Greenhouse Gardening Tips
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Timeline for Growing the Best Greenhouse Tomato: Tips for Success
So Many Tomatoes, So Little Space
Greenhouse tomato growers are rightfully confused when they see so many kinds of greenhouse tomatoes for sale. Karen Olivier, an independent tomato breeder from the Secret Seed Cartel, estimates there are 20,000 kinds of tomatoes listed right now and she is adding to that number by breeding new tomatoes every year.
The Story of Two Used Greenhouses from Craigslist
A Testament to the Durability of BC Greenhouse Builders Products
Big thanks to Larry Clarkson for telling us the story of his two used Traditional Greenhouses
Larry won the greenhouse lottery and found two used BC Greenhouse Traditional model greenhouses on, of all places, Craigslist. It's worth saying that we do not sell used greenhouses. After this story broke, our email blew up with requests from customers wanting to buy refurbished greenhouses.
A Success Story: The Davis Family's Legacy with BC Greenhouse Builders
As with any company, there are many people, vendors, and supporters that make up the fabric of your success. When I started at BC Greenhouse 10 years ago, they shared with me the story of Erik Davis and it was a pleasure to talk with Russ and Aarron Davis to get the full history of our Vancouver Island connection. It’s clear that Erik Davis was one of the remarkable people that changed the course of our company. Erik was a bricklayer by trade who lived on the Island and he was known for his love of gardening. The president of four garden clubs, Erik was familiar with BC Greenhouses and had met Don Vale who was an installer with BCG. Erik purchased his first greenhouse in 1981.
Greenhouse Garden Tips: Soil Amendments & Nutrients
Importance of Soil Amendments & Nutrients in Greenhouse Gardening
A few years back my greenhouse tomato leaves were purple, yellow and spotted. Not all at once, but over time and on different leaves. It was the second year I was growing in my greenhouse and the commercial potting soil I bought was low on phosphorus, nitrogen and potassium. The leaves on the plants were telling me what was going on. And it didn’t look good.
Hobby Greenhouse Growing: Tips for Ordering Seeds and Supplies
Before You Order Seeds for Your Hobby Greenhouse, Read the Fine Print
Why I started growing in my Greenhouse Garden a few of my favourite plants stopped working for me. That's what I learned to read the catalog fine print and adapt my shopping for a better hobby greenhouse growing.
Moving a Greenhouse Five Times: A Customer's Story & Testimonial
Read our customer's story about moving his beloved greenhouse five times
Thank you once again, Kyle, for taking the time to look after me yesterday. I did, again, appreciate so much your thoughtfulness in assisting me with my own reconstruction dilemma of a few weeks ago. As with everyone there, you showed such warmth and kindness, and as always, I am away with such a good feeling of support and confidence about my maintenance of my beloved little greenhouse.
Preparing a Greenhouse Foundation: Everything You Need to Know
Do all greenhouses require foundation?
The simple answer is YES
Over the years we have had hundreds of greenhouse-related questions and many of them are related to foundations.
Secrets to Testing Old Seeds and Growing Golden Sesame Seeds
A new crop, discovered in a seed catalogue last year, piqued my growing interest. I grow lots of vegetables but growing Sesame seeds didn’t occur to me until I saw them listed. I'm excited to try something new I ordered it right away.
The Best Soil for Greenhouse Gardening: A Comprehensive Guide
If you are new to growing and subscribe to the "just add water" school of thought, then this is going to come as a shock to you. With terms like super soil, triple mix, natural soil and soil with no soil, it is certainly confusing for new gardeners to start growing in their greenhouse! How do you know what to use for successful, continuous growth? How do you get the best flavor in your food and the brightest colour in your flowers?