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Tower Garden Strawberries | Strawberry Tower Farm
We highly recommend growing strawberries on a Tower Garden whether for personal use or for commercial purpose.
In fact, Tower Garden technology allows to grow up to 52 strawberry plants within 1 m²…. although we generally advise allocating 2 m² per tower including working space, when growing strawberries on the Tower Garden, only 1.5 m² of space allowance is required.
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 the same for the strawberries which we grow in the soil within the scope of comparative testing.
Every kind of strawberry can be grown on a Tower Garden. The crop yield is generous and the fruits are juicy and extremely flavorful.
You can buy strawberry plugs and wash the soil off the roots before bracing them with a rubber band in a rockwool cube (before planting them into the towers)…. some leaves will turn yellow/brown in the process but new healthy leaves will start showing soon.
At Ibiza Farm, we prefer to start all our crops from seeds and produce our own seedlings. Strawberry seeds can take up to 4 to 8 weeks before starting to germinate. Strawberry seedlings for Tower Garden are usually ready to be planted into the tower within six weeks after planting the seeds on average.
Tower Garden is the only aeroponic technology which allows growing strawberries indoors or outdoors.
Aside from saving 95% water & space, growing strawberries on a Tower Garden reduces proportionally the amount of labor involved. One individual can care for 100+ commercial aeroponic towers.
Strawberries can be grown indoor 12 months out of the year using Tower Garden’s led light kit or even better, in a greenhouse.
Once again, whether you wish to grow strawberries on a Tower Garden for personal use or whether you are considering setting up a strawberry Tower Farm, due to the high yield + low maintenance + no spraying pesticides and due to the quality of the fruit itself, we encourage you to grow strawberries using Tower Garden aeroponic tower systems.
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 beyond your expectations.
Tower Garden is perfect for urban farms and urban gardens: saving 95% of water & space while producing highly nutritive crops without the use of pesticides! This is urban agriculture at its best!
Aside from growing hundreds of varieties of vegetables, fruits, aromatic & medicinal herbs, Tower Garden aeroponic systems can be used to produce a wide range of flowers whether edible or decorative. An aeroponic tower loaded with flowers is not only spectacular, but it is also a bee magnet! We encourage every urban farmer and urban gardener using Tower Garden technology to plant flowers!
At Ibiza Farm, we mainly grow edible flowers (Nasturtium, Bluets, cosmos, etc.) but we also beneficial herbs and flowers. Of course, we love to see a tower full of flowers; however, our favorite planting approach is to mix-and-match flowers, vegetables, and fruits strategically.
Tower Garden is modular in size allowing to adapt to height constraints while delivering optimum results based on the space allocated. Urban farmers & urban gardeners can use their aeroponic towers indoors and outdoors! Tower Garden aeroponic systems are powered by the only aeroponic technology which can be used outdoors for a personal or commercial purpose.
The residential model of Tower Garden for personal use can also be used indoors with a state-of-the-art LED grow light kit (perfect for office environment/building lobbies/atriums etc.).
Promoting urban agriculture is a work contribution to reinventing the food supply chain granting businesses and individuals viable autonomous solutions.
Tower Garden technology embodies perfectly the spirit of urban farming and urban gardening!
Be part of the urban agriculture revolution: get yourself a Tower Garden or start a local Tower Farm in your neighborhood!!!
Cucumber is the perfect crop for novice growers to start with as it is very easy to grow on a Tower Garden.
Cucumber seedlings can be planted at the bottom of the tower to let the vine crawl on the ground. We advise against such a method as we prefer to grow our cucumbers vertically and off the ground. In fact, allowing your cucumber plants to crawl on the ground will increase the chances of diseases and pests (aphids, spider mites, cucumber beetles, powdery mildew, botrytis, bacterial wilt etc.).
Although easy to grow, cucumbers are prone to various diseases requiring continuous attention & maintenance. In fact, we recommend pruning your plants picking off leaves showing signs of infection. Ongoing pruning is also recommended to improve air circulation thus reducing the risks of mildew/fungal related diseases.
We advise to let cucumbers grow on an outside structure (grow cage/ trellis etc.) thus preventing the vines to overwhelm the rest of the tower. You can cut the vine when you deem that it has grown long enough…. it will allow the vine to branch out at the level of the nodes and increase the yield.
All varieties of cucumbers grow well on a Tower Garden but require growth + disease & pest control on an ongoing basis.
At Ibiza Farm, we grow all kind of cucumbers whether for salads, pickling or juicing. In fact, aside from being deliciously thirst quenching, we invite you to Google the benefits of juicing cucumbers… it’s absolutely amazing!
This year, we grew lemon cucumbers and cucamelons for fun! Once again, cucumbers come in many shapes, colors and tastes!
Growing cucumbers on a Tower Garden is easy and rewarding.
We recommend that you select cucumber varieties preferably adapted to your climate (speak to your seed provider).
Ibiza Farm 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 now available in the UK not only for commercial Tower Farms, but also for residential models for personal use.
