Greenhouse Gardening Tips

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spring cleaning in the greenhouse

Greenhouse Garden Tips: Spring Cleaning Comes Early

Its never too early to get a head start

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.

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Greenhouse with Fivewall Polycarbonate

Best Energy Efficient Greenhouse Glazing

Have you heard of Fivewall Polycarbonate?

BC Greenhouses has been working with this glazing product for a few years. It was so impressive in terms of its energy efficiency that we built a new aluminum framing system to accommodate the wider profile. For example, a typical single glass greenhouse glazing is 3mm in thickness whereas the Fivewall polycarbonate is an impressive 16mm.

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In-Ground beds are perfect for your garden growing

Setting Up Your Greenhouse

The box has finally arrived - the greenhouse is assembled

Now what?

I called Rodney a year after his greenhouse was installed. I expected him to brag about the size of his tomatoes or the hours he spends sitting and enjoying the beautiful space he created.

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Winter vegetables growing

Start Planning for Your Winter Greenhouse Now

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.

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Donna in her greenhouse, reading a book.

Cool Down a Greenhouse: Creating a Healthy Greenhouse Environment

The Benefits of Shade Cloth in a Greenhouse

I’m sitting in my greenhouse sipping a cool drink as I look outside. With the current heatwave this is positively the coolest spot in the garden right now. But it didn’t use to be that way. Scorched leaves, dry soil and wilted, bolting lettuce used to be the norm.

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