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Greenhouses, zen garden design, and sustainable growing in Bend, Oregon.

Loans

    Fantastic news for all gardening aficionados and eco-warriors! First Community Credit Union and OnPoint Community Credit Union have partnered with us to bring your greenhouse aspirations to life.

    Imagine cultivating your very own lush paradise, and with our trusted financial allies, it’s more attainable than ever! Whether you’re a newbie gardener or a seasoned green thumb, our greenhouse loans are tailored just for you.

     Why wait? Your dream greenhouse is just a loan away!

     Dive into the details on our website.

    Or, have a personal chat with the friendly branch managers at either credit union.

    Take the first step towards a flourishing future. Secure your loan and let your garden dreams bloom! 

    For First Community Credit Union Contact:

    Matt Nicassio
    VP/Branch Manager
    62080 Dean Swift Rd, Suite 180 | Bend, OR 97701
    541.382.7280 | 888.396.2145 ext. 4101
    Email:  Matt@support.myfirstccu.org

    For OnPoint Community Credit:

    Bonnie Pearce (she/her)
    Branch Manager | OnPoint Community Credit Union
    950 NW Bond St. | Bend, OR | 97703
    P: 541.749.2246| F: 541.749.1792 | 800.527.3932 ext. 5446
    Email: Bonnie.Pearce@onpointcu.com

    Greenhouses

      Elevate Your Green Space with Our Customized Designs!

      Looking to make a statement with your outdoor space? We specialize in tailoring our designs to perfectly suit your desires, be it a lush greenhouse or a tranquil zen garden.

      Why Choose Us?

      • Superior Framework: Our steel frames promise not only aesthetics but unmatched strength and durability.
      • Holistic Greenhouse Service: From the ground up, we’ve got you covered:
        • Construction: Complete greenhouse setup.
        • Transport & Foundation: Seamless transportation of logs and soil materials. Plus, a ready-to-plant Permaculture designed foundation.
        • Soil Mastery: Comprehensive soil health plans that involve the introduction of microorganisms, mycelium, beneficial bacteria, and ongoing soil management.
        • Electrical Excellence: Fully equipped electrical installations, inclusive of fans and thermostats.
        • Irrigation: Hassle-free watering with automated timers.
        • Guidance: A detailed guide on year-round growing and maintenance.
        • Expert Consultation: Personalized design consultations tailored to your needs.
      • Additional Services Tailored for You:
        • Transplanting Starters: We can transplant starters based on your requirements. Plus, explore our menu of exotic vegetables and greens to elevate your greenhouse offerings. Pricing for this service is customizable based on your selections.
        • Exotic Mushroom Cultivation: Consider growing delectable Red Wine Cap Mushrooms right in your greenhouse. A true gourmet treat!
        • Plant Exotics for Bigger Spaces: For those opting for a 20×20 size or larger, the world of exotic plants awaits! Think avocado, fig, persimmon, lemon, tangerine, passion fruit, kiwis, pomegranate, Marion berries, grapes, and so much more. Simply add these services when placing your order.

      Pricing:

      Prices are flexible based on size and specific requirements. Please note that the quoted prices are estimates and might vary based on market fluctuations in material costs, labor, and local services. For structures requiring intensive excavation, especially in rocky terrains, prices will account for additional man-hours and machinery.

      Client Responsibilities:

      While we ensure your greenhouse is top-notch, clients will be responsible for providing the external electrical connection leading to the main panel and the external water connection to the greenhouse water line.

      Dive into a world where your green dreams come to life. Partner with us, and let’s cultivate a greener future together!

      Mini Unheated Greenhouse

      Size: Greenhouse 12×12″
      Price: $16,593 $15,499

      This is our smallest permaculture greenhouse designed for a harmonious blend of sustainable design and effective space utilization. Here’s a detailed description:

      Structure and Design:

      • Size: Compact enough to fit in a backyard or community garden plot, yet spacious enough to house a variety of plants, the greenhouse measures approximately 12 feet by 12 feet.
      • Material: The greenhouse walls are made of a transparent, UV-resistant polycarbonate material, allowing ample sunlight while protecting plants from harsh weather with metal structure.
      • Roof: The semi Gabel structure ensures strength and withstands heavy snow load and winds. The air pockets inside the roof ensures extra insulation.

