonomy has tried many different approaches to grow tomatoes. Firstly, we started with 7-pot-towers using the regular grow cage manufactured by Tower Garden. Regrettably, the weight of the vines loaded with tomatoes' crushed' the grow cages which were too weak to...

Tower Garden is finally available in Europe

Tower Garden is finally available in Europe

Tower Garden is finally available in Spain: The aeroponic towers for personal use from Tower Garden® are finally available in Europe and can be ordered through Agrotonomy. The price for a Tower Garden in your country is as follows: Tower Garden Spain: €659 Tower...

What is a Tower Garden aeroponic system?

What is a Tower Garden aeroponic system?

Agrotonomy is the first vertical garden in Europe using aeroponic towers to grow food naturally while saving 95% water in comparison to conventional organic farming: Over a decade ago, a brilliant American horticulturist by the name Tim Blank, invented the first...

Growing okra on a Tower Garden

Growing okra on a Tower Garden

Okra grows tall (up to 1.8 m/6 feet high) producing a heavy strong stem. This is why we prefer to grow okra with the support of a grow-cage. Even when planting okra in the 2 lowest sections of the tower, the plants will grow taller than the cage itself. The size of...

Growing Aeroponic Melons on a Tower Garden

Growing Aeroponic Melons on a Tower Garden

When using an aeroponic tower to grow melons, we like to plant in every single section of the tower using an outside structure (whether a support cage or an adjacent trellis) and grow them suspended (like we do with cucumbers). Aside from the rewarding look of melons...

Growing Aeroponic Eggplant/Aubergine on a Tower Garden

Growing Aeroponic Eggplant/Aubergine on a Tower Garden

Although eggplants take a long time to grow, they produce an excellent crop yield and a superior fruit quality when grown on a Tower Garden. Considering the weight of the fruits (and yes, eggplants/aubergines are fruits and not vegetables!), we advise you to grow them...

Growing Aeroponic Squash on a Tower Garden

Growing Aeroponic Squash on a Tower Garden

The same recommendations which are given for zucchini/ courgette apply for squash. Please note: when growing pumpkins and spaghetti squash, based on our comparative tests, the final crops always end up much smaller when grown aeroponically in comparison to when they...

Growing Zucchinis, Courgettes, and Marrows on a Tower Garden

Growing Zucchinis, Courgettes, and Marrows on a Tower Garden

Zucchinis/Courgettes give a generous crop yield when growing on aeroponic towers. Although you probably have been advised to grow zucchinis using only the 3 lowest sections of the tower, at Agrotonomy Tower Farms, as a planting strategy, we prefer to use the whole...

Aeroponic Broccoli on a Tower Garden

Aeroponic Broccoli on a Tower Garden

Broccoli is a cold weather crop, meaning that it grows best in soil with temperatures between 65 F. and 75 F. (18-24 C.). When it gets warmer than that, the broccoli will bolt (as shown in the picture), or in other terms, it will start flowering. When the temperature...

Aeroponic Beans & Peas on a Tower Garden

Aeroponic Beans & Peas on a Tower Garden

Growing green beans, sugar snaps, snap peas, green peas, garbanzo beans etc. will require the use of a support cage attachment “pole structure” allowing the vines to grow properly.

Pollination Assistance with a Tower Garden

Pollination Assistance with a Tower Garden

When towers are located indoors, in a greenhouse or in a sheltered area, the lack of wind and/or the lack of bees mean that the pollen is not being carried to the ovule of the female flower. In this case, we advise you to hand pollinate your plants (cucumbers,...

Growing Arugula On A Tower Garden

Growing Arugula On A Tower Garden

Arugula which is also called rocket salad because of its rapid growth…. It is profitable for commercial farming applications due to its fast growth turnaround and generous crop yield and it is the perfect green for the family gardener as it guarantees lush green plants growing on your tower!

How To Grow Aeroponic Fennel on a Tower Garden

How To Grow Aeroponic Fennel on a Tower Garden

Although most instructional manuals will recommend planning several seeds per cube of rockwool, we advise you to plant only one seed per cube. In fact, when planting more than one seed per cube, you will have several fennel bulbs/plants growing out of one hole of the...

Growing Tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Growing Tomatoes on a Tower Garden

We have grown over 40 different varieties of tomatoes using a Tower Garden. Although tomatoes give a bountiful harvest when growing aeroponically,  in our opinion, they are average in taste during the hotter months of the summer…. Since we started farming with Tower...

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Tomato Farming Using Hydroponic Towers

Tomatoes grow abundantly when using hydroponic towers on a vertical farm. We have run many comparative tests with conventional soil farming. Tomatoes grown on hydroponic towers produce a superior yield to conventional soil farming for cherry tomatoes but only an equal...

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Growing Okra on Aeroponic Towers

Okra is a flowering edible plant which belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family, along with cotton and hibiscus. It is commonly known as lady’s fingers in some English-speaking countries due to its long and slender pods that are often compared to a lady’s fingers....

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Tower Garden Assembly

On our various social media platforms, whether on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram or TikTok, we feature several videos related to the Tower Garden for domestic use. From publishing assembly videos to videos outlining the special features of the Tower Garden for home-use,...

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Avoid Growing Turnips on Aeroponic Towers

What are turnips?Brassica rapa, commonly known as turnip, is a root vegetable that is usually white, red, or purple in color. It is often associated with potatoes or beets, but it really belongs to the Brassicaceae family, along with broccoli, cabbage, cauliflowers,...

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Space Saving of a Vertical Farm using Aeroponic Towers

Although our aeroponic towers take less than 1m² meter in space, we recommend allocating 1.5m² to 2m² per tower (depending on crops), including aisle space, packing area, propagation tables for seedlings, cleaning station, etc. A Tower Farm saves on average 75% of...

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Strawberries on Aeroponic Towers from Bare Root Systems

StrawberriesStrawberry belongs to the rose family, along with apples, plums, cherries, etc. It is a non-climacteric fruit, it stops ripening after being picked. Most fruits develop when the ovaries of the flowers swell, however, strawberries come from the receptacle...

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Vertical Farming with Water Spinach on Aeroponic Towers

Water spinach, commonly known as Pak Boong or Phak Bung in Thailand, Kangkung in Malaysia and Indonesia, Kangkong in the Philippines, is a leafy green native to Southeast Asia. It belongs to the convolvulaceae or morning glory family. When growing water spinach on...

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Vertical Farming with Komatsuna on Aeroponic Towers

At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms, we grow up to 52 komatsuna plants on a single aeroponic tower in less than one square meter of space while saving up to 95% water as compared to the conventional farming method. Komatsuna, also known as Japanese mustard spinach, is a...

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Growing Red Malabar Spinach on Aeroponic Towers

Basella alba, commonly known as Red Malabar Spinach, is an edible perennial vine that is widely used as a leaf vegetable in various dishes. Malabar spinach, as its name suggests, is said to have originated from the Malabar Coast in India. It is not related to Spinacia...

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Growing Orange Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Orange cauliflower is one of the varieties we grow on aeroponic towers without the use of soil, only water mixed with a 100% natural ionic mineral nutrient solution. In 1970, orange cauliflower was first discovered in Canada when it first appeared in a field near...

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Electricity Consumption of a Tower Garden HOME

At Agrotonomy, we grow 32 plants indoors on a single Tower Garden HOME using LED grow lights in just less than one square meter of space. There are over 160 annual crops, including leafy greens, aromatic herbs, vegetables, as well as fruits like strawberries and...

