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Under the grow lights: The summer crops emerge

Last weekend, I seeded my summer crops.  As you can see, I’m having really good germination and early growth under the new grow lights.  In these 28 pots, I have three types of cucumbers (Alibi, Green Slam, and Boothby’s Blonde), … Continue reading

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Tomato before & after and plum in bloom

Previously, I mentioned that my LED grow light system was not working out well. The plants were too leggy and were not maturing as fast as they should.  I broke down and purchased a new light system before the next … Continue reading

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Chicken tractor and call for advice

After days of rain, the sun came out this afternoon. Yay!!! It can get pretty dreary in the Seattle area during springtime, so sunny days are greatly appreciated. The nice weather today gave us (well, Derek) the opportunity to finish and … Continue reading

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Photo album: Greenhouse in November, peppers, mache, lettuce, grow lights, and more

We finished building the main greenhouse structure and the beds within the greenhouse in early September. We didn’t actually finish the project, however, and likely won’t finish it until next spring or summer.  First, we have some automatically opening vents … Continue reading

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