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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Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening: Growing Spaces

Winter gardening. Can it really be productive? Well, how about 20 varieties of food plants at the beginning of January?  In the midst of a Rocky Mountain winter? Claudia Stover, a Growing Dome® owner of 10 years, had a visit this past weekend from Growing Spaces® owners, Puja and Udgar Parsons. In this video, Claudia gives a tour of her…

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greenhouse pond

The Greenhouse Pond Gets a Makeover

This new 33′ Growing Dome owner in Cody, WY got very creative with her greenhouse pond that comes as a part of the Growing Dome kit. She had a local artist, Mike Kopriva, paint the tank with a gorgeous underwater scene. If you follow the painting from left to right, you see that it starts with the local fish of…

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Geodesic Greenhouse

Beautiful Blooms in Northern New Mexico Greenhouse – March 2014

Check out this New Mexico greenhouse. We recently received some lovely photos from the new owner of a 22′ Growing Dome in northern New Mexico. Here’s what Jack Langston had to share, “The Growing Dome is great – we had fresh lettuce and several other vegetable items all winter long. As you can see the peach tree is in full…

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Growing Dome Owner Harvests Over 100 Cucumbers

From Ross Woolf in Spanish Fork, UT “I love going to my Growing Dome every day as a place to enjoy the peace it brings.  We live in a mountain home with a very short growing season.  The Growing Dome has made gardening a reality for us (as well as protecting it from the deer). As an experiment I made…

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Growing Dome

Gardener’s Wake-up Call from the Wild

from Dee Armstrong in Fort Garland, CO “I’ve been working hard on the cosmetics inside and outside the Growing Dome while my fall crop ripens. I now have seven cantaloupe blossoms, ten beans that are almost ready to pick, eighteen bean plants that have already reached the top of the vent, and nearly eighty tomatoes. We’ve only picked three tomatoes,…

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Colorado Growing Dome Sucessful First Summer

“My name is Nancy Pallaoro. I am writing today to tell you how much I enjoy my 26′ Colorado Growing Dome greenhouse. I had my greenhouse installed in August of last year so this is my first summer with my Growing Dome. It has been amazing the way everything has grown, and so quickly. I did not expect it to produce…

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Home Greenhouses

Growing Dome Survives Baseball Sized Hail

From John & Barbara Eychaner in Banner, Wyoming “No damage to Growing Dome solar greenhouse after hailstorm. In mid-afternoon on May 26, 2013 we had quite a hail storm. I was not home but my husband was. Some of the hailstones were close to softball-baseball size which, of course, did lots of damage. We have had to have our house…

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