From the Ground Up
To protect the ground beneath, and to ensure a stable foundation, wood, concrete, and even brick can be used to create an underlayment for a healthy, happy greenhouse.
Designing your Greenhouse
The central goals of all greenhouses remain the same, regardless of the particulars.
Dreaming of Greener Houses
Thinking about building your own greenhouse? It can be overwhelming to think about where to start.
How Does a Greenhouse Work?
Modern greenhouses can range from gigantic, tree-housing glass and steel habitats to miniature, backyard DIY set-ups
Is Aeroponics Right for Me?
Aeroponics can vary widely in its level of complication and automation
Propagation in Aeroponics
Plants growing through aeroponics get all their needs met through nutrient-rich mist, directly applied to the naked roots.
Cleaning your Aeroponics System
Since aeroponics is so heavily reliant on pumps and sprinkler heads, any mineral build-up or subsequent clogs can wreak havoc on a sensitive system.
Air is incredibly good for plants. The more oxygen that a plant gets access to, the healthier and faster the plant will grow.
Kinds of Aeroponics
Low pressure systems rely on a simple pump, like those found in ponds or backyard fountains.
Vertical Farming Aeroponics Explained
Vertical farming is a burgeoning form of aeroponics that is quickly becoming very popular thanks to its many, many benefits.
Basics of Aeroponic Design
Aeroponics is specifically designed in order to maximize the amount of oxygen exposure that each plant receives.
In natural environments, plants must extend their roots far and wide in order to find pockets of nutrients within the nearby soil.
What is Aeroponics?
Aeroponics is a unique form of agriculture which grows vegetables, flowers, or other plants in a soilless, medium less, environment.
Can I Convert My Greenhouse to Geothermal?
It’s great to hear about all the advantages of Geothermal heating for greenhouses, but what good is it if you’ve already got one
Will a Geothermal Greenhouse Work for Me?
To most people in the world, "geothermal energy" means steaming hot water in very isolated areas that power hot springs
How Much Does a Geothermal Greenhouse Cost?
Just like any product, there is a wide range of costs, depending on how basic you’re willing to go or whether bells and whistles promise to make your life easier.
How Can I Make Geothermal Work for Me?
Whatever system you use to heat your greenhouse, it’s important to provide as much insulation as reasonably possible.
How do Geothermal Greenhouses Work?
Geo-air systems rely on low-tech designs for a simple, affordable, easy-to maintain and cheap-to-operate geothermal heating and cooling.
How do Sunken Greenhouses Work?
There are several ways that greenhouses can take advantage of geothermal heating, and each type has its own set of advantages.
Why Use Geothermal Heating in Greenhouses?
The primary purpose of a greenhouse is to keep an environment conducive to sprouting, growing and fruiting plants, separate from local conditions.
Can Geothermal Energy Heat a Greenhouse?
Water and soil below ground contain a vast reservoir of thermal energy, thanks to the natural heat emanating from the magma layers stretching thousands of miles below the earth’s crust.
What is a Geothermal Greenhouse? Part 2
Almost any kind of dense mass absorbs heat as it is exposed to sunlight.
What is a Geothermal Greenhouse? Part 1
Greenhouses, at the most fundamental level, are simply buildings designed to protect tender or out-of-season plants from damaging cold