The prices for Tower Garden in the UK (model for personal-use) are as follows:
Tower Garden England: £599 for the tower system ( plus £249 for the LED grow light kit)
Tower Garden Wales: £599 for the tower system ( plus £249 for the LED grow light kit)
Tower Garden Scotland: £599 for the tower system ( plus £249 for the LED grow light kit)
Tower Garden Ireland ( northern): £599 for the tower system ( plus £249 for the LED grow light kit)
Towers can be ordered by clicking on the following link:
Although the LED grow light kit is optional, we strongly advise our Tower Garden UK customers to buy this accessory. In fact, considering the weather in the UK, unless you own a greenhouse, we recommend indoor growing under lights during the cold season.
As certified international Tower Farm & Tower Garden resellers, Ibiza Farm a.k.a. Agrotonomy Corporation is fully committed to promoting Tower Garden technology in the UK. We are thrilled to be working on our first Tower Farm project in England… stay tuned for updates!
Ibiza Farm a.k.a. 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 technology for the UAE and other countries in the MENA region.
Opening times are Monday from 10 AM to 6 PM and Tuesday from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Please contact us to make an appointment to meet us in Abu Dhabi.
Ibiza Farm 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 automated Tower Farm featuring 150 towers (13 pots – 52 plants per tower).
The fact that it is the first true Tower Farm in Asia is exciting but it is not the highlight of our enthusiasm regarding this project:
This Tower Farm in the Philippines will be strictly growing flowers aiming at feeding a bee farm!
As we prove it extensively in a scientific comparative study (published under to “beyond organic” section of our website), crops grown on a Tower Garden feature an average nutrient density increase of 35% to 60% in comparison to crops grown organically in the soil. The same applies to the quality of the pollen collected on flowers growing aeroponically on a Tower Garden.
At Ibiza Farm, we are fully committed to this upcoming project and we will be involved in every step of development… the first true Tower Farm is coming up to Southeast Asia. More than a Tower Farm, with its 150 aeroponic towers full of flowers, it will be the most spectacular and colorful Tower Farm in the world!
A Flower Tower Farm to feed the bees: now this is farming 4.0 used for a truly meaningful purpose!
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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 is soil-less.
For educational centers, there are two options:
#1) Small automated Tower Farm (10 towers minimum):
For a school, we advise a fully automated system of 10 to 20 towers (7 pots/28 plants per tower) plus one LED-light-kit per tower for indoor growing.
A 7-pot tower (28 plants) is the perfect size to plant and harvest without the use of a ladder ( safer with children).
Towers may be used outside from spring to fall and brought inside to be equipped with lights during the cold season ( or inside year-round).
Please watch the following video to see a 7-pot commercial tower with LED lights:
A Tower Farm featuring 10 towers (7 pots/28 plants per tower) costs about €8000 including shipping. LED light kits cost €279 to €289 per kit (depending on country).
#2) Tower Garden for personal use (no minimum):
A school can start with less towers by just getting as little as 1 tower of the residential/personal use model with lights (there is no minimum purchase) which is now available for sale in Europe:https://ibiza.farm/residential/
The Tower Garden European model comes with 5 planting sections/20 plants per tower.
However, with the Tower Garden for personal use, the nutrients need to be mixed in the water and added to the tower manually on an ongoing basis (versus a Tower Farm which is fully automated and where nutrients need to be changed only once a year). Of course, this option allows a school to order 2 to 3 units. The model for personal use will produce equal results (the components of the tower itself as well as the nutrients are the same as the towers used in a Tower Farm).
For schools, we definitely would advise a small automated Tower Farm thus giving less responsibility to whoever is in charge of supervising the system ( nutrients only need to be changed every six months on average). Forgetting to give water and nutrients on time would result in crop loss and in the breakage of the pumps.
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 temperatures in some areas, in India, we recommend to set up Tower Farms in controlled climate greenhouses.
The minimum order for India is a Tower Farm featuring at least 30 towers. No exception will be made.
The Tower Garden for personal use is not available for the asian market.
We do not send single samples to India nor to the rest of Asia.
Motivated serious potential customers are welcome to visit us at our greenhouse in Arizona in the USA or at our European location in Ibiza, Spain.
Before contacting us, we strongly recommend that you visit the Tower Farm section of our website and read the following FAQs:
FAQ #4) How much space needs to be allocated per tower?
FAQ #10) What is the average cost of a Tower Farm?
FAQ #12) Can I become a Tower Farm reseller?
Please click on the following link to access our Tower Farm FAQs (we advise you to read them all!):
After going through our commercial FAQs and after consulting our rates, please contact us and let’s discuss the scope of your project.
Our Tower Farms are shipped from the USA. We do realize that import duties are high in India but we do not give discounts to offset such abusive tariffs.
We do not get involved with local import duty considerations.
In a country like India which features a high amount of polluted farmland, and in light of water restrictions in many areas, Tower Farms are the perfect solution to produce beyond organic quality crops in India!
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