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Vertical Farming with Basil on Aeroponic Towers

Basil is an aromatic herb which belongs to the Lamiaceae or mint family. It is said to have originated from India over 5,000 years ago. It was then brought to Europe and the Middle East in the 16th century. At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms, we grow different...

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How to Grow Bok Choy on an Aeroponic Tower

Bok choy, a leafy green that belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, is one of the fastest-growing crops grown on an aeroponic tower. Aside from the fact that it is fast to grow, it also has high resistance to pests and fungi. At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms,...

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Vertical Farming with Romanesco on a Tower Garden

Romanesco, commonly known as Romanesque broccoli or Roman cauliflower, is often thought as a crossbreed between a broccoli and a cauliflower. Contrary to what other people know, Romanesco is its own cultivar within the Brassica vegetable family. It was exclusively...

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Vertical Farming in a Prison in Portugal

Last year, we visited a prison in Portugal to establish a vertical farm featuring 40 Aeroponic Towers. We collaborated with both the prisoners and the guards of the penitentiary to install this innovative vertical farm.Fast forward 8 months, and this prison farm has...

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Growing Purple Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

At Agrotonomy, in our Tower Farms, aside from growing the traditional white cauliflower on aeroponic towers, we also grow purple and other varieties such as green and yellow/orange. The cultivation of purple cauliflower dates back to ancient times in the Mediterranean...

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Tower Farms ROI and Business Plans

When it comes to business plans or ROIs, our focus lies solely on metrics such as nutrient costs, water consumption, electrical usage, and projected crop yield. However, we do not get involved with business plans or ROIs for financial consideration. Currently...

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Tower Farms in Latin America

Vertical farming on aeroponic towers through Tower Garden® technology has transformed the agriculture and home gardening in Latin America. This innovative approach to farming offers a lot of advantages for farmers, homeowners, and communities in the region. The...

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What is the MOQ and definition of a Tower Farm?

A Tower Farm consists of a minimum of 10 commercial aeroponic towers, operating with fully automated nutrient dosing & irrigation systems. The automated nutrient dosing & irrigation equipment can serve up to 150 towers. In other terms, someone could start a...

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pH up and pH down

pH up and pH down Solutions used in Hydroponics and Aeroponics Growing plants without the use of soil is made possible through hydroponics, only water mixed with a nutrient-rich water solution is used to provide all the essential nutrients and trace elements needed...

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Largest Tower Farm in Africa is Coming Soon in Ghana

It is official! Agrotonomy is currently in the process of setting up the largest aeroponic Tower Farm in Africa, which will boast 300 towers nestled in a fully climate-controlled greenhouse! Although the exact location must remain confidential until the launching of...

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Growing Zinnia Flowers on Aeroponic Towers

Zinnias are beautiful and edible flowers that thrive well on aeroponic towers through our innovative vertical farming system. They belong to the Asteraceae family along with daisies and asters. This flower variety was named after Dr. Johann Gottfried Zinn, a German...

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Strategies for growing curly parsley on Aeroponic Towers

Here at Agrotonomy Tower Farm, we grow crops without the use of soil through our innovative vertical farming system using aeroponic towers. With this method, we are able to cultivate up to 52 plants in just one square meter. This can also be done in your house since...

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Seedling strategy for growing mint on Aeroponic Towers

Our modern vertical farming method makes it possible for us to grow up to 52 mint plants in just one square meter without the use of soil. Growing soil-free mint on the aeroponic towers starts with agricultural rockwool, which comes from the most common type of...

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Vertical Farming in Portugal with Aeroponic Towers

Agrotonomy Corporation, an esteemed trailblazer in the world of vertical farming and environmentally friendly agriculture, is eager to announce its recent partnership with Upfarming, a cutting-edge non-profit organization headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal. This...

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Cabbages on a Tower Garden

Based on historical evidences, cabbage cultivation started in the Mediterranean region, specifically modern day Turkey and Greece 4000 years ago. It later spread to other parts of Europe and the world. At Agrotonomy Tower Farm, we use our innovative vertical farming...

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Vertical Farming with Spicy Moustache

A few weeks ago, the team of Agrotonomy welcomed Alessandro Vitale, also known as “ Spicy Moustache” . Alessandro is an avid urban farmer located in London who focuses on a zero-waste approach. As a successful content creator under the pseudonym Spicy Moustache,...

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Growing Kohlrabi on an aeroponic tower

Kohlrabi, which looks like a beet, might easily be confused as part of the same family. However, it actually belongs to the cabbage family, commonly known as brassicas. It is believed to have originated in Northern Europe, specifically the region including modern day...

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Growing Leeks on a Tower Garden

Although you cannot grow certain root crops on our aeroponic towers, leeks thrive well on them. Growing leeks on aeroponic towers requires patience as it can take up to five months until they fully-mature and become ready for harvest. Leeks belong to the alien...

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Agrotonomy & The Farms in the UAE

Agrotonomy is proud to announce its partnership with The Farms, a diversified farming technology consortium headquartered in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Together, we are currently building the largest aeroponic Tower Farm in the Middle East, located in the middle of the...

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Vertical Farming with Cauliflower on Aeroponic Towers

Here at Agrotonomy, we grow cauliflowers on aeroponic towers with nine levels. When transplanting the cauliflower seedlings, we initially place two seedlings on opposite sides of the first growing section. On the next level, we place two more seedlings in the growing...

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Vertical Farming with Tower Farms in Africa

Africa's agriculture could greatly benefit from aeroponic Tower Farms, a type of vertical farming. Tower Farms can aid in enhancing food security, establishing sustainable livelihoods, and addressing the environmental issues that African farmers face by making the...

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Macronutrients and Micronutrients in Plant Fertilizers

For optimal growth and development, vegetation requires a balanced mix of both macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients, needed in larger volumes, consist of elements like nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and sulfur. These form the...

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Vertical Aeroponic Gardening: Ideal for the Elderly

Introduction The joy of gardening is universal, yet as we age, it may become a physically challenging task. The elderly often encounter hurdles with conventional gardening tasks such as stooping, soil cultivation, weeding, and application of artificial pesticides....

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Summary of the brassica vegetables we cultivated

Here is a summary of the various brassica vegetables we cultivated in our vertical farm using Aeroponic Towers: Firstly, we grew a selection of cabbages, including the round Farao cabbages, which are smaller in the winter and larger in the summer months. Additionally,...

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Growing green onions

Growing green onions has become significantly more convenient with this innovate agricultural method, enabling you to cultivate up to 260 green onions per square meter without the requirement of soil. In the video featured on this article, we will showcase our...

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How to Mix your Nutrients for a Tower Farm

In the instagram and youtube videos featured in this article, we show you how we prepare our nutrients in a vertical farm using aeroponic towers in order to grow a over 160 different soilless crops including tomatoes, lettuce, zucchini, cabbages, and much more! It all...

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Growing Choy Sum on a Tower Garden

Employing vertical agriculture techniques for cultivating Choy Sum and other Asian greens has become increasingly popular with the advent of Tower Garden technology. The various models available, such as Tower Garden Home, Tower Garden Flex, and commercial Aeroponic...

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Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers in the Middle East

In the Middle East, the concept of vertical farming has seen considerable advancement over the past decade. Given the region's harsh environmental conditions, characterized by extreme temperatures and barren soil lacking vital nutrients, vertical farming has emerged...

