How to Calculate Your Greenhouses Heating Requirements

Commercial Electrical Greenhouse Heating System

Greenhouse heating is probably one of the most important things that you’re going to have to factor in, especially during the winter time. Keeping your plants nice and warm is essential to their growth, and a winter greenhouse will be able to flourish if you can keep the environment warm and conducive to the growth of the plants. By calculating the heating requirements for … [Read more...]

The Downside of Using Manure in the Greenhouse

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Using manure on plants growing in a greenhouse environment can be bad, if done in an improper manner.   This guide will help you learn all about the basic and advanced techniques on how to use manure inside greenhouse gardens, and find the top universities and college agriculture resources, on the subject.   Plant Burn The roots of delicate greenhouse … [Read more...]

How to Improve a Greenhouse

How to Improve a Greenhouse

A basic greenhouse consists of an enclosed structure covered by a clear material, usually glass or plastic. This material is specifically designed to retain heat while allowing heat from the sun to enter the greenhouse. This generally means that the temperature within the greenhouse is much warmer than the external environment. A greenhouse is generally used for growing … [Read more...]

Why are Kew Royal Botanic Gardens Famous Greenhouses?

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First established in the mid 1700s by Lord Capel John of Tewkesbury, the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens are among the most famous botanical gardens in the UK and of course, also some of the most famous greenhouses anywhere on the planet. They're well known for a variety of reasons, all of them significant ones. The Royal Gardens at Kew is home to the world's largest collection … [Read more...]

How to Install a Greenhouse Shade Cloth

How to Install a Greenhouse Shade Cloth and Net

Learn How to Setup and Install Greenhouse Shade Cloths and Nets Greenhouses extend the growing season well beyond the cold weather seasons of fall and winter obviously through the provision of the best growth conditions. The most important of these growth conditions is a relatively warm temperature, which should neither be too cold nor too hot. The maintenance of the … [Read more...]