Pictured above is our rick rack cactus opening. These cacti are a low care plants that that easily grow in greenhouses. It lives in our tropical greenhouse with warm temperatures, bright light, weekly watering, and infrequent fertilizing.
The beginning of a bloom on our rick rack cactus. The plant has been growing in an enclosed greenhouse for three years and has finally started producing a bloom. Rick rack cacti are grown in warm temperatures around 75 degrees during the day and 60 degrees at night, with 50% humidity, bright light, and weekly waterings.
We are currently growing vegetables in containers inside our cold frame to provides added protection from the elements. By using this method, harvests grow quicker and your growing season can be extended, all with the help of a cold frame.
We have began to grow lettuce, it is spending the spring in our cold frame. The pansies growing along side it in the cold frame are in full bloom. The lid of this cold frame (manufactured by Solar Innovations, Inc.) automatically opens, providing ideal ventilation and temperature for the plants.