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Vertical farming with broccoli on a Tower Garden

Cultivating your own produce is a gratifying and eco-friendly lifestyle choice. Innovative vertical farming methods, such as the Tower Farm featuring Tower Garden technology, enable even city dwellers to experience the advantages of growing their own food. A prime...

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Climacteric fruits versus non-climacteric fruits

Fruits are a vital source of nutrients for humans, and they come in various types that can be categorized into climacteric and non-climacteric groups based on their ripening pattern. Climacteric fruits, such as bananas, apples, avocados, pears, and mangoes, can be...

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Vertical Farming in a Prison

We were recently in Portugal setting up a vertical farm featuring 40 aeroponics towers inside a prison, where we worked hand-in-hand with the prisoners as well as the guards of the penitentiary to set up this aeroponic farm that will be managed by the prisoners...

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Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers in the Philippines

Discover the agricultural landscape of the future, where cutting-edge technology and environmentally responsible farming practices coexist. Come along with us as we travel to the very center of the Philippines to experience the incredible work that Angie, the...

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Is there a Tower Farm in Israel?

As of April 2023, there is no Tower Farm in Israel. In the Middle East, we have set up several Tower Farm projects in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE, but nothing in Israel as of yet. We are currently negotiating with a significant agricultural...

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Tower Farm’s nutrients are no longer considered HAZMAT!!!

We recently received excellent news: Tower Farm's nutrients are no longer considered HAZMAT!!! Not being classified as HAZMAT is a  significant improvement when it comes to international shipments. Sending HAZMAT internationally limits the number of shipping routes...

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Tower Garden in Austria

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Austria with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/at/de/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the...

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What can I grow with Tower Garden?

We strongly recommend that you read an article published a couple years ago on our blog titled “What Grows Well in a Tower Garden?" From leafy greens to aromatic herbs, and from fruiting vegetables to fruits such as melons or strawberries, this article features all...

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Vertical farming with cucurbits on a Tower Garden

Tower Garden is an innovative, vertical growing system that is perfect for growing cucurbits, a family of plants that includes melons, cucumbers, squash, and pumpkins. These plants are perfect for Tower Garden because they can grow vertically, take up minimal space,...

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What does NPK mean when it comes to fertilizers?

NPK refers to the three primary macronutrients that are essential for plant growth: nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K). These nutrients are typically found in fertilizers and soil amendments used to improve plant growth and crop yields.The nitrogen in NPK...

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Aeroponics versus Conventional Hydroponics

Aeroponics and hydroponics are both soilless farming techniques that have gained popularity in recent years. While both methods offer unique advantages, aeroponics has emerged as the better alternative to conventional hydroponics due to its numerous benefits. Firstly,...

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Can you use tap water in a Tower Garden?

Tower gardens have become increasingly popular over the years, as they provide an excellent solution for those who want to grow their fresh produce in small spaces. Tower Garden uses aeroponics, a soil-less method of growing plants that relies...

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Neem Oil as a Natural Pesticide for Vertical Farming

Agrotonomy Tower Farms is focused on eco-friendly gardening and farming practices. When it comes to pesticides, insecticides, or fungicides, we only use natural products that are compatible with organic farming and gardening standards. This is why we use neem oil:...

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Is the Tower Garden worth it?

At Agrotonomy, we have developed vertical farming projects using Tower Garden and Tower Farm technologies in 32 countries worldwide. We are so passionate about these food-growing machines that our response may be biased when answering the following question: "Is the...

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Tower Garden in Italy

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Italy with a credit card by using the following link:  https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/it/it/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the convenience...

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Beneficial insects for your garden and Tower Farm

Beneficial insects play an important role in maintaining the health and productivity of gardens and farms. These insects act as natural pest controllers, pollinators, and decomposers, and are essential for maintaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem. In this article,...

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Tower Garden in Switzerland

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Switzerland with a credit card by using the following link:  https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/ch/en/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the...

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Thuricide as a Pesticide

As an eco-conscious gardening and farming enterprise, Agrotonomy Tower Farms takes a natural approach to pest control. We exclusively employ eco-friendly pesticides, insecticides, and fungicides that are consistent with organic farming and gardening standards. When...

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Vertical farming with Tower Farms in Italy

Recently, we visited the first vertical farm using aeroponic towers in Italy, located in the province of Bergamo in the Lombardy region. This small aeroponic farm was set up by our partners known as Easy Peasy, where they have 50 aeroponic towers in a greenhouse with...

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Recap of what we grew in 2022

Here is a recap of what we grew in our vertical farm on aeroponic Tower Gardens this year: Starting with veggies, we grew several types of cherry tomatoes including orange, yellow, and white cherry tomatoes. When it comes to peppers, we grew habaneros, peri peri,...

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Vertical Farming with Tower Farms in Restaurants

This aeroponic urban vertical farm is located inside a restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska where they feature 61 aeroponic towers with a total target annual yield of 3600 pounds of leafy greens and herbs. This restaurant is known as 'Gather in Omaha’ where their indoor...

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Is Tower Garden organic?

In spite of the fact that we use 90% less pesticides than organic farming, and in spite of the fact that we save 95% water and 90% space, Tower Garden cannot be considered “organic” from a marketing perspective. None of the off-the-ground gardening and farming...

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How long does it take plants to grow in Tower Garden?

When growing fruit and vegetables in a Tower Garden, each plant has a different growing cycle. On average, leafy greens such as lettuce can be ready in four weeks. However, varieties such as Lolla Rossa may take up to six weeks. Other leafy greens such as kale...

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Can I grow on a Tower Garden indoors?

Tower Garden aeroponic system is very versatile. It can be used indoors with its LED light kit, and outdoors, whether on a balcony or on a rooftop. When used indoors, Tower Garden needs to be equipped with a LED light kit that only uses 120 W: – 120 watts × 14 hours...

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Tower Garden in Spain

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Spain with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/es/es/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the convenience...

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Tower Garden in Ireland

From Belfast to Dublin, regardless of where you are located in Ireland, you can now order with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/ie/en/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be...

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Tower Garden in the UK

Tower Garden can now be ordered in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland) with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/gb/en/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly...

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Tower Garden France

Tower Garden can now be ordered from France & Switzerland with a credit card by using the following links: France: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/fr/fr/tower-garden/shop Switzerland: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/ch/fr/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be...

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Tower Garden Germany

Tower Garden can now be ordered in Germany with a credit card by using the following link: https://ik17505.juiceplus.com/de/de/tower-garden/shop Not only Tower Garden can be ordered with a credit card, but it also can be paid in monthly installments for the...

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The largest rooftop Tower Farm is located in Paris

For the last five years, we have been working with one of our customers in Paris for the development of several Tower Farms in Paris France. Their flagship project is a Tower Farm featuring 350 towers located on a rooftop is in the city center of Paris. This project...

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How do I set up Tower Garden?

Setting up a Tower Garden is a very simple process. Upon opening the box, your Tower Garden kit will come with the following items: 1 Tower Garden European unit2 Fertilizer Set 250 ml (A & B)1 Net Pot Set (40 pcs)1 Start Growing Set (Rock Wool with 28 cubes,...

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How much water does a Tower Garden use?

The amount of water used in a Tower Garden depends on the type of crops being grown. An aeroponic tower used to grow tomatoes will require more water and nutrients than a tower used to grow parsley. Another factor relating to daily water consumption is the climate...

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How much electricity does a Tower Garden use?

"How much electricity does a Tower Garden use?” is a question that many potential customers have prior to purchasing an aeroponic tower by Tower Garden. Tower Garden is known to save 95% water in comparison to conventional vegetable gardening, 90% space, but it is...

