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5 More Useful Questions and Answers for New Greenhouse Professionals

Even aggressive ventilation may be inadequate to keep temperatures at safe levels

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5 Useful Questions and Answers for New Greenhouse Professionals

A greenhouse business is far more than growing beautiful plants.

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What Commercial Greenhouse Structure is Best?

Very generally speaking, there are three basic types of greenhouses suitable for commercial use

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What Materials are Best Suited to Commercial Greenhouses?

Rafters are the primary vertical supports of a greenhouse.

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How Do You Manage a Greenhouse?

Managing a commercial greenhouse requires a two-pronged approach.

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What Else Should I Know About Greenhouse Businesses?

Are my greenhouse structures configured to easily accept changes like blackout curtains or even thermal blankets?

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How Do I Make a Greenhouse Profitable?

Those black 3-gallon pots all look the same, no matter who ships them to you

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Are Commercial Greenhouses Profitable?

Plants are continually in demand, so there is always a potential for profit in the greenhouse industry.

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How Do I Start a Greenhouse Business?

Your business can only succeed if you’ve chosen the right location and right setup.

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How Do I Create a Business Plan for a Greenhouse Business?

Horticulture is the art of cultivating plants for food, medicinal purposes, and ornamentation

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Alternatives to Brine Ponds?

There are, of course, many ways that brine is, or has been, handled in different times and in different parts of the world. 

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When is a Brine Pond the Best Choice?

The construction costs of brine ponds are high enough that they’re best employed for long term use

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How Do Brine and Evaporation Ponds Work?

Brine ponds and, indeed, evaporation ponds in general, work on the premise that a volume of liquid exposed to sunlight

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How to Manage Brine Waste with Ponds

Brine ponds tend to fall into one of the following general categories, each of which have unique design and maintenance needs.

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When Should a Brine Pond be Covered?

Brine ponds used for storage have a different goal than those used for mining

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What is the Best Brine Pond Liner?

Brine ponds are particularly challenging when it comes to containment.

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How Much Does a Brine Pond Cost?

It’s impossible to quote an average price for an “average” brine pond because so many factors must be considered.

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What is the Best Way to Maintain Brine Ponds?

Brine ponds are fairly static elements, so it seems like they may not require much in the way of maintenance

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Considering Brine Pond Construction

In addition to preparing a good design for your brine pond that takes into consideration the specific purpose

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What is the Best Brine Pond Design?

While some particularly caustic or contaminated brines can only be stored in deep wells or must go through multiple treatments

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How Does Land for Brine Ponds Get Reused?

Most brine ponds and other types of evaporation ponds are intended for long-term use, but eventually the land needs to be reclaimed

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What is a Brine Pond and How Does it Work?

Brine ponds are water impoundments that can contain a relatively heavy concentration of dissolved salts and other minerals.

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Fabrication and Installation of Liners

It's easiest to install a floating cover along with the liner before water is pumped in for storage

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Comparing Geomembranes

As a class, geomembranes work well as floating covers for lagoons and covers because of their durability, flexibility, stretch resistance, UV resistance, and chemical compatibility.

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Building the Ideal Floating Cover: Prioritize Your Needs

Some types of wastewater, like acidic mining and infectious medical waste, are particularly challenging to contain, and covers are no different.

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