      Internal Features:

      • Zoning: Inside, plants are organized based on companion planting. There’s are pockets of microclimate inside the greenhouse to grow what you need. 
      • Vertical Gardening: To maximize space, vertical gardening systems, such as trellises and hanging pots, can be used. This allows vines like beans and tomatoes to grow upwards, creating layers of greenery. Although we do not install vertical gardening, it is totally up to the client to do so. 
      • Sustainability Features:
      • Automated timers: Automated timers ensure that the water is being used wisely and the hugelkultur mounds ensure that the water is preserved for the plants to use in the long run. 
      • Natural Pest Control: Beneficial insects, like ladybugs and praying mantises, are introduced to manage pests organically.

      Overall, this small permaculture greenhouse is a testament to sustainable agriculture, where each element works in harmony with the other, producing fresh, organic produce for you.

      Heating Solutions for Year-Round Growth: Your Choice, Your Responsibility

      When it comes to ensuring year-round growth in your greenhouse, the choice of heater specification and its installation lies solely in your hands. We believe in empowering our clients to make the best decision based on their specific needs and circumstances. As such, the responsibility for selecting, procuring, and installing the appropriate heating solution rests with you, ensuring you have full control and flexibility over your greenhouse’s temperature regulation.

      Hobbyist Unheated Greenhouse

      Size: Greenhouse 12″x20″
      Price: $22,695 $20,499

      Discover the Magic of the 12’x20′ Permaculture Greenhouse!

      Perfectly Proportioned: The 12×20 size strikes a harmonious balance – offering a spacious 240 square feet for cultivation without overwhelming your backyard or garden space. It’s the ideal blend of compactness and ample growing area.

      Optimized Productivity: This size is perfect for both beginners and experienced gardeners. You can comfortably grow a mix of staple veggies, seasonal delights, and even some exotic plants. Imagine harvesting tomatoes, basil, cucumbers, and even passion fruits all from the same space!

       Ideal Sun Exposure: The elongated design ensures that plants receive consistent sunlight throughout the day. Whether placed east-west or north-south, this greenhouse’s dimensions optimize sun exposure, ensuring robust growth.

       Efficient Microclimates: With 12×20 feet at your disposal, you can create distinct microclimates. 

       Water-Saving Champion: This greenhouse size is easy to equip with drip irrigation, ensuring every drop counts. Your plants get the hydration they need, while you contribute to water conservation.

      Ease of Customization: Whether you want to introduce vertical gardening, this size offers the flexibility to customize without constraints.

       Budget-Friendly: The 12×20 dimension provides all the benefits of a large greenhouse. It’s an investment that will yield rich returns in fresh produce.

       Year-Round Cultivation: Given its size, this greenhouse can be easily heated during colder months or ventilated in the warmer seasons, ensuring you have a year-round growing season.

      In essence, the 12’x20′ permaculture greenhouse is a game-changer. It’s not just about the plants you grow; it’s about the sustainable future you cultivate. Embark on a journey where every square foot counts, and the possibilities are as lush and endless as your future garden. Dive into the world of permaculture with the perfect-sized greenhouse today! 

      Heating Solutions for Year-Round Growth: Your Choice, Your Responsibility

      When it comes to ensuring year-round growth in your greenhouse, the choice of heater specification and its installation lies solely in your hands. We believe in empowering our clients to make the best decision based on their specific needs and circumstances. As such, the responsibility for selecting, procuring, and installing the appropriate heating solution rests with you, ensuring you have full control and flexibility over your greenhouse’s temperature regulation.