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Sicce Pumps are the Best for Hydroponics

Over the years, we have tried many different pumps that were manufactured in the USA, Japan, Korea, China, Germany, and France, and we always have had problems mainly in regard to the longevity of the equipment. Finally, we discovered a company in Italy which...

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Growing Carolina Reaper Chili Peppers on a Tower Garden

The advantage to cultivate chili peppers on a Tower Garden is that they grow generously, giving abundant crop yields, and potent quality fruits. And yes, chili peppers are fruits and not vegetables from a botanical perspective! Growing chili peppers from seeds is a...

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Marigold Flowers on a Tower Garden

When growing flowers in a commercial Tower Farm or on a Tower Garden Home, we almost always choose edible flower varieties. The whole strategy around growing edible flowers in a Tower Farm is to use the flowers for ornamental cooking purposes, but mainly to choose...

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Vertical Farming in Africa with Tower Farms

As of now (Decemeber 2022), we have developed 5 aeroponic Tower Farms in Africa (2 in Kenya, 1 in Equatorial Guinea, 1 in Nigeria, and 1 in Cape Verde). Each project clearly outlined the relevance of Tower Farms' vertical farming technology in Africa. At first sight,...

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Growing Kangkong on a Tower Garden

Kangkong, also known as water spinach, grows abundantly using Tower Garden's aeroponic technology. Like when growing arugula, also known as rocket because of how fast it grows, water spinach is also a fast-growing crop. More than just a fast-growing crop, Kangkong...

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On-Site Services for Vertical Farming with Tower Farms

Although setting up a Tower Farm is a straightforward process that can be easily performed by following the instructions provided by the manufacturer, Agrotonomy provides free on-site assembly supervision and training services (for Tower Farms featuring at least 100...

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Top 7 Benefits of a Tower Farm

After having set up vertical farms in 30 countries spread on 5 continents, let us share with you the main advantages of a Tower Farm aeroponic system: 1. Water saving – when growing fruits and vegetables in a Tower Farm, we save up to 95% water in comparison to...

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Space Savings of a Tower Farm

Most vertical farming projects around the world are made of stackable microgreens/baby greens trays, growing indoors, 100% LED lights dependent. Although we offer a LED light kit for our commercial towers (2.5 m/44 plants) for growing indoors, one of the great...

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Off-the-grid aeroponic Tower Farm in Africa

We were recently in Africa, in the island nation of Cape Verde. Here, we set up an aeroponic vertical farm featuring 100 aeroponic towers. This pilot project aims to grow fresh leafy greens, herbs, and vegetables for a country that imports 90% of its food. This 100%...

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General Public Misperception of Organic Agriculture

Only crops grown in the soil can be organic. There is a general misperception regarding the meaning of “organic.” Most people think organic means pesticide-free, no man-made harmful chemicals, and no GMO. They are partially right, but this is not what qualifies a crop...

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Operating a Tower Farm with a Reverse Osmosis System

We recommend operating a Tower Farm with water that has been treated through a reverse osmosis system. There is a significant difference between exceptionally vibrant crops and vegetables that 'just look okay'! In too many cases, when someone starts operating a Tower...

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Vertical Farming in Saudi Arabia

Back in March 2022, Agrotonomy’s Team went to Saudi Arabia to supervise the installation and launching of a Tower Farm. In the initial video featured below, we went to the middle of the desert in Saudi Arabia where we set up an aeroponic Tower Farm in a fully...

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When aquaponics meets hydroponics

Agrotonomy is proud to present one of its new clients & partners, Aqua Garden, located in the USA! This is an aquaponic farm that raises walleye and utilizes the nutrients the fish produce to grow fresh culinary herbs and lettuce. This state-of-the-art indoor Tower...

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Tower Farm in Kuwait

At Agrotonomy Corp., more than just selling Tower Farms around the world, we fly on location to supervise the installation process as well as act as consultants for greenhouse development. In the first video featured in this article, we went to the middle of the...

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First Aeroponic Vertical Farm in Kuwait

Another vertical farm using Tower Garden technology is about to thrive in the Gulf region! Back in the MENA region, we just set up a Tower Farm in the middle of the desert in Wafra, the farming area in southern Kuwait. This fully automated Tower Farm is hosted in a...

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How Many Towers Can Fit in a Container?

The final number of towers that could fit in a container depends on the size of the towers ordered: 20-foot container (towers only): 150 towers (7 pots • 28 plants per tower) 125 towers (9 pots • 36 plants per tower) 110 towers (11 pots • 44 plants per tower) 90...

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Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Tower Farm

Another Tower Farm is coming to Africa! We are proud to announce an upcoming Tower Farm using Tower Garden technology in Cabo Verde, a.k.a. Cape Verde. Cape Verde is an archipelago and island country in the central Atlantic Ocean, off the Western coast of Africa. It...

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Can You Grow Marijuana in a Tower Garden?

Marijuana grows prolifically in a Tower Garden. When using the Tower Garden HOME, rather than planting regular feminized seeds, we recommend to grow auto-flowering strains, or even better, clones. For marijuana cultivation using Tower Garden technology, we advise you...

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Tower Farms: No Previous Farming Experience Required!

A commercial Tower Farm can be operated successfully by someone who does not have any experience in gardening or farming. To our knowledge, Tower Garden aeroponic system is the only technology which delivers professional results without needing previous experience...

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Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Cabbage and Lettuce

This video showing the harvest of a cabbage and of an oak leaf lettuce, has been one of the most popular posts on our social media platforms this year… It was viewed almost 10 million times on Instagram. We would like to thank our followers and the viewers for their...

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Tower Farms & Tower Garden in Russia

Although Agrotonomy has sold Tower Farms in 5 continents and in over 20 countries, we have never done business with Russia as of yet. We are currently working on an indoor Tower Farm project in Estonia. Yes, we do understand that Estonia is not Russia in spite of its...

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Pole Beans Versus Bush Beans Using Tower Garden Technology

Over the years, we have grown all types of pole beans including yard long beans and several heirloom varieties. As a support for the growth of its vines, initially, we used the support cages manufactured by Tower Garden. Although we experienced satisfactory results...

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Agrotonomy Tower Farms’ Clientele Worldwide

Agrotonomy set up the first Tower Farm outside the USA in Ibiza, Spain back in 2015. Since then, Agrotonomy has become the leading international Tower Farm reseller with a clientele spread on 5 continents. Our Tower Farm customers are located in the following...

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Top 10 Herbs to Grow in the Tower Garden

Every kind of aromatic herbs will grow well, fast, and give generous crop yields when using Tower Garden technology (whether referring to Tower Garden HOME, Tower Garden FLEX, or the commercial aeroponic towers used in a Tower Farm). When it comes to aromatic herbs,...

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Top 10 Lettuces to Grow on the Tower Garden

Every kind of lettuce will grow well, fast, and give generous crop yields when using Tower Garden technology (whether referring to Tower Garden HOME, Tower Garden FLEX, or the commercial aeroponic towers used in a Tower Farm). When it comes to leafy greens, Tower...

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Visiting Agrotonomy Tower Farms in Ibiza, Spain

The Tower Farm run by Agrotonomy in Ibiza is open for visits every year from late April to mid-October (by appointment only). Due to our international traveling schedule during winter season, we size down significantly the number of towers actively operating around...

