Get Started! Jump Start Tomatoes with Cloning

​It's the time of year for starts. This year we learned a great technique for the impatient gardener... cloning! It's a very simple system : grown branches of many plants (tomatoes are the most common) will re-root from grown branches. The trickiest part is having access to a mature tomato plant (knowing a greenhouse gardener or…

A New Kind of Fast Food

Our mobile greenhouse just outside of Palisade, CO A mini- greenhouse goes on the road. Driving around Colorado, and soon the country, we call it fast food. At CERES we often discuss how difficult it is to try to explain what our greenhouses actually feel like when you walk into them. Regardless of the season…

What do 2,000 ladybugs in a greenhouse look like?

Natural pest control (using good bugs to kill bad bugs) is a great remedy for any pest outbreaks in a greenhouse. Partly because it is so easy... buy and release an army of beneficial insects, such as lady bugs or lacewings, and let them go to town feasting on aphids or gnats that may be eating…