Transplanting Tomatoes: From Greenhouse To Garden

PINE GROVE, PA – Tomato plants, particularly those of the indeterminate variety, have a longstanding reputation in the gardening community for “growing like weeds.” While growing tomato plants seems easy to do, growing healthy tomato plants can present more of a challenge. In early April, team members at Solar Innovations began growing a variety of organic [...]

Greenhouse Misting Systems

Greenhouse Misting Systems In a greenhouse, there are two primary methods of inline irrigation - drip and misting systems. While the two systems may be used together, this article will provide an overview of the operation and setup of misting systems. Benefits A misting irrigation system simulates rainfall, watering the entire plant gently and evenly. [...]

Transplanting Seeds With Solar Innovations®

PINE GROVE, PA - On April 30, 2021, members of the Solar Innovations® team transplanted seedlings of 12 different plant varieties that were started in our greenhouse in early March. These include yellow and red onion, hybrid and paste tomatoes, bell and Italian peppers, red cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. The plants were transplanted [...]

Greenhouse Irrigation Overview

Greenhouse Irrigation Overview When planning the construction of a greenhouse on your property, one of the most important considerations to make is proper irrigation. While you could use a watering can for each plant, there are systems available that will make that job easier and supply your plants with an even disbursement of water, even [...]

Mixed-Mode Ventilation Systems

Mixed-Mode Ventilation Systems   The average American will spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, while the average student spends about 15,000 hours in indoor class before their high school graduation. The COVID-19 pandemic, along with other world events have forced many, especially the most vulnerable in society, to spend nearly 100 percent [...]