The greenhouse at Golden Gaits Ranch is complete and plants are growing beautifully. The solar collector, used to heat the greenhouse floor and our household hot water, is fully operational. It is now the end of February, and we have enjoyed greens such as lettuce, spinach, kale, chard, and bok choy. We’re continually eating fresh tomatoes and […]



In the planning stages of building our house here at 9,000 feet, we had always thought we would eventually build a greenhouse. At our former location in Wellington we had a small, non-heated greenhouse, which provided us with cold-tolerant things like spinach, kale, chard, lettuce and beet greens throughout most of the winter. It also provided a […]