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Tower Garden Recipes

At Agrotonomy Tower Farms, back in 2020, we started to create a few ‘from-tower-to-plate’ videos. As a result of this initiative, we have decided to produce a whole series of recipe videos that we will shoot in 2022. We vow to create the most extensive Tower Garden...

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Can You Grow Tromboncino in a Tower Garden?

Like most of every squash, tromboncino grows abundantly in a Tower Garden. However, considering that the vines can be up to 6-meter long (20ft), we strongly recommend the use of a trellis to accommodate the growth of the plant. Of course, tromboncino can be grown from...

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Can You Grow Watercress in a Tower Garden?

Along with arugula, watercress is one of the fastest growing crops in a Tower Garden. Although it comes across between leafy greens and herbs, the watercress, also called yellow cress, is a specie of aquatic flowering plant in the cabbage family. Watercress grows not...

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Can You Grow Mâche in a Tower Garden?

Along with arugula and watercress, mâche is one of the fastest growing crops in a Tower Garden. Mâche is the French name of the edible salad also known as corn salad and lamb's lettuce. Mâche grows not only rapidly but also prolifically. It also germinates very...

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What Can You Grow in a Tower Garden HOME?

Basically, every crop that grows in a commercial Tower Farm can grow on a Tower Garden HOME. Although the reservoir of the Tower Garden HOME is smaller than the reservoir of the Tower Garden used in a Tower Farm, the modular stackable sections of the tower are the...

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New Model of Tower Garden for Europe

The new Tower Garden model for Europe is now available! We are talking about the Tower Garden HOME. Although such tower was originally designed for home-use for the residential market, they are now widely used by numerous schools, senior care facilities, office,...

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A New Vertical Farm in Africa!

Agrotonomy is proud to announce the upcoming inception of a new Tower Farm in Equatorial Guinea. This project will be developed in the outskirts of the capital City of Malabo. Equatorial Guinea is split in two (2) locations. There is the continental Equatorial Guinea...

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What is the average cost of a Tower Farm?

As of 2021, the price per tower is as follows : Regular Towers: The price per tower (without volume discounts) is as follows: 28 plants per tower • 1.8 m (height) • 7 stackable modular sections = $49536 plants per tower • 2.1 m (height) • 9 stackable modular sections...

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Crop Yield of a Tower Farm

From a “cash crop’ perspective, a Tower Farm operator farming in a climate controlled greenhouse environment should mainly focus on leafy greens and aromatic/medicinal herbs. Although over 200 different crops can be grown successfully using our aeroponic tower...

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Tower Farm in Australia

Agrotonomy is proud to announce that the first Tower Farm in Australia is about to become a reality! As specialists in international Tower Farm development outside the US, Agrotonomy Corp. has set up the first Tower Farms in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southeast...

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Hortibiz Daily News

The whole team of Agrotonomy would like to pay a tribute of respect and gratefulness to Hortibiz Daily News, the most interesting daily newsletter in the world of agriculture 4.0. The variety and the pertinence of the articles set this publication in a category of its...

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Vertical Aeroponic Farming in Africa

On November 8, 2019, Agrotonomy Tower Farms announced the first Tower Farm in Africa coming soon to Kenya! After quite a few hurdles related to the intricate process of exporting to Kenya, and in spite of COVID-19, a pilot Tower Farm using Tower Garden technology is...

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Is Aeroponics Better than Hydroponics?

Recently, we published an article titled, Is Tower Garden a Hydroponic Tower?, which we recommend you to read. As mentioned emphatically in this article, aeroponics is a branch of hydroponics. However, aeroponics is the most ‘different’ hydroponic technology of them...

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Difference between Tower Garden HOME and Tower Garden FLEX

When Tower Garden started, there was only one model for home-use, the Tower Garden FLEX, which back then was only referred to as Tower Garden. Basically, the Tower Garden FLEX is the shorter version of the towers used for commercial purpose in a Tower Farm. The Tower...

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Is Tower Garden a Hydroponic Tower?

Two years ago, we published an article on our blog titled, Is the Tower Garden a hydroponic tower or an aeroponic tower? There are actually six main types of hydroponic techniques used in commercial farming: • Wick Systems• Deep Water Culture (DWC)• Nutrient Film...

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Gourds on a Tower Garden

Gourds come in many shapes and sizes. Like the loofah, gourds grow exponentially and can vines can reach 12 m. Gourds are extremely prone to mildew and fungi. Like with all cucurbits, we advise you to have a growing strategy allowing the plant to grow on a structure...

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Growing corn on a Tower Garden

When growing corn on a Tower Garden®, it is mandatory to use a grow cage to support the stem of the plants. Without the use of a grow cage or support structure, the corn plant will uproot itself out of the tower in windy conditions. Due to the weight and size of corn...

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Urban Smart Farms food donation program in Florida

Urban Smart Farms is an indoor aeroponic Tower Farm inside the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.When the tourism industry came to a halt in Orlando Florida, Urban Smart Farms, Centerplate and the Orange County Convention Center switched gears and...

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Growing Beans on a Tower Garden

When growing pole bean varieties on a Tower Garden®, the use of a support-cage or trellis/grow-teepee is required to allow the vines to grow properly. Pole beans include our favorites i.e. French green beans (haricots verts), Asian yard long beans, most purple beans,...

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Growing Kohlrabi on a Tower Garden

Kohlrabi is another cultivar of the Brassica family such as kale, cabbage, collard greens, savoy cabbage, and broccoli. Like all its cousins, Kohlrabi can be considered as a superfood (as long as it is eaten raw) as it is packed with nutrients and antioxidants!...

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Can I Grow Potatoes and Carrots on a Tower Garden?

Regrettably, root crops such as onions, potatoes, carrots, and garlic do not grow on a Tower Garden. However, some root vegetables such as beets, radishes, and fennel thrive when using Tower Garden technology.Furthermore, blueberries and raspberries do not grow on a...

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Do Blueberries and Raspberries Grow on a Tower Garden?

Regrettably, blueberries and raspberries do not grow on a Tower Garden. Although over 150 nutrient-rich crops can be grown using a Tower Garden, bushes, trees, and grapevines do not grow on an aeroponic tower. When growing crops on a Tower Garden, contrary to...

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How to Grow Brassica Vegetables on a Tower Garden

Brassica vegetables a.k.a cruciferous grow abundantly and effortlessly on a vertical aeroponic system using Tower Garden technology. We invite you to watch the video below which was shot last week in Ibiza, Spain (outdoor Tower Farm operating 12 months out of a year)....

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Countries Where Tower Garden is Currently Available

As of April 2021, the Tower Garden for home-use is available in the following countries: 1. Tower Garden USA: Tower Garden FLEX Growing System Tower Garden HOME Growing System 2. Tower Garden Canada: Tower Garden FLEX Growing System Tower Garden HOME Growing System 3....

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Forecasting Crops Selection When Planning a Tower Farm

When planning to set up a Tower Farm, people always wonder what crops they should grow. Based on our extensive experience setting up Tower Farms indoors, outdoors, and in greenhouses (on 4 continents), our advice is to let the local market decide what crops should be...

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Growing Bok Choy on a Tower Garden

Bok choy is known to be one of the fastest-growing crops when using a Tower Garden®. Whether eating its baby leaves in a salad or whether using it for a stir fry, it offers a wide range of culinary possibilities.We enjoy growing bok choy using Tower Garden® technology...

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Converting an Existing Building into a Vertical Farm

Converting a commercial space into a vertical farm is an intricate challenge, which in many cases ends up being as expensive and less efficient than building from scratch. Inspired by vertical farms which have been overly publicized on social media such as Aerofarms...

