Wednesday's trip to the Newton Cemetery greenhouses. Thanks to greenhouse managers Pam and Julian. Also thanks to Mary Ann and Tim for arranging the tour.
|Fertilizer through the irrigation system.|
|Pam explaining the heating, fans and vents. All the tables have hot water tubes running beneath the plants to keep the soil warm.|
|Pam showing how they monitor insects.|
|Checking out the Primrose.|
|Pansies for the spring.|
|Julian showing how they plant seed in thousands of pots.|
|Inspecting insects through a macroscope. I think Sophia is looking at a predatory mite.|