      Home Grower’s Unheated Greenhouse

      Size: 20″x20″
      Price: $41,485 $37,999

      The 20×20 Permaculture Greenhouse: Your Sustainable Oasis

      Optimal Size for Diverse Planting:

      A 20×20 size greenhouse offers a generous 400 square feet of planting space. This size is large enough to grow a diverse range of crops while still being manageable for individual or family use. It allows you to experiment with different plant varieties, from fruits and vegetables to herbs and ornamentals.

      Modular Design:

      The square design means you can easily segment the greenhouse into different zones. Imagine having separate areas for tropical plants, temperate varieties, and even a dedicated space for sitting. This zoning capability lets you mimic natural ecosystems, a cornerstone of permaculture.

      Efficient Climate Control:

      The 20×20 size strikes a balance between volume and surface area, allowing for effective temperature regulation. It’s large enough to retain heat during colder nights yet small enough to ventilate quickly on warmer days.

      Versatility in Layout:

      This size offers flexibility in interior layout planning. Whether you want hugelkultur beds or you want to get innovative and install vertical gardens a 20×20 greenhouse can accommodate your vision.

      Community Engagement:

      The spaciousness of a 20×20 greenhouse makes it an ideal space for community workshops, educational tours, or even small market days where you can sell or barter your produce.

      Economical Water Usage:

      With the right permaculture design, this size allows for a holistic water cycle.. The square shape ensures even distribution of water, reducing wastage.

       Solar Efficiency:

      A 20×20 greenhouse can be oriented to maximize sunlight exposure, ensuring all plants receive an even amount of light throughout the day. This size is also optimal for integrating solar panels if you wish to go off-grid or reduce electricity costs.

      Expansion Opportunities:

      As your passion for permaculture grows, this size offers the possibility of expansion. Whether you want to add a composting section, a seedling nursery, or even an adjoining outdoor garden, the 20 x 20 greenhouse serves as a central hub from which your sustainable garden can grow.

      Sustainable Investment:

      With a 20×20 greenhouse, you’re not just buying a structure; you’re investing in a sustainable future. The produce yield from this size can significantly reduce grocery bills, and over time, the greenhouse can pay for itself.

      Aesthetic Appeal:

      Lastly, a 20×20 greenhouse can be a beautiful centerpiece in your yard or garden. Its size makes a statement, and with the right design, it can be both a productive and picturesque addition to your property.

      In summary, a 20×20 permaculture greenhouse is not just a structure; it’s a lifestyle choice. It represents a commitment to sustainable living, a passion for gardening, and a vision for a greener future. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a budding enthusiast, this size is a perfect blend of functionality, sustainability, and beauty. Make the choice today, and transform your gardening journey!

      Optimized Heating for Your Greenhouse: Tailor-Made Solutions for Year-Round Growth!

      Growing throughout the year has its challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining the perfect temperature for your chosen crops. We understand that different plants have varied heating needs, which is why we’ve opted not to bundle a standard heater with our greenhouse packages.

      Heater Options Tailored to Your Needs:

      • Specialized Crop Requirements: If you have a particular crop in mind, it may necessitate additional BTUs to achieve the optimal temperature. Share your vision, and we’ll suggest the perfect heater.
      • Universal Recommendation: For those keen on growing winter-hardy foods and maintaining a consistent temperature of 35F to 40F in a 20×20 space, we highly recommend the Modine PTP 200 Greenhouse Propane Heater.

      Pricing and Installation:

      The heater is priced at $1650. Installation will be undertaken by a certified local plumber, ensuring safety and compliance. The cost for the heater does not include installation labor. Do note, prices may vary based on manufacturer adjustments.

      Client Responsibilities:

      While we provide the heater, clients will be tasked with managing the installation of the heater, propane tank installation and all associated inspections. This is a specialized service that necessitates agreements between the propane provider and the homeowner, ensuring all local regulations are adhered to.

      Remember, the right heating can be the difference between a good and a great harvest. Let us help you make the most of every season in your greenhouse!

