– ROOFTOP GREENHOUSE WINTER GROWING – extending the roof farm growing season

IMG_6699Baby its cold outside, But inside this little roof top green house its nice n warm. The green house was upgraded from last year to a taller design. It was also designed as a permanent frame with removable panels. In summer the frame can provide a growing trellis.

Greenhouse built Last year. The polycarbonate panels were reused

Greenhouse built Last year is too short. The polycarbonate panels were reused

Welded Aluminum tube frames

Welded Aluminum tube frames mounted to concrete block anchor points

Aluminum frame and cross bracing

Aluminum frame and cross bracing

Completed greenhouse with polycarbonate panels

Completed greenhouse with polycarbonate panels

Most of the plants are from vegetables that went up on seed and fell on the ground then seedlings started. they were transplanted when it got cold in November.

Radishes, carrots, oak leaf lettuce, Broccoli, Celery and beets growing in the greenhouse

Radishes, carrots, oak leaf lettuce, Broccoli, Celery and beets growing in the greenhouse

These vegetables are doing well but grow much slower since daylight is limited.

Various lettuce seedlings from plants that have gone to seed in summer to be transplanted to the greenhouse.

Various lettuce seedlings from plants that have gone to seed in summer to be transplanted to the greenhouse.

 

 

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