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Greenhouses create an artificial environment for your plants, forming the ideal conditions for them to grow quickly and well.
No matter the problem, there are many ways to prevent and remedy almost any greenhouse issue.
It’s not enough to simply put together a great greenhouse and then turn a steady profit from it year after year with no further work.
Flexible greenhouse covers are often referred to with the general term of “poly film”. Not all covers are made from polyethylene materials.
It’s a common misconception that commercial greenhouses require rigid panels or glass glazing rather than more durable, flexible coverings.
Getting seedlings off to a good start in spring means providing them with the best possible growing environment.
Cucumbers and zucchinis are both easily grown in home greenhouse conditions.
Squash and potatoes can both be grown on a year-round basis in your home greenhouse.
Citrus trees such as oranges, lemons, and limes are generally quite easy to grow in greenhouse environments and offer a great way to enjoy the freshest possible fruit.
Native to Mexico and genetically adapted to dry, warm conditions, pepper plants like it hot and sunny.
How do you grow tomatoes in your greenhouse? What about watering times? Learn everything you need here.
If you're going to be using your greenhouse during winter in a cold-climate area, you'll undoubtedly need to have a heating system in place.
Proper airflow is essential for healthy, thriving plants.
Once you've determined the basics listed above, it's time to get started on building your greenhouse.
The first step in planning your greenhouse is to determine the best site on your property for the structure.
Few things are more disappointing than pleasantly anticipating the first fresh salad of the season only to find that garden pests or local wildlife had the same idea when you go out to harvest.
Part 1 of our greenhouse benefits guide goes over the top reasons why you should be growing in a greenhouse.