      Family Unheated Greenhouse

      Size: 48’x30’
      Price: $76,472 $69,999

      The 48’x30′ Hugelkultur Greenhouse: The Optimal Sustainable Choice

      Perfect Balance of Space:

      At 48 feet by 30 feet, this greenhouse offers a spacious 1,440 square feet. It’s the ideal middle ground – vast enough for commercial production yet intimate enough for personal attention to every plant. Whether you’re a dedicated hobbyist or a small-scale commercial grower, this size fits your needs.

      Optimal Length-to-Width Ratio:

      The 48’x30′ dimensions create a favorable length-to-width ratio, ensuring even sunlight distribution. Every corner of this greenhouse receives ample sunlight, minimizing shaded areas and maximizing photosynthesis.

       Hugelkultur Integration:

      Hugulkultur, a practice of growing plants on mounds of decaying wood and organic matter, is revolutionizing sustainable farming. This greenhouse size is perfect for multiple hugelkultur beds, enhancing soil fertility, moisture retention, and thermal mass.

       Efficient Microclimates:

      The 48’x30′ dimension allows you to design diverse microclimates. From moisture-loving ferns at the base of your hugelkultur mounds to sun-loving herbs at the top, this size supports a tiered planting approach, mimicking natural ecosystems.

      Flexibility in Layout:

      With 1,440 square feet, the layout possibilities are endless. You can integrate vertical gardens, and trellises along with the hugelkultur beds. The 48′ length is especially conducive for long trellised vines or row crops.

      Maximizing Water Efficiency:

      Hugelkultur beds in this size greenhouse can store vast amounts of water. This means less reliance on external water sources, lower bills, and a more sustainable water footprint.

       Enhanced Temperature Regulation:

      The hugelkultur mounds within this greenhouse size act as natural insulators. They absorb heat during the day and release it at night, maintaining optimal temperatures and reducing heating costs.

       Community and Educational Potential:

      A 48’x30′ space is perfect for hosting workshops, classes, or community engagement events. Teach others about permaculture, share the wonders of hugelkultur, and foster a community of sustainable growers.

       Economic Viability:

      For those looking at the commercial angle, this size provides a substantial growing area without the overwhelming costs of industrial-sized greenhouses. The produce yield can cater to local markets, restaurants, or CSA programs.

      Future-Proof Your Gardening:

      The challenges of unpredictable weather patterns and soil degradation are real. A 48’x30′ hugelkultur greenhouse offers resilience against these challenges. With enhanced soil fertility and a controlled environment, you’re investing in a future-proof gardening solution.

      In conclusion, the 48’x30′ hugelkultur greenhouse is not just optimal—it’s essential. It represents the future of sustainable gardening, combining age-old practices with modern innovation. If you’re looking for a size that offers both productivity and sustainability, this is the greenhouse you need. Embrace the future of farming today, and witness the transformative power of permaculture and hugelkultur!

      Heating Solutions Tailored for Your Greenhouse’s Unique Needs

      Heater Specifications:

      Achieving year-round growth in your greenhouse requires the right heating solution, especially when specific crops have unique temperature requirements. To ensure you have the flexibility to choose the best heater for your needs, our packages do not include a standard heater.

      Heater Options:

      • Customized for Your Crops: If you have a particular crop in mind that requires a specific temperature, the heater’s BTU (British Thermal Unit) will play a crucial role. We offer a range of heaters to cater to your specific needs, available upon request.
      • Our Recommendation: For those focusing on growing winter-hardy foods in a 48×30 space and aiming to maintain an ambient temperature between 35F to 40F, our top pick is the Modine PTP 300 Greenhouse Propane Heater.

      Pricing & Installation:

      The Modine PTP 300 is priced at $2320. This does not include the installation labor costs. All heater installations are carried out by certified local plumbers to ensure safety and optimal performance. However, please be aware that prices can vary based on any updates or changes made by the manufacturer.

