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Best Supplemental Lighting for Greenhouses

A supplemental lighting system for a greenhouse is a horticultural lighting system that is used in conjunction with solar radiation. In other words, …

Using Light Movers to Maximize Light in an Offseason Greenhouse

Due to the short winter days, Icelandic greenhouses heat through the floor and they maximize their grow lights. The days are short in Iceland from October …

Oxalis is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Names:  Wood sorrel and false shamrock Light Needs:  High light and full sun. Best Temperatures: At or above 50ºF (10ºC) Water and Humidity …

Heating the Winter Greenhouse

Well, it’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again. Hopefully you got a chance to clean your greenhouse this fall and check out all of …

Geraniums Are a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Name: Geranium Light Needs: High light, with full sun during winter. Best Temperature: Average room temperature. Water and Humidity Needs: Allow the …

New Search App Offers Unbiased Results

Nichols Publishing Company, the publishers of Garden & Greenhouse and NUGL have entered a partnership that offers a new technology to the greenhouse and …

Kalanchoe is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Common Names: Mother of thousands, Flaming Katy, piggy-back plant and life plant. Light: Consistently high light. Best Temperature: Allow cool temperatures of …

The Future of Lighting for Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

The sun is the ultimate radiant energy source and replicating it with an artificial lighting system is not an easy task. In the horticultural lighting sector, …

Prepare the Greenhouse for Winter

It may be a little late for some of the country, but most of us still have nice enough days to prepare our greenhouse for winter. This is a crucial step to …

Choosing the Correct Greenhouse Glazing

If you are considering purchasing a greenhouse kit or building your own greenhouse, one of the biggest considerations is what type of greenhouse glazing will …