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How to Become a Member in 2015

Interested in joining the Iqaluit Community Greenhouse Society this year?  We make it easy for you!

Go to “Become A Member” and navigate towards the bottom of the page.   84 more words

Iqaluit Community Greenhouse Society

Great Pea Experiment of 2015 – Part II

On March 8th I told you about my Great Pea Experiment of 2015. My goal was to start peas in three places: indoors, in my greenhouse and in the ground, and see which ones performed best. 192 more words


Greenhouse Growth

One of the cool parts about having the greenhouse down the road is that it can sometimes be a few days between visits and it is quite shocking to see how much the plants have grown in a few short days. 97 more words


The Greenhouse in early April

Amazingly the temperature in the greenhouse fell to 2.5°C on Monday night and just 1°C last night!  This is an unheard of low in April.  I removed the heater last week and put it away; I even turned off all the heated propagating trays – MISTAKE! 741 more words


It's AGM time again!

Save a couple hours on Saturday, April 11 starting at 11 AM.  We’re still confirming the location, though, so keep an eye on this page for a confirmation. 56 more words

Iqaluit Community Greenhouse Society

Featured Plant: Maxillaria tenuifolia

Maxillaria tenuifolia, also known as the Coconut Orchid. It has a strong fragrance (especially when it first opens) which smells like just like coconut suntan lotion. 198 more words

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What It's Like to Work in a Greenhouse

During my freshman year of college, I was offered a job working at the college greenhouse by one of the professors. He knew that I love turtles and thought that I could give some care to the resident box turtles. 646 more words