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Greenhouse Location

Greenhouse Location

4.0 Greenhouse location To maximize sunlight, greenhouses should be constructed with long-sides facing southeast to southwest. For plants requiring less sunlight a greenhouse can face northeast to southeast, or northwest […]

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Greenhouse Covering Materials

Greenhouse Covering Materials

3.0 Greenhouse covering materials 3.1 Glass Glass is the traditional greenhouse covering material against which all others are judged. Good-quality glass is an attractive, transparent and formal (in appearance) covering […]

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Heating Greenhouses

Heating Greenhouses

5.0 Heating greenhouses Greenhouses are poorly insulated structures so heat loss through the covering on cold, clear, windy nights can be considerable. Heat can be supplied using electricity (can be […]

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Greenhouse Ventilation

Greenhouse Ventilation

6.0 Greenhouse ventilation One of the best ways to correct overheating is to ensure optimal ventilation.  Where possible, high vents should be placed on the side of your greenhouse opposite […]

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Types of Greenhouses (By Usage)

Types of Greenhouses (By Usage)

2.0 Greenhouse types (by usage) Greenhouses are versatile. You can use them to grow orchids, specialty plants, veggies, fruits, or you can build a conservatory and use it to eat […]

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Greenhouse Climate Control

Greenhouse Climate Control

7.0 Greenhouse climate / Environmental control Climate plays a major role in how well plants thrive year-round within a greenhouse. Climatic considerations influencing the function of a greenhouse include light, […]

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Greenhouse Supplies

Greenhouse Supplies

Though simple structures, greenhouses require a few supplies / equipment such as fans and heaters to function effectively. If you want to expand a greenhouse’s capabilities or reduce operating costs […]