Monthly Archives: March 2012

And back in the greenhouse . . .

The solar project has been the big exciting project of recent weeks, but it’s not the only project underway. In another effort to defeat moles and rats, we’ve decided to install a cement block floor in the greenhouse. Over the … Continue reading

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Solar panel installation

It’s been an exciting week! The Puget Sound Solar crew arrived and installed all of our Silicon Energy panels. These panels are made in Washington state and qualify for the highest energy incentives. Above, you can see 33 of our … Continue reading

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Final solar panel layout

After our final site inspection and some back and forth over a few different layout options, we settled on a 45-panel installation. The Puget Sound Solar installation crew arrives tomorrow. Yay! Update: System has been installed! See the installed system … Continue reading

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Tomato seedlings

Unlike years past, my tomato seedlings are doing great this year! In the photo, you can see the tomato seedlings I just repotted. I lifted the lights up away from the plants just to take the photo. Normally, the lights … Continue reading

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Goin’ solar

After years of talking about it, we’re finally going solar. Over the coming weeks, we will be working with Puget Sound Solar to install a 49 panel Silicon Energy system. The panels and transformers are made in Washington and qualify … Continue reading

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