Build a Geodesic Dome Solar Greenhouse to Grow Your Own Food (Slideshow)

What do you do when you want to grow your own food, but live more than a mile above sea level in Colorado? That's the question my dad wanted to answer when he started this project about a year ago: Living at 7,750 feet above sea level, with a summer growing season of about 80 days between killing freezes, how can you grow your own food? His answer: A geodesic dome solar greenhouse.

Click through to see what it's like to build one for yourself, and how the garden grows inside once you're done.

Tags: Gardening | Local Food

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