      Client’s Responsibilities:

      While we assist with the heater, clients are entrusted with overseeing the installation of the heater, propane tank installation and all related inspections. This service requires specific agreements between the propane provider and the homeowner and falls outside our domain.

      Your greenhouse’s ideal temperature is paramount for thriving crops. With the right heater, every season can yield a bountiful harvest. Choose wisely and grow abundantly!

      Community Heated Greenhouse

      Size: 96’ x 30’
      Price: $96,984 $89,999

      Year round growing; greenhouse with heater included.

      The 96’x30′ Permaculture Greenhouse: A Food Revolution in the Making

      Unmatched Food Productivity:

      With a massive 2,880 square feet of growing space, the 96’x30′ greenhouse stands as a testament to high-yield sustainable agriculture. It’s designed to maximize food production, ensuring you can grow a wide variety of crops year-round. From leafy greens to fruiting plants, the output is simply unmatched.

      Future of Farming:

      As the world faces unpredictable weather patterns, soil degradation, and increased demand for organic produce, this greenhouse offers a timely solution. With controlled climate settings and enhanced soil health through permaculture techniques, it’s a blueprint for the future of farming.

      Economic Goldmine:

      Think of this as not just a greenhouse but a profitable food factory. Cater to local markets and feed your community, supply organic produce to restaurants, or even start a subscription box service. The sales potential with this amount of produce is vast, ensuring a quick return on investment.

      Addressing Food Security:

      Now, more than ever, there’s a pressing need to address global food security challenges. This greenhouse, with its emphasis on permaculture, ensures a consistent and resilient food supply, free from the vulnerabilities of traditional farming.

      Adaptability and Diversity:

      The size of this greenhouse allows for crop rotation and polyculture planting, mimicking natural ecosystems. This not only boosts productivity but also reduces pest problems and soil diseases.

      Maximized Space Utilization:

      Vertical farming, layered beds, and trellises can be integrated effortlessly. Imagine layers of crops, from root vegetables in the ground to vining plants overhead, optimizing every inch for food production.

      Water Efficiency:

      Permaculture techniques emphasize water conservation. With swales, and drip irrigation, this greenhouse ensures maximum growth with minimal water use. In times of increasing water scarcity, this feature is crucial.

      Immediate Need in a Changing Climate:

      Climate change is not a distant threat; it’s a present challenge. With increasing droughts, floods, and erratic weather, traditional farming is at risk. This 96’x30′ permaculture greenhouse offers a buffer against these uncertainties, ensuring food production remains unaffected.

      Community Impact:

      Beyond personal or commercial use, this greenhouse can serve as a community hub. It can supply fresh produce to local schools, hospitals, and food banks, making a tangible difference in community health and well-being.

      A Sustainable Legacy:

      Investing in this greenhouse isn’t just a financial decision; it’s a legacy choice. You’re contributing to a sustainable, resilient food system that will benefit generations to come.

      In essence, the 96’x30′ permaculture greenhouse is not just a structure; it’s a transformative movement in sustainable food production. It addresses the urgent challenges of our times, offering a viable, productive, and sustainable alternative. If there ever was a time to invest in the future of food, it’s now. This greenhouse isn’t just a need; it’s an imperative. Join the food revolution today!

      Client Responsibilities for Heating Solutions

      For those opting for year-round growth in their greenhouse, it’s essential to ensure the right heating setup. To clarify:

      • Heater Installation: The client will manage the heater installation, which must be executed by a certified local plumber to guarantee safety and compliance.
      • Propane Tank & Inspections: The task of procuring and installing the propane tank, along with any related inspections, rests with the client. These specialized services necessitate specific agreements between the propane provider and the homeowner, ensuring all local regulations and requirements are met.

      We believe in empowering our clients to make the best decisions for their unique needs. By overseeing these aspects, you ensure that your greenhouse’s heating solution aligns perfectly with your requirements and local standards.

      Elevate Your Existing Greenhouse with Our Permaculture Mastery!

