High Tunnel Greenhouses

There is little difference in High Tunnels, hoop houses, poly-tunnels, and green houses. The biggest differences are if they are covered completely or partially in hard glass or plastic panels vs. a plastic sheet that comes on a roll, or if they have vertical walls for sides instead of the hoop extending into the ground, or if they are heated or have electric service in...

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Biochar

Biochar is basically charcoal that we make here and has been inoculated with bacteria and fungus to help enrich the soil. There is much information available on this great substance and its importance, and I am glad to be a part of sharing this information and raising awareness of the benefits of bio-char.

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Viticulture

‘Arandell’ is a disease-resistant red wine grape that makes Shiraz or Merlot wine. It is a mid-season red wine grape characterized by a high degree of natural disease resistance and producing dark red wines with clean, berry aromas.

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Aquaponics

Aquaponics is the symbiotic relationship between Aquaculture (growing fish in controlled confined space) and Hydroponics (growing plants in water). By using the “dirty” water from the fish tanks in the hydroponic beds the plant roots take up needed nutrients and help filter the water. The water is then returned to the fish tanks clean and ready to start the cycle over...

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