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Forum topic by MsDebbieP posted 02-13-2012 10:23 AM 713 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MsDebbieP

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02-13-2012 10:23 AM

Topic tags/keywords: greenhouse gardentenders

GardenTenders.com’s project of the month is GREENHOUSES.

  • Any tips you can share? Comments would be appreciated. (See the discussion here)
  • Greenhouse projects? Provide a link to your project (use the great project card link provided for your project. Simply copy/paste it into the GT forum) Gardeners would love to see different options as they plan for their own version.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)


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#1 posted 02-13-2012 07:53 PM

I’m interested in growing my own vegetables. I have thought about a greenhouse, but got sidetracked unto aquaponics. Although the aquaponic system can also be conducted in a greenhouse environment, I am currently operating from within my house. The idea of growing fish and vegetables for self sustenance is very appealing and a greenhouse would be a step forward if the operation got bigger, say for commercial growing. I especially like the idea of growing without the use of soil, fertilizers or insecticides. Aquaponics can provide food year round regardless of the weather.

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#2 posted 02-13-2012 08:39 PM

at GardenTenders, we were talking about such a set-up just recently.
The idea of using fish is very intriguing!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 02-16-2012 12:45 AM

I use the green house concept to get an early start with my seedlings. A wooden frame with shelves a light bulb and covered in plastic is about all you need in the south to make it work.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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