Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Extend Your Growing Season with a Greenhouse

 

November 25, 2021

Courtesy of Mike Heath

New plants in the greenhouse.

Growing vegetables in Wyoming is a constant struggle and frustration at best. At worst it feels impossible at times. At the same time, it's an undertaking well worth the effort. Two of the major factors that make growing vegetables in Wyoming so challenging is our soil and the short growing season. Most vegetables require more time to ripen than we have with, at best, three and a half months of suitable growing weather.

Over the years there has been a lot of discussion over hoop houses, high tunnels, cold frames, and greenhouses as ways to extend the growing season so we can increase our v...



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