Developer believes greenhouse could lead to year-round crop production in Sandhills
Russ Finch, owner of Greenhouse in the Snow, checks the progress
of his lemon tree which is currently producing fruit in the dead of
winter. Finch sees his ultra-efficient greenhouses potentially
opening a new agricultural market for the Nebraska Sandhills.
Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 11:00 pm
Just a few miles north of Alliance’s Carhenge, sits another
roadside oddity. This one is far less noticeable from Hwy. 87, but
could have a world-wide impact.
Though it is the midst of winter in the Nebraska Panhandle, Russ
Finch has created his own 1,360-sq.-ft. tropical paradise called
“Greenhouse in the Snow.” While greenhouses aren’t uncommon in the
Great Plains, Finch’s is one-of-a-kind.
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