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What’s the Best Irrigation System for a Commercial Greenhouse?

Plants grown in greenhouses are entirely dependent on artificial irrigation to meet their growth needs and there are plenty of options to handle the task

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5 More Useful Questions and Answers for New Greenhouse Professionals

In hot summers or during extreme heat waves, the internal temperature of a greenhouse can quickly rise to a point where the plants quickly suffer 

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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?

Retail locations depend on a convenient, moderately high traffic location with easy road access to bring lots of customers

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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, so it’s easy to assume that their prices will be relatively similar.

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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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Maintenance Tips to Control Commercial Greenhouse Operation Costs

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. 

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Profitable Growing Systems for Inside a Commercial Greenhouse

Earning a profit from agricultural or horticultural products requires more than just an efficient and affordable greenhouse. 

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Selecting the Right Greenhouse Film for Commercial Greenhouses

Flexible greenhouse covers are often referred to with the general term of “poly film”. Not all covers are made from polyethylene materials. 

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Greenhouse Covers vs Rigid Panels vs Glass for Commercial Greenhouses

It’s a common misconception that commercial greenhouses require rigid panels or glass glazing rather than more durable, flexible coverings.

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Headhouses, Production Space, and Propagation Houses For Commercial Greenhouse Growing

Commercial growing operations rarely revolve around just one greenhouse; no matter how big it is or how valuable the plants. 

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Why Greenhouse Kits Aren’t Always a Good Choice

When aiming to start a new agricultural business or expand your existing operation as quickly as possible, it may be tempting to pick up a complete greenhouse kit for fast turnaround. 

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Choosing What to Grow in a Commercial Greenhouse

Since the lowest safe temperature and median temperature will vary greatly depending on what you’re growing, it’s best to start your commercial greenhouse plans with a general idea of what you’ll cultivate. 

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The Major Losses of Profit in a Commercial Greenhouse

Profit margins are very thin in the greenhouse world, regardless of the specific products or growing methods.

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