Standard Post with Image

Specialty Accessories for the Light Deprivation Greenhouse

The light deprivation greenhouse begins with a large cover over the arch of the structure to block out the majority of the light. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Converting Greenhouses for Light Deprivation

Most greenhouse growers, that are interested in expanding into light deprivation, already have at least one existing structure to convert. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Automated vs Manual Controls for Light Deprivation Covers

Even a small hoop house, designed to just cover the tops of the plants, is a challenge to cover and uncover on a daily basis. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Choosing a Light Deprivation Cover Material for Greenhouses

Regardless of whether you need to cover an entire purpose-built structure or just a small enclosure inside a greenhouse, you’ll need a light deprivation cover you can trust. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Methods for Depriving Plants of Light

While light deprivation is a general technique, widely used in horticulture, there’s more than one way to actually apply it in the greenhouse. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Complete Light Control vs Use of Natural Light

After deciding that light deprivation is necessary for a specific type of greenhouse production, it’s necessary to choose between temporary and full-time light blocking. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Which Plants Benefit from Light Deprivation?

Some popular greenhouse crops have a long history of proven light deprivation treatment, while others are completely unknown. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

What are the Potential Benefits of Light Deprivation?

If you’re spending a lot of money on premium greenhouse glazing in order to maximize light transmission or minimize heat gain, you’re likely wondering why you’d spend more just to cover it up. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

What is Light Deprivation?

All plants respond to light, but some of them respond a little differently than others. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

How to Use Your Light Deprivation Greenhouse to Tend Sick Plants

If any of the plants you are growing begin to show signs that they are undergoing some type of disease, pest, fertilizer burn, or drooping leaves and general symptoms of sickness, a separate greenhouse can be designated for these plants.

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Things You May Not Know About Light Deprivation Greenhouses

here are several intricacies to light deps that make them more productive and easier to source organic nutrients, help infected plants, return to health and more. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Is a Light Deprivation Greenhouse Right for Your Business?

To determine whether the costs of implementing a light dep system are worth the reward, you might want to take a few things into account.

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Different Light Deprivation Greenhouse Setups

There are several different designs to choose from, from the most complex, to the simplest.

Read More
Standard Post with Image

How to Make Your Own Light Deprivation Greenhouse

To start on your light dep project, we will focus first on greenhouse construction.

Read More
Standard Post with Image

How to Use Greenhouse Light Deprivation for Your Business

If you are looking to increase your yields, have many harvests throughout the growing season, or withstand extreme weather conditions, light depriving greenhouse systems are a viable answer to your business-related questions.

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Greenhouse Light Deprivation FAQ

Light deprivation greenhouses give the advantage of many harvests per season, protection from frost, early flowering, and the possibility of automation.  Learn more in our FAQ. 

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Which Plants Grow Best with Greenhouse Light Deprivation?

There are several species of plants that have been noted to do exceptionally well in a light deprivation greenhouse:

Read More
Standard Post with Image

How Greenhouse Light Deprivation Works

Light deprivation, also known as "light dep," is a technique that controls how often plants receive light, and how much light is received.

Read More
Standard Post with Image

Benefits of Greenhouse Light Deprivation

The benefits of light deprivation are numerous. If you're thinking about starting light deprivation growing on your property or in your business, here's what you need to know.

Read More