Another tip for growing a succulents! Use an old paint can to house your collection of succulents inside your greenhouse. The succulent will cascade down the side of the container and begin blooming. Draining holes in the paint can will allow water to easily drain from the container.
The cold frame beds have been fully planted now. There are three beds filled with soil where seedlings and seeds were planted. The radishes have sprouted under just a week and the tips of the beets are emerging. Containers are planted in the last cold frame. Lettuce, flowers, and brocolli are growing in this cold frame. Seeds are also being started for May transplant into the garden.
Pictured above is a Cane dendrobium that recently came into full bloom in the Solar Innovations, Inc. greenhouse. This flower features white petals with lavender edges and grows in our orchid greenhouse that is kept at 73 degrees in the day, 60 degrees at night with 40% humidity.