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Tower Garden Technology coming to Tahiti

First Tower Farm in French Polynesia coming up soon in Tahiti! Agrotonomy Tower Farms is proud to announce its partnership with Teva Natura a.k.a. Hotu Ora Farms a.k.a. Mr. Teva Laguerre for the development of Tower Farms in French Polynesia. The first Tower Farm...

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Responding to Coronavirus with Vertical Farming!

When COVID-19 led to the first wave of quarantines in March 2020, at Agrotonomy Tower Farms, we started to donate up to 95% of our vegetables and food production to low-income individuals. Giving away nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables has been, and still is, our...

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Rockwool Growing Medium for Tower Garden

Every Tower Farm produces its own seedlings from seeds. We advise buying organic seeds. Although every Tower Farm owner is responsible for outsourcing their own seeds, we provide our customers with the contact information of our seed providers. Furthermore, we consult...

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Tower Garden and Tower Farms e-Books

We have recently released 2 e-books related to growing crops using Tower Garden technology:1. Getting the most out of your aeroponic tower: This e-book is jam-packed with tips and tricks and do’s and don’ts for Tower Garden owners. Aside from being loaded with Tower...

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Growing collard greens on a Tower Garden

Collard greens like its cousins the cabbage and broccoli are by every means a superfood! Although purpose of this publication is not to advocate the health benefits of such or such crop, let’s say that it is a pleasure to grow and cook such a tasty, versatile and...

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Aeroponic celery on a Tower Garden

Growing celery on the Tower Garden has its pros and cons: Unless growing celery in the perfect climate-controlled greenhouse conditions, celery takes a long time to grow on the Tower Garden (up to 60 days and even longer depending on varieties). Also, the celery...

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Growing Loofah Sponges on a Tower Garden

Loofah plants, like their cousin the cucumber, belong to the cucurbit family. They produce invasive vines. When growing loofah on the Tower Garden, an outside structure is needed to grow the plants. Vines can be as long as 6 m (20 feet) and produce large fruits. The...

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Growing kale on a Tower Garden

Ron Finley (the 'gardening gangsta') once said: “Kids who grow kale, eat kale!”…. We like this quote: It could not be truer when it comes to children involved with helping their parents growing kale on a Tower Garden! Kale is not only a leader in the world of leafy...

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Agronomy Consultancy Services

We offer 2 different consultancy services: • Greenhouse Consultation and Purchasing.• Project development consultation. 1) Greenhouse Consultation & Purchasing service: This service consists of consulting with the client in regards to his/her greenhouse needs....

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How to grow basil on a Tower Garden

There are 5 herbs referred to as the 'King of herbs', and basil is one of them. Like its cousins mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme, lavender, and marjoram, basil belongs to the lamiaceae family. We could write a full chapter explaining why basil is considered the...

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Aeroponic tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Growing tomatoes in a Tower Garden is not just a “plant & play” experience. There are many pros and cons, as well as different growing techniques to consider. When starting the seedling process for tomatoes, the manufacturer advises to plant 2 seeds per...

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Growing aeroponic mustard greens on a Tower Garden

Like arugula, mustard greens are related to the Brassicaceae/Cruciferous family. Mustard greens come in different shapes and give generous harvests. Mustard greens have a surprisingly complex tangy taste while revealing true mustard flavors, Dijon-style! There is no...

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How to grow peppers on a Tower Garden

Whether growing sweet bell peppers or spicy varieties, peppers of all kinds thrive when growing using Tower Garden technology. When starting the seedling process for peppers, the manufacturer advises to plant 2 seeds per rockwool/coco coir, and when seedlings are...

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Tower Farm = Farming for Dummies!

Running a Tower Farm is like “farming for dummies”, or more exactly, it is a technology for people having zero previous farming or gardening experience! At Agrotonomy Corp., as a combined team, we had over 28 years of organic farming and 12 years of running a...

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Is the Tower Garden safe?

Tower Garden aeroponic system is totally safe. Contrary to Chinese and Indian knockoffs which are made of cheap PVC and other toxic plastic derived materials, the Tower Garden is made from the safest high-end UV-stabilized, BPA-free, food-grade PC/ABS proprietary...

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How much does the Tower Garden cost?

Tower Garden in the USA: In the USA, the Tower Garden system can be purchased over 12 interest-free installments for $55.83 per month. The Tower Garden flex can be purchased over 12 interest-free installments for $55.83 per month. The Tower Garden Family Garden which...

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Harvests rotations for leafy greens & herbs

Harvest rotations of leafy greens and aromatic herbs depend greatly on different cultivars and growing conditions, whether outdoors, indoors with LED lights, or in a climate-controlled greenhouse. Even when mentioning 'outdoors,' it varies according to weather...

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Business plans, ROI, capital expenditure, KPI…

We do not get further involved with business plans, ROI, capital expenditure, KPI… We sell fully automated Tower Farms which consist of the towers, the automated irrigation, the nutrient dozing systems, the nutrients and that is all. We also offer on-site staff...

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Tower Garden in Mexico, Central America, and South America

Currently, the Tower Garden for home-use can only be purchased in the USA, in Canada, and 16 selected European countries. However, from Mexico to Panama, and from Costa Rica to Chile, our fully automated aeroponic Tower Farms are available (minimum 10 towers): Tower...

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Artificial light requirements for indoor Tower Farm

Tower Farms featured in airports, convention centers, or any other area without natural light are using artificial lights as follows: – Minimum 1000 watts per fixture, regardless of type… MH, HPS, or LED. – Fixtures need to be mounted at least 3 feet (1m) above the...

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Message to organic farming and permaculture aficionados

Firstly, let’s get any form of argument out of the way: we love organic farming, we reverently respect the world of permaculture, and we encourage and support anyone involved in such constructive and meaningful food-growing endeavors. When we started Agrotonomy Corp.,...

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Growing leafy greens and herbs in a commercial Tower Farm

When growing tomatoes, our Tower Farm technology is great, but there are other systems equally productive. The same applies for most fruiting vegetables. However, when it comes to growing leafy greens and herbs, whether spinach, lettuce (all kinds), kale, chard,...

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Growing aeroponic marijuana on a Tower Garden

This blog post is not intended to promote marijuana cultivation. It is written strictly to outline the superior botanical potential of the incredibly versatile Tower Garden aeroponic system. Only individuals residing in areas where cannabis cultivation is legal should...

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The pros and cons of a Tower Farm featuring only 10 Towers

The following is addressed to international customers (outside the USA/Canada): Tower Farms are being shipped directly from the US as fully automated systems including the irrigation and dosing equipment, which deliver the water and nutrients automatically to each...

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Tower Garden, coronavirus and food security.

In light of the current international situation with the coronavirus, whether it is contained rapidly or not, one of the ripple effects of covid-19, is that the general public is now fully aware that a pandemic is a reality. People are starting to realize that they...

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What is the Tower Garden made from?

Tower Garden is made from the safest high-end UV-stabilized, BPA-free, food-grade PC/ABS proprietary plastic formula. The high-quality resins used by Tower Garden are compliant with both U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines for food contact and European...

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Tower Farms Saudi Arabia

Agrotonomy Corp. exhibited at Saudi Agriculture 2019 introducing for the first time in Saudi Arabia the fully automated aeroponic Tower Farm system using Tower Garden technology in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Agriculture 2019 was an impressive agricultural tradeshow featuring...

