How much growing you can do during fall and winter is dependent on the
outdoor climate where you live, your greenhouse design, building materials,
construction techniques, and climate controls.
In our mild Puget Sound area, in the Cool Greenhouse, a wide range
of plants will grow during the winter season. Some of them can be grown
outside, but in the protected environment of the greenhouse, sheltered
from harsh rain, strong winds, cold and pests, they will be much more
It is surprising how
much you can grow with little heat, providing you have enough light. Remember,
even on our many cloudy days, solar energy is often plentiful. Just to
get you started, the plant list below encompasses, but is not limited
Holiday bulb giving or decoration, it is well worth the difference in price
to purchase good quality bulbs for forcing, not bargain bulbs. They have
been specially pre-cooled for early forcing. The size, color and bloom time
are much enhanced.