Latest walkthrough of the greenhouse systems.
It’s been a few more weeks since my last update and I’ve been super busy learning some plumbing and figuring out the best configuration for all the water treatment steps. We’ve got the water flowing and I’m super stoked to go over the details. This was a lot of fun to figure out.Read more
We’re in the home stretch!
I’ve been working a lot of hours on the weekend and after work and we’re finally almost ready to fill everything up with water and get the conditioning process started.Read more
Grow Beds Finished!
It’s taken a few weeks working several hours every day after work, but we’re finished with grow bed construction. I’m sure these are super over engineered, but better safe that sorry for this much water.Read more
May 14th Update: Electrical and Grow Beds
We’ve been super busy with our kiddo turning 6 months old and other spring things that needed to be done. That said, I wanted to briefly share an update on how the project is coming along.Read more
Now that we’re all caught up here and the weather is getting nicer, we’re looking to get back up to speed with the project. Here’s the roadmap for the next couple months.Read More…
Catching Up – Spring 2019
We survived the winter with flying colors! We have almost 3 feet of snow in the backyard, but the dome was awesome at shedding any snow accumulation. Everything remained water tight and we didn’t have any issues.Read More…
Time to Start Digging
Hurray for Spring! The ground is still a little soft, but we decided to get started anyways. We had a local excavator come out to dig our utility trench and the circular foundation.Read more
The Complete Greenhouse Design
Alrighty, enough of the boring required stuff. We’re going to talk about my favorite part, the complete greenhouse design.Read more
Designing a Dome Structure
When we first started planning this project we researched a few techniques for constructing the dome hubs. We had several factors to consider when deciding on a building technique such as snow load, which would be best for a permanent structure, ease of construction, and cost.Read more