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How to Choose Between a Glass or Polycarbonate Greenhouse
If you’re ready to start a greenhouse, one of the most important decisions to make will be what to cover your greenhouse with. Both glass and polycarbonate options have advantages, but which one should you choose? Understanding the advantages of each style is a great place to start! Read below to learn whether you will benefit from a glass or polycarbonate greenhouse.
Growing Roses in a Greenhouse
Roses are as iconic as they are beautiful, so it’s no wonder that many hobby gardeners and commercial growers are intent on cultivating them. These fragrant flowers have been fixtures throughout history—from the Bible to the works of Shakespeare and even the White House Rose Garden, where they are celebrated as the national flower of the United States. If you want to try your hand at growing roses in a greenhouse, this article will take you step-by-step through the process.
Protecting Your Greenhouse Plants in Winter
As the weather turns colder, you may be wondering what steps you can take to protect your greenhouse plants from frost, and other harsh winter conditions. Greenhouses are ideal for controlling the growing environment year round. The types of coverings you use, equipment in place, and insulation all play a role in maintaining your greenhouse temperature. Read below to learn more about protecting your greenhouse plants during the cold winter months.
Most Efficient Ways to Water Plants in Your Greenhouse
Many different types of greenhouse irrigation can be used to properly water the plants in your greenhouse. This article will give you tips on how to efficiently water the plants in your greenhouse regardless of the irrigation method you us
How to Protect Your Greenhouse Plants from Pests and Diseas
Greenhouse growers aim to create an ideal environment in which plants can thrive year round. Along with managing temperature and humidity, keeping pests out and preventing the spread of disease are important. The best way to protect greenhouse plants from pests and disease is by keeping it clean and consistent. By not only controlling the greenhouse environment, but also what you introduce into it, you can set yourself up for a successful growing season.
How to Design Greenhouses for Your Climate: A Comprehensive Guide
Designing greenhouses that are tailored to your climate is essential for creating a successful growing environment. By considering factors such as insulation, ventilation, shading, water management, and automation, you can design a greenhouse that thrives in your specific climate conditions. Remember to assess your local climate, choose suitable materials, and incorporate features that will optimize the growing conditions for your plants. With proper design and planning, you can enjoy a productive and thriving greenhouse all year round.
How to Make Natural Ventilation Work in Your Greenhouse
Natural ventilation has become a preferred option for larger growers, in particular, as energy costs of fan cooling rise. This ventilation method works by supplying cooler air, such as through vents or an open-roof design, to allow the lighter, warmer air to be pushed out. All greenhouses built prior to the 1950s featured a system of louvres and vents to help allow excess heat to escape by pulling cooler air in.
How to Heat Your Greenhouse on a Budget
Worried about the cost of heating your greenhouse this winter? Rising fuel prices and extreme cold weather can add up quickly if you don’t know how to maximize every strategy that could help you cut your energy bill. Learn tips and tricks to heat your greenhouse on a budget
How to Improve Commercial Greenhouse Operations
The greenhouse industry in the United States has steadily grown—and is expected to reach $4 billion in sales by 2020. Limited resources such as labor, land, and water present challenges in commercial greenhouse operations.
7 More Crops That Grow Best in Winter Gardens
If you love gardening, there’s no reason to let the cooler weather interrupt you! There are plenty of crops that thrive when the temperatures fall, so don’t think you have to take a break until the spring. Winter gardens are beautiful and nutritious!