August: What to Plant Now

August: What to Plant Now

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Our Blog | No Comments

Well by now the garlic is harvested, the lettuce has bolted and you probably have a bit of new found space in the garden, don’t let that loved and tended soil lay dormant quite yet.  There are still a number of great fall crops that you can plant now and enjoy well into the pumpkin […]

Summer, Time to Obtain a Yield

Summer, Time to Obtain a Yield

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Our Blog | No Comments

  It seems summer is in full swing in the Okanagan. We have just gotten through our driest summer on record, just 1.1 mm of rain. Despite temperatures often exceeding 34 degrees Celsius, our crops are flourishing and the harvest is beginning to roll in. We are getting tomatoes daily, the plums are plump, peppers […]

Passive Solar Greenhouse

Passive Solar Greenhouse

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Our Blog | No Comments

Above is your first look at the design for the Attached Passive Solar Greenhouse that we will be building as a part of our April 2013 Workshop. This is by no means a traditional glasshouse style greenhouse that you may expect to see; this greenhouse is specially designed for our northern climate. Some of the construction […]