New Greenhouse style… not sure about this…

-from GizMag.com:

“The Invisible Garden House was installed in the home of a Danish family who wished to extend their time spent outdoors into the fall.”

Invisible greenhouse

“Essentially a large greenhouse comprising three interconnected domes, the structure is heated by the sun and ventilated naturally with adjustable holes.

The largest middle dome functions as a garden house with wooden floor, while the two smaller connecting domes are used to grow vegetables and flowers.” ~ excerpt from article in GizMag.com

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How to Choose the Best Greenhouse Kit

-from the The Mother Earth News:

Shane Smith wrote an article for the April/May 2013 issue of the Mother Earth News about building your own greenhouse to bust the winter gardening blues!

greenhouse with curved eavesPeople who love gardens also love greenhouses. The best backyard greenhouses feed the need to dirty our fingers while the rest of the garden is dormant. Even a small greenhouse can provide effective season extension by jump-starting seedlings in spring. When managed properly, a greenhouse is a backyard oasis that yields fresh food year-round.

If a lack of construction skills is keeping you from building a greenhouse, consider a kit. The best greenhouse kit is one that fits your needs and your pocketbook. Continue reading

Shane Smith Wins American Horticultural Society Award

-from the American Horticultural Society

“AHS 2012 Great American Gardeners National Award Winners”

PROFESSIONAL AWARD Category:

Shane Smith“Given to a public garden administrator whose achievements during the course of his or her career have cultivated widespread interest in horticulture.”

View the article about Shane Smith HERE.