Simple yet effective greenhouse growing techniques for your urban property

Simple yet effective greenhouse growing techniques for your urban property

Even a simple greenhouse kit will go a long way toward extending your growing season! In an area like Calgary, Alberta where Carmen Lamoureux lives with such a short growing season a greenhouse like this makes a BIG difference!

Carmen is an experienced Permaculture designer, consultant, and educator and she has a TONNE of experience with commercial greenhouse growing. We hope you learn a thing or two from this video!

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8 Comments

  1. David Hick on August 23, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    Definitely must be filmed awhile ago, Carmen is a tomato guru and those tomatoes are small for July!

  2. Georg Lavoie on August 23, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Is that a special styrofoam that won’t disintegrate in the sun, or do you paint it to protect it?

  3. Linda Phelps on August 23, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    Really enjoy your videos. Brought up the importance of circulation and ventilation. Thanks

  4. Rob Cooper on August 23, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Absolutely love the idea of putting the prefab onto a pony wall

  5. Veta B on August 23, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Recorded on what date? I’m sure some will ask why the plants are so small in July 🙂 Great video, Carmen Lots of important points!

  6. jay90374 on August 23, 2021 at 11:01 pm

    Yes I did enjoy it thank you

  7. VeronicaMist on August 23, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Great specific info! Thank you.

  8. Rod McLaren on August 23, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    Thank you, Carmen, for sharing your experience. We are just coming to the end of our first year of growing in our Verge design passive solar greenhouse and your suggestions for the best ways to prepare our greenhouse for winter are very helpful.

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