      Already have a greenhouse? Wonderful! Let’s take it to the next level.

      Permaculture Foundations: We don’t just offer plants; we provide an ecosystem. Our expertly designed permaculture foundations transform your greenhouse into a vibrant, sustainable haven for food production.

      Automated Watering Systems: Say goodbye to manual watering routines! Our state-of-the-art automated watering systems ensure your plants get the right amount of hydration, right when they need it.

      Introduce Life Beneath the Surface: With the introduction of microorganisms, mycelium, and beneficial bacteria, we bring the soil in your greenhouse alive! These natural allies boost soil fertility, enhance plant growth, and create a harmonious underground network.

      Custom Management Plans: Every greenhouse is unique, and so is our approach. We’ll provide you with a tailor-made management plan, focusing on soil health, year-round growing strategies, and maintenance. Our plans are easy to follow and ensure optimal results.

      Year-Round Growing: With our expertise, your greenhouse will no longer be bound by seasons. Enjoy a bountiful harvest throughout the year, from summer tomatoes to winter greens.

      Maintenance and Upkeep: We’re with you for the long haul. Our team ensures the continued health and productivity of your greenhouse, providing guidance and support whenever you need it.

      Transform your existing greenhouse into a permaculture paradise, where every inch is optimized for food production, sustainability, and ease of management. Let us redefine what’s possible in your greenhouse space. Join hands with us, and witness the magic unfold!

      Zen Gardens

      Elevate the aura of your home with our meticulously crafted Permaculture Zen Garden. Imagine stepping into a tranquil haven where ancient heirloom fruit trees, dating from the 17th to 19th centuries, stand tall, ready to offer bountiful harvests tailored to your specific growing zone.

      But there’s more than meets the eye. Beneath the blooming beauty and timeless trees, a network of strategically placed crystals works diligently, magnifying vibrations to envelop you in an unparalleled sense of calm and serenity.

      Our design is not just about aesthetics; it’s an ode to sustainability. The delightful and eye-catching flora is carefully selected to not only please the senses but also to ensure water sustainability, respecting our environment.

      The art of our Zen garden lies in its symmetry. Each planting is thoughtfully aligned, enhancing the garden’s chi, or energy. As a testament to our commitment to uniqueness and spiritual alignment, consider one of our masterpieces where fruit trees were planted in the mesmerizing formation of the Star of David.

      Step into a world where the past’s wisdom meets today’s sustainability. Your oasis of peace awaits. Dive deep into serenity, and let your Permaculture Zen Garden be the sanctuary you never knew you needed. Join the movement of mindful living today!

      The initial site visit cost for any of our services is $200 for consultation on site.

      All prices are subject to change.

       

      Zen Gardens

      Elevate the aura of your home with our meticulously crafted Permaculture Zen Garden. Imagine stepping into a tranquil haven where ancient heirloom fruit trees, dating from the 17th to 19th centuries, stand tall, ready to offer bountiful harvests tailored to your specific growing zone.

      But there’s more than meets the eye. Beneath the blooming beauty and timeless trees, a network of strategically placed crystals works diligently, magnifying vibrations to envelop you in an unparalleled sense of calm and serenity.

      Our design is not just about aesthetics; it’s an ode to sustainability. The delightful and eye-catching flora is carefully selected to not only please the senses but also to ensure water sustainability, respecting our environment.

      The art of our Zen garden lies in its symmetry. Each planting is thoughtfully aligned, enhancing the garden’s chi, or energy. As a testament to our commitment to uniqueness and spiritual alignment, consider one of our masterpieces where fruit trees were planted in the mesmerizing formation of the Star of David.

      Step into a world where the past’s wisdom meets today’s sustainability. Your oasis of peace awaits. Dive deep into serenity, and let your Permaculture Zen Garden be the sanctuary you never knew you needed. Join the movement of mindful living today!

       The initial site visit cost for any of our services is $200 for consultation on site.

      All prices are subject to change.

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