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By JUDITH OTT
Southern Cove Correspondent 

Peach Hill Orchard Invests in New Hydroponic Farming Greenhouse for Lettuce, Tomato Growing

 

January 19, 2023

Judith Ott

Peach Hill Orchard has expanded its hydroponic farming by building a new greenhouse. The orchard now grows lettuce and tomatoes hydroponically.

Hydroponic farming is not new to Peach Hill. They have been growing tomatoes this way for 30 years.

But over time updates are needed and in the winter of 2022, a new controlled environment greenhouse was built.

Peach Hill owners looked to a company called Cropking of Ohio. Cropking has many customers in the United States and in more than 20 countries.

After determining how big they wanted the greenhouse to be and working with the designing crew, this new adventure began. This system is far beyond what you would think of as a regular greenhouse.

Inside the greenhouse, the fertilization sys...



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