Alternatives to Greenhouse Gardening


Gardening is relaxing, rewarding, and good for the environment. Many people love to garden in the summer, and others try and extend the growing season as long as possible with greenhouses or community gardens. Greenhouses are effective, but they are often times more expensive than they are worth. What if there was another way? Well, now there is!!

“Greenhouses aren’t the only great cover-ups for gardeners determined to extend their growing seasons. High tunnels, low tunnels and caterpillar tunnels work well, too. Also known as hoop houses or row covers, the tunnels consist of U-shaped metal or PVC (polyvinyl chloride) ribs draped by thin, plastic sheets.


To read more about this new technique, click here.