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Our Sugared Lives

TOO MUCH SUGAR TOO MUCH SUGAR – This is all we hear in the news and in health magazines. Every news organization is reporting on Americans eating too much sugar. What does all this mean? How much is too much?  Most people think “eh, I don’t eat doughnuts and cookies so I should be OK”.  Are you really?  Let’s take…

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Thankful at Thanksgiving

It’s the middle of November, and I walk outside into the crisp coldness that reminds me winter is closer than it appears.  Our backyard has Growing Domes, and entering one of these is like transporting yourself into another world. It’s warm and a bit humid inside, completely opposite from the outer world I just left. I get to share this world…

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Vermiculture

What is vermiculture?  I wondered the same thing myself, because listening to garden podcasts and just talking to people about gardening in general I hear this term often. I know it is supposed to make my garden amazing. I hear it’s easy. So what is it? It’s worms.  And worm poop. Before you say gross and stop reading, understand that…

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Soil Farmers

“We are grass farmers” is a quote from the famous Joel Salatin and I can’t seem to forget it.  He explains that in order to grow great cattle, poultry, or pigs, you must have great food to give to them. (Sound familiar?)  In order to grow that grass to feed those animals, you must have great soil.  Salatin has spoken…

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Inspiring and Educating People’s Lives around the globe

Here at Growing Spaces we live the life we promote, eating what we grow in our Growing Domes.  We know the benefits, and we know it just WORKS!  We can tell you about all the benefits many times over again, but sometimes it is helpful to just see it in action and hear about the inspiration it provides from our…

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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

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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