Category Archives: Whats Growing

Greenhouse Doors

  Well, Need to get the doors done. I could have just screwed them together, but since I’ve got this fancy schmancy square hole puncher thought I’d use it to make some mortise and tenon joints. The faster I get … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Rebuild Day 3

Well, it’s a workday, so had to work, but took a little time to make a little more progress. One of the things I was trying to figure out was how to reuse the roof vents. The old green house … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Rebuild Day 2

  Roof is all built up, added some supports to keep the sides from racking. This thing is rock solid right now.  I can’t budge it at all, so it should hold up to the winds. Next up is build … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Rebuild

Well, It was fun while it lasted.  A couple of years ago we bought a little greenhouse package from Costco.  It seemed nice, had some clear polycarbonate panels, which I thought would be nice since you could see out of … Continue reading

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A lifetime supply of Compost tea.

Well, maybe not a lifetime supply, but what I did today should last quite a while. I’ve been listening to the local gardening show on the radio on saturday mornings for quite a while, and on Saturday they were talking … Continue reading

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2.25 sq Foot Gardening Separator and watering system

So, The whole square foot gardening method is very popular.  I really like the idea of it and gave it a shot last year.  For whatever reason, We just found the 12″ squares were a little small for our liking.  So … Continue reading

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Getting the plants in the ground

So, I picked a darn windy day to get the plants in the garden. They were all looking really nice in the green house. They were comfy looking and growing big! Now, I’ve got them in the ground, and well, … Continue reading

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Hops are hopping!

I think I need to trim these guys back a little bit.  Cascade on the left, Goldings in the middle, Nugget at the far end. Really hope to get some hops out of these guys this year.  

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Greenhouse Update

Just a little garden update.  Seedlings are doing quite well in the greenhouse. Historically, June 15 was last frost date for the Reno Area.  The guy at the nursery is saying “Go ahead and plant”, but I think that’s just … Continue reading

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Every compound needs a greenhouse.

So, After the last several years of gardening out here, we’ve had our boom years and bust years.  Last year was a bust.  A long winter, short spring made things rather hard to deal with. So we are putting in … Continue reading

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