Andrew Mefferd draws from seven years of growing expertise to create an extensive guide for greenhouse and hoophouse growers, to grow of regardless of scale of operations or heat. A perfect introduction to the complexities and advantages of growing food in greenhouses and hoophouses.
The Polytunnel Handbook describes one of the most powerful horticultural tools created with plastic. A polytunnel is a walk-in greenhouse structure ‘glazed’ with polyethylene clear plastic sheeting.
Blue Lagoon Florascape is operated by the Regnier family—Rene and Lori Ann, along with their adult son Stefan. The Regniers are part of the increasing number of vegetable farmers who are trying to make local food production in the prairies a viable prospect.
“Can’t be done, huh?” That was Carol Ford and Chuck Waibel’s response when they were told they couldn’t grow vegetables in winter in windy, west central Minnesota without incurring prohibitive fuel costs.
Season extension is a fact of life for Maritime vegetable growers wanting to compete in the produce trade.