Winter Gardens. Punxsutawney Phil. And the Promise of a Growing Dome.

Winter Gardens: The Only Suitable Response to Punxsutawney Phil The most wanted groundhog in America, maybe the most wanted groundhog in the history of mankind, makes a case for winter gardens. No other groundhog sees tens of thousands of people gathering to hear the final say on the conditions of their next six weeks. The crowds gathered on Gobbler’s Knob like…

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Gardening in the Snow in a Growing Dome

Gardening in the Snow in a Growing Dome®  If you want to see for yourself that the Growing Dome was made for winter, for gardening in the snow, in the mountains, then you have to see the pictures we received yesterday.  Here in Pagosa Springs, it won’t stop snowing. Outside continues to be gray, cold, and delivering one snow storm after…

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Winter Gardening 2017 And A Hat Tip To The Gardener

Winter Gardening 2017 Riding the Pineapple Express Well, welcome to winter gardening 2017. It’s in full swing. Here’s a picture of our most used gardening tools the past few weeks. An old beat up (but highly dependable) Chevy Silverado plow truck… an assortment of hand shovels… and we’re going to peek into a Growing Dome® to see how it’s holding up…

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Sowing Seeds for Your Winter Crop

Sowing Seeds In Late Summer/Early Fall…Preparing For Winter “Dont judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”-Robert Louis Stevenson If you grow in a greenhouse… or even if you have an outdoor garden threatened by winter snow, you should be sowing seeds for your winter crops. If you sow in late August to early September*,…

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Secrets of Year Round Gardening Revealed

Secrets of Year Round Gardening Revealed: Why Growing Dome® Gardening is Unique…and Easy. Gardening in a Growing Dome is different. It’s different in a good way. It’s easy. It is not like growing outside, and compared to growing in a regular greenhouse, they are as different as night and day. Plants do grow easily in the Growing Dome. However, to…

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Permaculture Convergence in Mancos, Colorado

Permaculture and Tending the Fires of Inspiration Permaculture isn’t really about chickens, swales, plants, energy, composting toilets, and buildings… …and this article isn’t really about permaculture. It is about how permaculture helps us design for beneficial relationships. Relationships which make the world a better place, regardless if it is between domestic fowl, comfrey, and pill bugs… …or relationships among community…

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Keep Your Greenhouse Cool In Summer

Keep Your Greenhouse Cool In Summer 7 Ways to Cool Your Growing Dome You can keep your greenhouse cool…even in the heat of summer. A greenhouse is designed to trap heat. They are bound to get hot, but you don’t want them to get too hot. What is too hot for a greenhouse? How does our 33′ Growing Dome® read…

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Sunshine Gardens Senior Community

Sunshine Gardens Senior Community Growing Food, Fine Dining, and The Power Of Gardening Robert Hilger, founder of Sunshine Gardens, is a big man with big vision. His gentle presence and compassionate heart are backed by a fierceness in his eyes. A fierceness springing from knowing what you want and possession of resolve to get it. He means business. He is the kind…

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Seed Germination In Your Growing Dome

Seed Germination In Your Growing Dome® Seed Starting For Fast and Consistent Germination Rates What are seeds and how do we best “start” them to ensure consistent germination rates? Why do they sprout when they do? Understanding the fundamentals of seeds and seed germination allows for designing optimal situations and practices for successful starts for your garden. Meet Roland. He…

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frogs in your greenhouse

Frogs In Your Greenhouse

Greenhouse Frogs Growing Dome Frog Release Party Frogs in your greenhouse? Why not? Here’s a short video of our first official Growing Dome Frog Release Party. A greenhouse, particularly a Growing Dome, seems like a great place for our little green amphibious friends. This is the first official Growing Spaces frog release in our Growing Domes. Frogs in your Greenhouse?…

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