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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Get your Growing Dome Before the Snow Flies!

It’s Fall!  That means it is time to trade in our flip flops and t-shirts for fuzzy boots and parkas. We have two exciting announcements that accompany the change in weather: We are poised and ready to produce and ship your Growing Dome! There will be a price increase in 2018 – it is already in process. The 2017 prices…

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Sowing Winter Crops in the Growing Dome

Sow your seeds in early fall to prepare for you Winter Garden: If you grow in a Growing Dome, greenhouse, or even want to try to extend your season in an outdoor garden, the time has come to sow seeds for fall and winter gardening. If you sow in late August to early September, your seeds will germinate and grow…

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the growing food revolution

Beneficial Insects

Gardening in a Growing Dome is rewarding. Upon entering the Growing Dome, we inflate our lungs with clean, fresh air, instantly melting away any fears or worries we had moments before. In this sanctuary we feed the fish, smell the blossoms, snack on some healthy treats along the way, and nourish the soil. Sowing seeds in the spring provides us…

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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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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

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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keep your greenhouse cool

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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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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