Greenhouse Gardening Tips

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Fall gardening

Donna Balzer in her thriving Pacific BC Greenhouse featuring butternut squash and greens

Benefitting From Nature: Growing in My Pacific Greenhouse

It's late September and I taste my first-ever finger lime, grown right in my greenhouse, and I am amazed by the crisp texture and luscious lime taste of the juicy vesicles. (See my first impressions here) And just then an unrelated email arrives. A Los Angeles-based marketing firm asks, "Will you showcase the benefits of nature on behalf of a client for an online event?"

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Donna Balzer and her dog

October in the Garden - Composting and Greenhouse Winter Ready

Arnold is always hungry. And some of his favorite foods are the fruits and vegetables I grow in my greenhouse.  He also eats the plants of the tomatoes and squash I grow. He gently pokes around, licking up the small green fruits first and then chomps down on the whole tangled twisted plant.

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In-Ground beds are perfect for your garden growing

Setting Up Your Greenhouse

The box has finally arrived - the greenhouse is assembled

Now what?

I called Rodney a year after his greenhouse was installed. I expected him to brag about the size of his tomatoes or the hours he spends sitting and enjoying the beautiful space he created.

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