Greenhouse FAQ

When choosing a greenhouse, what do I need to consider?

There are certain things to take into consideration when purchasing a greenhouse; greenhouses are good investments and can be used for many years with the proper care and maintenance. When choosing a greenhouse, you must take into account factors that vary from the types of plants to the type of garden you want.

How do I determine placement for a greenhouse?

The placement of the greenhouse requires a huge space and the land must be well prepared. You will need a large level spot that is close enough to the house to connect to water and other necessary utilities. The correct placement must be considered for maximum sun exposure and also for temperature adjustments due to climate change.

What is the ideal greenhouse size?

Ideal size of a greenhouse depends on how much you have to spend and how large your yard is. One common piece of advice is to get a greenhouse just a bit larger than you think you would need.

Should the framing material be checked?

Yes, it should be because there are many framing materials available and each of them has their own functions. For instance, wood looks nice but not a best choice for greenhouse farming because it cracks and shrinks with time and age. Also, PVC is economical but not as good looking as wood and also not sturdy enough to withstand strong winds.

What is the best window material?

In order from best to worst window material are: glass, plexi-glass, ribbed polycarbonate, and polyethylene. All materials have their own advantages and disadvantages. Also, two or more materials could be combined for best results.

Do I need to heat my greenhouse?

The temperature inside the greenhouse depends on the crops that you want to grow. There are certain ways in which you could adjust the temperature when it becomes too dry or too wet inside the greenhouse.

What surface do I need to be able to erect a greenhouse?

The ideal surface is a flat level which is essential for a glasshouse construction, but less essential for a greenhouse construction. The base of the structure can be soil, grass, paving, concrete, or a combination of these materials.

Where is the best place to purchase a greenhouse?

Greenhouses are available online. This is convenient because you can see all the available models, select which one best fits your needs, and the delivery is served by the dealer. But keep in mind you should only get your greenhouse from reputable and trustworthy dealers.