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Greenhouse Shade Cloth Options

A shade cloth is used in a greenhouse for two reasons. First, to protect plants from getting burned by intense sunlight and second, shade cloth is a way to help keep a greenhouse cooler during the hot summer months. Shade cloth can be made from different materials but all shade cloth can be purchased in […]

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Greenhouse Shade Cloth Options

A shade cloth is used in a greenhouse for two reasons. First, to protect plants from getting burned by intense sunlight and second, shade cloth is a way to help keep a greenhouse cooler during the hot summer months. Shade cloth can be made from different materials but all shade cloth can be purchased in […]

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How Temperature Control Helps Your Greenhouse Plants

If you’re an enthusiastic gardener, it’s amazing how you lose track of time while tending to your garden, right? It’s such a satisfying feeling seeing your plants blossom and grow. But did you know you can do even more for your plants when controlling the temperatures in your greenhouse?  Photo by www.zanda. photography on Unsplash Identify Your Specific Greenhouse […]

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Evaporative and Passive Cooling in a Greenhouse

Keeping a greenhouse cool throughout the summer heat can be a difficult task. To keep the plants within a greenhouse happy and healthy, a horticulturist must maintain a temperature in his or her greenhouse that is suitable for plant growth. Extreme temperatures can cause myriad of problems for greenhouse hobbyists, including stunted growth, root pathogens, […]

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Going Green with Your Greenhouse

Going green is in. Movie stars arrive to the Oscars in hybrids. Politicians claim green industries will save our economy. Large chemical companies stick pretty labels on products, call them green and hope to hit pay dirt. Green is the holy grail of marketing. So what does going green really mean? Green washing (a disingenuous […]

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Greenhouse Cooling Options

When first setting up a small greenhouse, many gardeners do not take into consideration the heat which can build up in the greenhouse during the summer months. A nice, warm environment will generally promote healthy growth but once the temperature in a greenhouse rises above a certain threshold, it can cause serious damage. The heat […]

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11 Essential Greenhouse Accessories

Greenhouses are popular with both amateur and avid gardeners, any professional greenhouse grower knows that some greenhouse accessories and add on systems, are extremely vital to achieving maximum year round growing environments. Not only do these glasshouses give you the chance to grow some of your favorite plants, fruits and vegetables, they also enable you […]

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