seed germination

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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notes from puja

Notes from Puja: Reflections During Strawberry Moon

She just flew up to the window as if to say “Are you Awake now?” I am slowing getting there. Attempting to summarize my thoughts, my woodpecker friend evokes the question by testing various surfaces on our log cabin home. What to say? I’m in a reflective mood. In this record heat, all I can think of is how the…

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solar power

Solar Power, Your Pocketbook, and the Environment

Solar Power Save Money, Combat Climate Change, and Power Ahead When the Rest of the World Grinds to a Halt The electricity went out. The lights flickered overhead…the computer shouted a loud Kapoof! and turned off completely. I turned it back on – not thinking much of it. A little later…lights flickered and another Kapoof! from the computer. A quick…

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children's health

Children’s Health Empowered By Growing Your Own Food

The Pizza Bed Regenerating Children’s Health By Growing Your Own Food And Regenerating A Culture Connected to The Soil Our kids are fat. I know that’s a shocking way to say it, and with a little license to be politically incorrect – it’s probably accurate. Sadly. And as for adults, the majority isn’t any better off. But it gets worse, not…

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best greenhouse for wind

Best Greenhouse for Wind

Best Greenhouse for Wind Growing Dome® Known to Withstand Hurricane Force Winds Google best greenhouse for wind and you’ll find best practices and conventional wisdom for… …protecting your greenhouse from wind. You shouldn’t need to protect your greenhouse from the wind. I’ll tell you why. Wind is great for some things. Sailing, wind surfing, generating electricity with one of those…

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community gardens

Community Gardens and The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado

The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado “Growing your own food is a revolutionary act.” -Vandana Shiva Gardening is Revolutionary. Your garden is significant. Gardening creates a better world, bringing health to your body and health to the planet. It cultivates a quality of beauty that merits direct experience for full appreciation. Even a humble backyard garden plot causes a ripple…

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best greenhouse covering

Best Greenhouse Covering For Unpredictable Weather

Best Greenhouse Covering Impact Resistance 200 Times Greater Than Glass People claim the weather is unpredictable these days, especially in the Rocky Mountains. I call shenanigans. It is predictable –  and that’s where polycarbonate as a greenhouse covering comes in. You know the saying. The one credited to Samuel Clemens. And I know it’s not just Pagosa Springs that claims…

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growing your own vs shopping

Growing Your Own vs Shopping

Growing Your Own vs Shopping Like Renting vs Owning And why a Growing Dome® is more Cost Effective Than my CSA Box. Bountiful Baskets are great. They keep my family of five stocked with quality fresh fruits and vegetables. The other day, while picking up our baskets at the local drop off site, the lady that checks your name off…

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growing dome tours

Earth Day Growing Dome Tours

Growing Dome® Tour April 22nd Earth Day at Growing Spaces® A Growing Dome is an investment that easily pays for itself – if you use it. If you use it to actively grow your own healthy food. When compared to buying quality food from the store, the investment of a Growing Dome is definitely worth it. Really, I think I’ve seen…

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