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Why HVAC Systems are Needed for a Grow Room

If you have decided to flex your green thumb on an indoor basis rather than outside, you’ve likely given a great deal of thought already to the prospect of …

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 …

Choosing Between Passive or Active Greenhouse Ventilation

Maintaining stable greenhouse temperatures during seasonal changes keeps growers on their toes year-round. When correctly designed and installed, passive …

Ventilation System Automation for Small Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

The ventilation system of a small greenhouse or indoor garden is one of the most crucial systems found in “controlled” horticulture. After all, it is the …

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 …

Promoting Greenhouse Ventilation and Dehumidification

A healthy amount of humidity is beneficial to plant life cycles, but humidity can be a touchy character. Effective ventilation is vital to any ideal greenhouse …

Using Water to Control Greenhouse Temperatures

Year round greenhouses, or even those used for season extension, face the challenge of extreme temperature swings. The structure collects excessive amounts of …

The Importance of Consistency in Greenhouses and Indoor Gardens

Consistency is the key to unlocking the maximum potential of an indoor garden or greenhouse. Plants thrive on consistency. Plants respond best to light energy, …

The Most Efficient Ways to Cool a Greenhouse

Growing in a year-round greenhouse often means contending with heat. For most crops, photosynthesis slows when temperatures exceed 95 F. As the temperatures …

Ventilation System Automation for Indoor Gardens and Greenhouses

The atmospheric conditions in an indoor garden or greenhouse should be considered just as important as lighting or nutrition. In fact, efficiently maintaining …