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Tower Garden Latin America

We are currently involved in the development of a project involving multiple Tower Farms in Peru which are meant to feed Inca communities living in high elevation in the Andes mountainsBack in September, we visited our Peruvian partners in Lima to discuss in person...

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Tower Garden Switzerland

The Tower Garden aeroponic system for residential use is available in Switzerland For Fr.899. The led light kit for indoor growing costs Fr.369. Such rates include shipping and taxes. For more information, please visit the Tower Garden section of our website which is...

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Examples of Aeroponic Tower Farms

The versatility of an aeroponic Tower Farm means that it can be set up in a greenhouse, backyard, rooftop, balcony, school, restaurant, indoors, and outdoors! Check out the wide range of possibilities when it comes to setting up a Tower Farm!Backyard Tower Farm in a...

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Tower Garden Austria

Recently, we published a post on our blog titled "Tower Garden in Germany". In this post, we addressed a message to German residents informing them that the Tower Garden aeroponic system was available in Germany. However, in this article, we omitted to mention that...

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Tower Garden in Germany

In Germany, back in 1950, there were 1.6 million farmers. In 1990, there were only 600,000 farmers left. Now, the German farming community has been reduced to 280,000 and is still declining. Such staggering numbers are the reflection of agricultural industrialization...

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Tower Garden UK

Tower Garden is available in the UK. Whether ordering your Tower Garden from England, Wales, or Scotland, the cost of the fully inclusive Tower Garden aeroponic system is £569. However, should you wish to order the led-light-kit for indoor growing, it will cost an...

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France: European leader in agricultural production

Recently, we published an article on our blog titled "Crazy facts about the Netherlands". In this article, we paid a tribute of respect to the Netherlands for being the second biggest agricultural exporter in the world in spite of its tiny landmass! However, although...

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Requirement for becoming a Tower Farm reseller

In order to be eligible to become a reseller of our commercial aeroponic tower systems, someone must own and operate a Tower Farm for at least 2 years (24 months). No exception can be made: the manufacturer in the USA is very strict about its Tower Farm reseller...

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Crazy fact about the Netherlands

1/3 of the country lies below sea level! However, through means of dikes, pumps, sand dunes and ingenious dams, the Dutch have figured out the most advanced anti-flood system in the world allowing them to “stay above water”! But here are some crazier facts about this...

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Growing strawberries commercially in a Tower Farm

As of November 2019, no Tower Farm has been used to grow strawberries commercially as of yet. When it comes to cash crops, over the last decade, Tower Farms have been mainly focused on growing leafy greens and aromatic herbs. Although Tower Garden allows growing over...

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Tower Garden Flex

The Tower Garden Home is now available in the USA and Canada. Meanwhile, the regular Tower Garden for home-use in the US and Canada has been renamed as the Tower Garden FLEX. ?How much does Tower Garden HOME cost? In the US, Tower Garden HOME, which includes built-in...

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Tower Farms in Africa coming soon to Kenya!

Agrotonomy Corp. is proud to announce the official first Tower Farm pilot projects coming soon to Africa! In the first phase of development, there will be 3 small Tower Farms in Kenya: one Tower Farm in Nairobi, the other Tower Farm in Mombasa, and a third one in an...

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Tower Farm Dubai

Mama's Farm will be the first Tower Farm using Tower Garden technology located in a residential neighborhood in Dubai. In 2018, Agrotonomy Corp. set up its first commercial Tower Farm project in the UAE. However, such Tower Farm is situated in an industrial area and...

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Vertical Farming with Aeroponic Towers by Tower Garden.

Since commercial vertical farming started about 20 years ago, the technology has been invariably based on stacked-up trays artificially lit with low energy LED lights. Whether talking about a pioneer company like Aerofarms, which is using its own proprietary patented...

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Tower Garden Europe, USA & Canada.

Tower Garden Europe, USA & Canada. English: Tower Garden is available in the UK, Ireland, Canada and in the USA. German: Tower Garden is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Finnish: Tower Garden is available in Finland French: Tower Garden is available...

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Organic nutrients for hydroponics and aeroponics

At Agrotonomy, we are currently testing organic nutrients in our towers and we can now forecast excellent results! We are talking about organic liquid fertilizers suitable for hydroponics and aeroponics: basically, the A mineral nutrients are being replaced by a...

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Radish on a Tower Garden

We only advise growing radishes using Tower Garden® technology as an experiment only. When growing radishes aeroponically, the crop yield is extremely weak in comparison to growing radishes in the soil. Their taste and texture are also inferior based on our numerous...

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What Tower Garden size is right for my Tower Farm?

Let's recap the various tower sizes for reference purposes Aeroponic Towers for Regular Crops: 28 plants per tower – 1.8 m (height) – 7 stackable modular sections. 36 plants per tower – 2.1 m (height) – 9 stackable modular sections. 44 plants per tower – 2.5 m...

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Thank you, Qatar for welcoming Tower Garden® technology!

From the 19th to the 23rd of March, we went to exhibit at the Agriteq , in Doha, Qatar, to promote our aeroponic Tower Farms systems. We were overly impressed by the venue. In fact, the show was a last minute decision from the agricultural Department of Qatar. The...

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GFIA tradeshow in Abu Dhabi

On the 1st and 2nd of April, we exhibited at the GFIA tradeshow in Abu Dhabi promoting commercial aeroponic Tower Farm systems (by Tower Garden®). At first, we thought that it was going to be less busy of an event than the AgraME in Dubai. Contrary to Dubai where we...

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Thank you Dubai for being Dubai!

We came to Dubai over the first week of March 2019, to exhibit at the AgraME (best agricultural tradeshow of the Arab world) to promote the fully automated aeroponic commercial Tower Farm systems by Tower Garden® . We would like to thank the organizers of AgraME for a...

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Growing tomatoes commercially in a Tower Farm

Growing tomatoes commercially in a Tower Farm: Tomatoes grow abundantly when using Tower Garden technology. We have run many comparative tests with conventional soil farming. When growing tomatoes on an aeroponic Tower Farm system by Tower Garden®, aeroponic tomatoes...

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The aeroponic Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden®

The aeroponic  Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden: The Microgreens Tower by Tower Garden was originally designed to grow microgreens (of course!) but is widely used to grow “petite vegetables”and wheatgrass. Considering that every crop that has been ever tested...

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Operating guidelines for a Tower Farm

The information below is the Tower Farm manual (provided by the manufacturer) which gives full information in regards to assembly, seedling and transplanting, irrigation system, nutrients, tower configuration, cleaning,  organic pesticides, warranty etc.1. Reservoir...

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Managing the pH and EC of a Tower Farm by Tower Garden®:

Throughout my years of being involved in tower farming, I have been asked repeatedly by potential customers about our challenges with pH and EC, when managing hundreds/thousands of individual reservoirs, versus just one central reservoir, as its commonly used in...

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Tower Farm’s inception in the Philippines

We are proud to introduce King Tower Farm, the new Asian partners of Agrotonomy! It is located in Laguna in the Philippines about 4 hours outside Manila in the most idyllic countryside rural setup… this vertical aeroponic Tower Farm is nestled on the shores of a lake...

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How does a Tower Farm automated irrigation system work?

In this video, Mr. Troy Albright from True Garden in Arizona demonstrates how the automated irrigation system of a Tower Farm works. Our irrigation systems have been designed to supply the water and fertilizers to each tower on an as-needed basis regardless of the...

