Tag Archives: Grow Dome

Growth and development in our agriculture projects at the Chrysalis School

There is always more activity than we can report, but we like to write about major events in flowering or other surprises.  The picture above shows the third flower we have seen on the hibiscus that was gifted to us … Continue reading

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Shade cloth installation in Grow Dome and Transplanting tomatoes

We feel fortunate to have received this Grow Dome from Rocky Mountain Youth Corp back in late Fall 2011 and have been learning so much about indoor growing since then.  One of the things we learned last year was the … Continue reading

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First presentation of the growing season

An exciting part of the summer is hosting groups from all over to learn about what we do and how we look at the history, status, and future of our place on Earth from a northern New Mexico perspective.   Today … Continue reading

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Growth in our Grow Dome

Much activity has taken place in the Grow Dome. We have transplanted 10 different varieties of tomatoes in the outside beds of the Dome. We have seedling starts of many kinds of flowers, vegetables, and other crops like chile, melons, … Continue reading

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Grow Dome growing season “ends”

We like to call the Grow Dome a “greenhouse on steroids.”  It has insulated glazing, air circulation under the outer garden beds to moderate the temperature, a 900 gallon water tank to also moderate the internal temperatures, and solar panel-driven … Continue reading

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AIRE collaborates with Taos Academy

Today we made a visit to the Taos Charter Academy (TCA) to share some of our aquatic plants so their water system could be cleaned and benefit from the plants like ours has.  We conversed at length about how we … Continue reading

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