If you are one of the many people who enjoy gardening, then you know that owning your own garden greenhouse is a dream for many. As most of you know, there are many benefits to owning your own garden greenhouse, some of which include the ability to grow vegetables all year round, the ability to grow exotic plants, and the option to start seeds earlier. First you need to know the basics of running and owning your own garden greenhouse, so below we’ll go over all the important information you need to make this dream a reality.
The structure of the greenhouse is the first thing you should look at. They come in many different shapes and sizes. Some may or may not include electricity, heat, lighting, shelves and benches. Each of these parts, of course, give you plenty of ways to use the garden greenhouse differently. You should choose what you want based on what you want to get out of having a greenhouse, what you plan to grow and how you will need to grow it.
Heating and ventilation are a crucial part of having a stable garden greenhouse. Without these two things, nothing would grow properly. When it comes to the internal temperature of the greenhouse it is important that you keep the right temperature steady. Most in warm environments will harness the warmth of the sun, some might need extra help with heaters. Just like a hot car, however, a particularly warm day can easily kill the plants so cooling is needed as well. This is where ventilation comes in, mostly in the form of vents on the ceiling or walls or fans the push the hot air out and bring cooler air in.
Shade cloth is another important item you will need for you garden greenhouse. It is a green or black material that goes over the outside windows of the greenhouse. Shade cloth helps you adjust the lighting and temperature inside the garden greenhouse. During summer, a shade cloth helps you cool the inside and in winter, you can roll them up to increase the lighting inside. It is something that everyone with a garden greenhouse uses.
Humidity is also something that you will need to control, it benefits most plants, except for cacti, so you want it to be at least 50%. One of the most simple ways you can control humidity is by placing trays of pebbles with water underneath you plants, the water will evaporate and give the plants the humidity they need.
A garden greenhouse can be challenging but the rewards are well worth it. You have vegetables and fruits all year round, you can grow tropical plants in places where they don’t grow. It gives you the ability to grow and plant anything you want. If you are someone who is interested in gardening, then you know this is a dream come true. You must of course also protect your plants from bugs and molds, there are several products available on the market to protect your plants from these things. Growing plants in a garden greenhouse is something that is a must do for someone who loves gardening, so what are you waiting for?