Dome sweet dome

Dome sweet dome

Geodesic greenhouse provides a growing oasis for avid gardener

Dome sweet dome

Richard Black’s geodesic greenhouse dome features a 4,000-gallon fish-filled tank, solar- and beeswax-powered vents, ladybugs for pest control and the ability to grow lemon trees and tomatoes in January.
Plants thrive in Richard Black’s geodesic dome, even while the temperature outside is below freezing.
A sample of Richard Black’s tomatoes confirmed that they were as juicy and flavorful as those found in most local gardens only in late summer.
A 4,000-gallon water tank helps regulate the temperature in the dome.
Richard Black slices a Meyer lemon for people to sample.
Ladybugs in the dome help prevent the proliferation of plant-pillaging pests.
Pineapple are among the plethora of produce Richard Black raises in his Growing Dome.
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