Tips & Tricks

 

Having done my share of work in a high tunnel in the summer, I can tell you, for a fact, that shade cloth is quite possibly the best item you can purchase for yourself as well as your plants. If you happen to live in a humid area, misting or fogging may not be enough […]

 

 

Ever wish to make your gardening life a little easier? Invest in a garden cart from Grower’s Solution! Garden carts are owned by the garden enthusiasts. They are very useful for various purposes. The garden cart can be used for moving different things from place to another. The carts can also be used for storing all kinds […]

 

With the coming of spring and warmer weather, we can expect to start seeing more pests. More pests mean more problems, but not to worry. Using row cover for pest and weather protection is easy and relatively cheap. Check out Grower’s Solution for row covers . They sell 3 different varieties of thickness for the […]

 

Growing strawberries in containers is one of the best options for people without a lot of space. Strawberries are very easy to grow and manage, even for someone who doesn’t have a green thumb. To order strawberry plants, check out Grower’s Solution. They have 4 varieties to choose from. If you aren’t sure what to grow […]

 

Asparagus is a perennial that will produce for up to 15-20 years, so the location of your bed needs to be well planned out. Prepare a permanent bed in full sun and in a well-drained area. Asparagus roots will not do well in waterlogged soil. They prefer soil with a pH of 6.5-7.5. The asparagus […]

 

Tomato season is quickly approaching and if you haven’t started your seeds, now is the time. If you are worried about looming frosts, you should invest in a Wall O’ Water season extender. Using an extender will allow you to set out your plants up to a month earlier than your neighbors and will allow […]

 

Bare soil is like having a skinned knee and cover crops are like Band-Aids. Soil without any vegetative growth or some kind of cover is a waste to the garden. Here are some good reasons to plant cover crops in your garden: They help prevent erosion by acting as a Velcro and holding the soil […]

 

I have heard ‘if you build it, they will come’.(http://Finegardening.com) This is very true of attracting beneficial insects into your garden or greenhouse. First, you need to determine what pests you have and which beneficials prey on them. Then, you will know what type of habitat to grow and maintain. This can easily be done with […]

 

Birds are a wonder to watch from any window, but if you aren’t providing the essentials, there won’t be any birds to watch. There are three things you can do to attract these winged creatures. Providing a food source is the first step in attracting birds. You can buy a bird feeder or you can make […]

 

Below is a slideshow with wood stove ideas in greenhouses. We do make parts for the Stove House

 

Here is a collection of pdf’s on various types of drip irrigation. Chapin Watermatics Chapin Watermatics 2 Drip Irrigation Layout and Design Drip Irrigation Production Spray Tubes Trickle Stics Specifications Trickle Stics General Info