When offering heating and cooling suggestions for optimum climate control for your greenhouse, we ask our customers three things:
Greenhouse Gardening Tips
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How do you grow?
Essentially there are two ways to grow in soil in your greenhouse. You can grow in pots or you can grow in planting beds. We look now at growing in posts, and we will consider the positives and negatives growing directly in the ground.
Keeping Your Plants Cozy This Holiday Season
Imagine my surprise when a small hole we drilled through our greenhouse foundation became a runway for mice. We pulled an extension cord into my greenhouse through that hole and the tiny gap became a neon sign for rodents.
My husband and I planned a mid-week ski trip but on departure day I was still in my off finishing a time-sensitive project. We were staying overnight at the hill, it was still a workday, and the car was loaded up. There was no rush to get moving.
There are many plant varieties and they all require different night temperatures to sustain their growth.
Greenhouse night temperatures
How a greenhouse can save your garden too
In late September, I asked Facebook followers to share their biggest gardening challenges this summer.
Surprisingly, Summer is the perfect time to prep for winterization
Managing your winter greenhouse with crops coming and going is a bit of an art form, so please bear with me. It involves starting seeds directly in greenhouse soil and also starting seeds in flats on shelves or potting benches.
I was just reading about how over-sprayed commercial strawberries area. I was reading this on the same day I was planting up my own greenhouse strawberries!
Hot Summer Gardening
I had to take a break in the shade. It was over 30 C, the sun was beating down and I was thinking I might be getting heat stroke. So I stepped into my greenhouse to cool down.