Nourishment During the Summer Solstice

Ways to Nourish your body and your Growing Dome during the Summer Solstice. The Summer Solstice of 2019 is upon us, bringing with it a time of peak intensity physically, emotionally, and environmentally. As we all know, the Solstice represents the day with the most hours of sunlight all year. On this day, that number reaches to a total of…

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Beneficial Insect Ladybug

Organic Pest Management In A Growing Dome

Tips for incorporating organic pest management into your Growing Dome Greenhouse routine. When the summer sun provides a daily flush of fresh produce, it’s easy to be lulled into the bliss of your garden oasis. The tomatoes are prolific on the vine and the broccoli, eggplant, and peppers are vibrantly growing. And yet, before you know it you may be…

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Growing Dome Planting Schedule

Growing Dome Planting Schedule

Learn how to time the planting of your seasonal crops with our Growing Dome Planting Schedule. Planning Seasons: February, August, and December Planning for the upcoming season should generally take place a month before your previous seasonal crops are finished producing. This gives you ample time to plan, order, and organize all your seeds. In Colorado (and all other states…

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Soil Composition

Learning the basics of soil composition for ultimate plant vitality in your Growing Dome® Greenhouse Soil composition is the most important, yet most misunderstood factor for many home growers. The health of your soil is crucial to the vitality of the plants you choose to grow in your greenhouse. But what is makes up soil composition? How does it differ…

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Soil Amendment

Soil amendment for the health of your garden using these three nutrients… If you want to ensure the longevity of your garden beds, soil amendment is crucial. Ideally, if you’re keeping up with cover cropping and crop rotation you won’t need to do soil amendment too often. However, it is inevitable! Some common reasons to amend your soil are: You’ve tested your…

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raised garden beds in the 42' growing dome

Adding Soil to Your Garden Beds

How to properly add soil to your garden beds to ensure optimal plant health. Gardening is an inherently healing activity. The basic acts of turning soil, sowing seeds, watering, and nurturing the plants literally consists of acting in a loving, gentle, and kind way towards your body and the body of the Earth. Gardening is also environmentally-friendly in less direct…

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Mountain Goat Lodge Bed and Breakfast

Mountain Goats Call Bed and Breakfast Home A Bed and Breakfast Complete with Goats and a Growing Dome® Mountain Goat Lodge might be the most unique bed and breakfast you’ve ever seen. Outside Salida, Colorado, on a stretch of Highway 285, lives a goat sanctuary disguised as a Bed and Breakfast. Mountain Goat Lodge: Bed and Breakfast with Goats and…

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regular greenhouse vs the growing dome

Regular Greenhouse vs The Growing Dome

The Growing Dome® is not your run-of-the-mill “regular” greenhouse. In the world of greenhouses, it’s completely unique and leads the field in a new paradigm of year round gardening… a net zero energy greenhouse. Why is it Different – or Superior – to a Regular Greenhouse? Regular Greenhouse vs The Growing Dome Regular Greenhouse vs The Growing Dome The Geodesic…

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garden herbs for flu

5 Garden Herbs for Flu Season

5 Garden Herbs for Flu Season Boost Immunity and Beat the Flu with these Powerful Medicines Found in Your Kitchen, Window-Shelf Pot, or Year Round Growing Dome® Garden. You can use these 5 garden herbs for flu season to boost immunity and alleviate aching, nagging, cold and flu symptoms. I honestly don’t want to talk about the flu. It hit…

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Holiday Solstice 2017

As I think about my experience shopping yesterday, as everyone prepares for the holidays in our town, I am struck by the Holiday energy, thoughts about ending 2017, and affirming what will be healthy for the New Year.  The offer of a “21 Day Pilates Holiday Slimdown” reminds me of the urge to improve in the New Year, and the…

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