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The Kuwait International Agro Food Expo is a scam!

After exhibiting at the Agrame in Dubai, at the Agritech in Qatar, and the GFIA in Abu Dhabi, earlier this year in April, we went to exhibit at The Kuwait International Agro Food. Or at least we tried… The organizers, Tafani Events & Exhibitions a.k.a. Kabir Ahmed...

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Agrotonomy provides tower farm greenhouse turnkey solutions

We provide greenhouse turnkey solutions: We can assist you in outsourcing the best quotes from reputable greenhouse manufacturers. From the US to the Netherlands, we are connected to the most experienced greenhouse manufacturers in our line of industry. We can consult...

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Growing aeroponic strawberries on a Tower Garden

We highly recommend growing strawberries on a Tower Garden® whether for personal use or for commercial purpose. In our experience, growing strawberries off the ground on a Tower Garden® has never required for us to spray any form of pesticide. We certainly cannot say...

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Tower Garden & Urban Farming

In the world of urban agriculture, Tower Garden technology is ideally suited for urban farming and urban gardening. Whether involved in a commercial urban farm project or whether you only have access to a balcony or a rooftop, our aeroponic towers will produce results...

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Growing hydroponic cucumbers on a Tower Garden

Cucumbers are fruits by definition (like tomatoes, eggplants, zucchinis, etc.) since they develop from the flower of the cucumber plant and they do contain seeds…. Cucumber is the perfect crop for novice growers to start with as it is very easy to grow on a Tower...

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Tower Garden & Tower Farm in the UK

Agrotonomy is currently working on a UK Tower Farm project based on Tower Garden technology. Although there is currently one little Tower Farm in existence in the UK (only 10 towers), our upcoming Tower Farm will be the largest in the UK. Tower Garden technology is...

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Tower Farm in Abu Dhabi

Tower Garden aeroponic systems in Abu Dhabi. Agrotonomy Corporation will be exhibiting the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi on the 1st and 2nd of April 2019. We will be coming to Abu Dhabi to promote Tower Farms based on Tower Garden aeroponic...

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First aeroponic Tower Farm in Asia

Agrotonomy is proud to be working on a project involving the first Tower Farm in the Philippines using Tower Garden technology. It is now official! We are currently in the process of shipping a full 40-foot container load to the Philippines. This represents a fully...

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What tower system is recommended for a school?

What tower system is recommended for a school? Tower Garden aeroponic systems are perfect for schools and educational centers as they allow to be used indoors and outdoors. There is no bending over, no weeding, no tilling, no spraying pesticides, and no mess since it...

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Tower Farms in India (and southeast Asia)

Tower Farms in India (and southeast Asia). Tower Farm technology by Tower Garden is a perfect water-saving solution to grow healthy crops in India and throughout the rest of Southeast Asia. However, regardless of the region, due to the monsoon season and extreme...

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Tower Farms Coming to Dubai – UAE

Tower Farms coming to Dubai – UAE: Agrotonomy Corporation will be exhibiting at the AgraME trade event in Dubai promoting Tower Farms  by Tower Garden Ltd. Agrotonomy specializes in Tower Farms full turnkey  services including  extreme desert climate greenhouse...

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Aeroponic Farms & Tower Farms

Aeroponic Farms have been a very popular topic recently through social media, TV documentaries, printed press etc. Most aeroponic farms which have been popularized through press release are indoor farms mainly growing micro greens to small plants because most...

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Growing crops on a Tower Garden Indoors

Firstly, we would like to pay a tribute of respect and applause to Tower Garden's technical team for the incredible state-of-the-art LED grow light kit which they recently launched in the US, Canada, and Europe. We are talking about 4 vertical LED lights totaling a...

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How does Tower Garden work?

At the bottom of the tower, there is a reservoir which is filled with water mixed with a soluble all-natural ionic mineral solution. A low wattage submersible pump is placed inside on the bottom of the reservoir to blast the nutrient solution through the center of the...

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What grows well in a Tower Garden?

What grows well in a Tower Garden starts with the light, the climate conditions, the quality of the seeds and seedlings, and ongoing maintenance. Of course, when wondering what grows well with a Tower Garden, people want to know what type of crops perform best!...

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Best strategies to grow tomatoes on a Tower Garden

Agrotonomy has tried many different approaches to grow tomatoes. Firstly, we started with 7-pot-towers using the regular grow cage manufactured by Tower Garden. Regrettably, the weight of the vines loaded with tomatoes' crushed' the grow cages which were too weak to...

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Tower Garden is finally available in Europe

Tower Garden is finally available in Spain: The aeroponic towers for personal use from Tower Garden® are finally available in Europe and can be ordered through Agrotonomy. The price for a Tower Garden in your country is as follows: Tower Garden Spain: €659 Tower...

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What is a Tower Garden aeroponic system?

Agrotonomy is the first vertical garden in Europe using aeroponic towers to grow food naturally while saving 95% water in comparison to conventional organic farming: Over a decade ago, a brilliant American horticulturist by the name Tim Blank, invented the first...

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Growing okra on a Tower Garden

Okra grows tall (up to 1.8 m/6 feet high) producing a heavy strong stem. This is why we prefer to grow okra with the support of a grow-cage. Even when planting okra in the 2 lowest sections of the tower, the plants will grow taller than the cage itself. The size of...

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Growing Aeroponic Melons on a Tower Garden

When using an aeroponic tower to grow melons, we like to plant in every single section of the tower using an outside structure (whether a support cage or an adjacent trellis) and grow them suspended (like we do with cucumbers). Aside from the rewarding look of melons...

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Growing Aeroponic Eggplant/Aubergine on a Tower Garden

Although eggplants take a long time to grow, they produce an excellent crop yield and a superior fruit quality when grown on a Tower Garden. Considering the weight of the fruits (and yes, eggplants/aubergines are fruits and not vegetables!), we advise you to grow them...

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Growing Aeroponic Squash on a Tower Garden

The same recommendations which are given for zucchini/ courgette apply for squash. Please note: when growing pumpkins and spaghetti squash, based on our comparative tests, the final crops always end up much smaller when grown aeroponically in comparison to when they...

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Aeroponic Broccoli on a Tower Garden

Broccoli is a cold weather crop, meaning that it grows best in soil with temperatures between 65 F. and 75 F. (18-24 C.). When it gets warmer than that, the broccoli will bolt (as shown in the picture), or in other terms, it will start flowering. When the temperature...

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Pollination Assistance with a Tower Garden

When towers are located indoors, in a greenhouse or in a sheltered area, the lack of wind and/or the lack of bees mean that the pollen is not being carried to the ovule of the female flower. In this case, we advise you to hand pollinate your plants (cucumbers,...

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Growing Arugula On A Tower Garden

Arugula which is also called rocket salad because of its rapid growth…. It is profitable for commercial farming applications due to its fast growth turnaround and generous crop yield and it is the perfect green for the family gardener as it guarantees lush green plants growing on your tower!

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How To Grow Aeroponic Fennel on a Tower Garden

Although most instructional manuals will recommend planning several seeds per cube of rockwool, we advise you to plant only one seed per cube. In fact, when planting more than one seed per cube, you will have several fennel bulbs/plants growing out of one hole of the...

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Growing Tomatoes on a Tower Garden

We have grown over 40 different varieties of tomatoes using a Tower Garden. Although tomatoes give a bountiful harvest when growing aeroponically,  in our opinion, they are average in taste during the hotter months of the summer…. Since we started farming with Tower...

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