greenhouse

OUR FARM THIS FALL

It’s been a hot, dry October.  Odd to watch the leaves being blown off the trees by such balmy breezes.   But fall is fall — and that means crazed squirrel time.  Winter is coming, and there are things to do before the ground freezes. With Doug teaching biology at UW-Platteville […]

GREENHOUSE GROWING STRONG

Things are getting exciting in our mostly-finished greenhouse! Last year we raced to get the growing beds built and filled before the ground froze. This March we raced again to finish the top edge of the boxes so we could plant. By then the temperatures in the greenhouse were staying […]

WATERING THE GREENHOUSE WITH A SHOVEL

Our greenhouse growing boxes are almost complete.  Seed is ordered, and temperatures of soil and air are getting into the growing range.  In our completely passive solar greenhouse, the thermometer 8 inches below the soil surface never registered freezing once all winter long. The inside air temperature once got down […]