Greenhouse Gardening Tips

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spring cleaning in the greenhouse

6 Tips for Cleaning Your Greenhouse Before Winter Sets In

Its never too early to get a head start

My husband and I planned a mid-week ski trip but on departure day I was still in my off finishing a time-sensitive project. We were staying overnight at the hill, it was still a workday, and the car was loaded up. There was no rush to get moving.

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Donna Balzer and her dog

Clearing Greenhouse Waste: Tips for Small-Scale Gardeners

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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Winter vegetables growing

Summer Prep for Winter Greenhouse: Tips for Managing & Double Cropping

Surprisingly, Summer is the perfect time to prep for winterization

Managing your winter greenhouse with crops coming and going is a bit of an art form, so please bear with me. It involves starting seeds directly in greenhouse soil and also starting seeds in flats on shelves or potting benches.

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Growing Quinoa

Trial and Error in Greenhouse Growing: Lessons from My Disaster

Trial and Error in Greenhouse Growing

My water wand blew up in the last brutal storm of the season when water froze in my greenhouse. No one was expecting that cold spell but then again we live in a Northern climate and a wintertime greenhouse garden is usually cold. I should have known better.

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