Hoophouse Ready

Hoophouse Ready

The new and much enlarged hoophouse is ready. It took a while. Everything seems to take twice as long as I think it will.

INT. HOOP HOUSE – DAY

Planting greens and other cool weather crops into the hoop house has been on the list of things to do for a couple of weeks now.Read More

New Hoop House Design

New Hoop House Design

This design comes from Eric on ericprojects.com. Seems like a much more substantial build than our previous attempt at a high tunnel cool house. The previousRead More

Stupid Wind!

[singlepic id=201 w=320 h=240 float=] This is seriously disappointing. Lessons learned: binder clips are not that strong, wind sucks, better to fix something when it isRead More

Hoop House Reconstructed

It is windy out there this morning, but the plastic is still attached. Good news. [singlepic id=199 w=320 h=240 float=] This hoop house is suppose toRead More

Hoop House Collapse

Hoop House Collapse

The holiday weekend is nearly over. The leftovers are nearly finished. Time to get back to work! A bunch of snow welcomed us home to IowaRead More

PVC Hoop House

PVC Hoop House

Anne has a colleague who inspired us to build a hoop house. Our growing season in Iowa isn’t the shortest, but it could certainly stand toRead More

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