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Topic by XploreOrganics posted 1720 days ago 1004 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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XploreOrganics

1393 posts in 2349 days
hardiness zone 5b

1720 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: greenhouse tomatoes organic

August 1st count:

89 tomatoes
6 peppers

lots more in flower including cukes & squash

-- Xploreorganics, 5b Canada, LFD 06-20 http://colorfulcanary.blogspot.com/



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jroot

4986 posts in 2101 days
hardiness zone 5a

1720 days ago

That is GREAT news. Good to have happen in such a variable climate where you reside.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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Russel

74 posts in 2025 days

1720 days ago

I wish I could get my woodworking to do that. So, is that materials or materials and labor?

-- Everyone needs someone irrationally committed to their future.

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XploreOrganics

1393 posts in 2349 days
hardiness zone 5b

1720 days ago

The Labor has been paid for in the pride and joy of doing good work and the sense of making something beautiful. The materials are paying for themselves with the fruits of this harvest. :)

-- Xploreorganics, 5b Canada, LFD 06-20 http://colorfulcanary.blogspot.com/

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MsDebbieP

14620 posts in 2471 days
hardiness zone 5b

1720 days ago

well done!

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Radicalfarmergal

4251 posts in 1733 days
hardiness zone 5b

1720 days ago

Congratulations on your harvest! Do you have any pictures of your greenhouse? I looked through your projects for your greenhouse. If I missed it, please tell me where to look. I really want a greenhouse but most of my land is sloped and I haven’t found a great place to put it. What is your average annual snowfall? What is a typical snow load where you are? Do you heat it with anything other than the sun? If you have time, please share your journey building your greenhouse.

-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout

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XploreOrganics

1393 posts in 2349 days
hardiness zone 5b

1720 days ago

Hey RFG…My DH (zuki) built the greenhouse: http://gardentenders.com/members/Zuki/blog/935

Here in NL our average snowfall is 130 inches/year of heavy wet snow. We have a small fan heater but Have only used it on a timer two nights thus far.

I hope you enjoy DH’s greenhouse blog. Check out the entire series by following his links at the top.

-- Xploreorganics, 5b Canada, LFD 06-20 http://colorfulcanary.blogspot.com/

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GrandmaT

5389 posts in 2349 days
hardiness zone 9

1720 days ago

That is really exciting to hear XO!!

-- "A beautiful garden is a work of heart" --

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Iris43

3763 posts in 2100 days
hardiness zone 5a

1720 days ago

Zuki and XO, your greenhouse is so neat and attractrive, it wouldn’t have to ‘produce’ to pay for itself for me. I just how it looks and that would be enough for me- – - – it really is a bonus that you are already getting produce from it.

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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Bon

7371 posts in 2251 days
hardiness zone 5a

1720 days ago

Wow 89 tomatoes already.Way to go.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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