Information About Greenhouses

We can’t all garden year round…unless you have a greenhouse. Gardening all year is possible with the right greenhouse plans and how to garden in them. It’s true that many of the more elegant greenhouses can be costly, so why not get tips for building a greenhouse of your own at half the cost. By using our greenhouse gardening tips, you will find information about greenhouse plans for building a greenhouse that meets all your gardening needs. You will also learn how to grow plants in a greenhouse environment. Keep reading to get started.

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10 Most Common Greenhouse Problems

By Amy Grant

Greenhouses are fantastic, but the benefits don’t come without their share of issues. Here are the 10 most common greenhouse problems.

Indoor Greenhouse Garden: Tips For Creating A Mini Indoor Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

Maintaining a warm environment with sufficient humidity isn’t always easy. Click here to learn ideas on how to make a mini indoor greenhouse garden.

Powdery Mildew Greenhouse Conditions: Managing Greenhouse Powdery Mildew

By Amy Grant

Powdery mildew in the greenhouse is one of the most frequent diseases to afflict growers. While it does not usually kill a plant, it does reduce the visual appeal. Greenhouse conditions often facilitate the disease. Click here for powdery mildew control in greenhouses.

Unheated Greenhouse Growing: How To Use An Unheated Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

In an unheated greenhouse, growing anything during the cold months of winter may seem impossible. Alas, it is not! Knowing how to use an unheated greenhouse and what plants are better suited is the key to success. Learn about using an unheated greenhouse here.

Plants For A Winter Greenhouse – What To Grow In Winter Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

Greenhouses are great for gardening enthusiasts, especially when growing plants through winter. Winter greenhouse gardening is no different than summer gardening with exception to heating. For some ideas on what to plant in the winter greenhouse, click this article.

What Is A Hot Bed – Tips For Gardening In A Hot Box

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Gardening in a hot box has many benefits, allowing you to extend your growing season and giving a warm place to start seeds and root cuttings in a smaller, simpler, more cost-effective space than a greenhouse. Learn more about hot bed growing in this article.

Greenhouse Mouse Control: How To Keep Rodents Out Of The Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

Rodents (in particular mice) in the greenhouse can become a huge nuisance for gardeners. Since it is a warm, safe place from predators with a water source and an endless buffet for a hungry rodent, these pests can create mayhem for the gardener. Click here to learn more.

Gardening Around A Greenhouse: How To Fit A Greenhouse In The Garden

By Amy Grant

While some greenhouses are quite stunning, they are not normally known for being ornamental. To avoid having a greenhouse in the garden that’s an eyesore, try gardening around your greenhouse. Learn more about greenhouse landscaping here.

Greenhouse Flooring Materials: How To Make A Greenhouse Floor

By Amy Grant

If you are thinking about a greenhouse, you may want to consider options for greenhouse flooring. Floors are the foundation of the greenhouse in more ways than one. For some greenhouse flooring ideas, click on the following article.

Greenhouse Relocation: Can You Move A Greenhouse Somewhere Else

By Amy Grant

A fairly common issue greenhouse owners face is that of growing trees. As trees grow larger, they eventually shade the greenhouse. This may lead one to wonder if moving a greenhouse is possible. It certainly is, although is no easy feat. Click here for more info.

Ridding Greenhouse Of Ants: How To Control Ants In A Greenhouse

By Teo Spengler

Ants are an annoying pest to find in food prep areas of your home, such as your kitchen. However, if you are growing certain plants in your greenhouse, you may be attracting them there as well. For more information and tips on ridding the greenhouse of ants, click here.

Greenhouse Tree Care: Growing Fruit Trees In A Greenhouse

By Teo Spengler

Growing fruit trees in a greenhouse is entirely possible and enables you to bring in species that otherwise might not survive your climate. Click this article for information on the best trees to grow in a greenhouse with tips on greenhouse tree care.

Greenhouse Troubleshooting: Learn About Problems With Greenhouse Gardening

By Amy Grant

Greenhouses are fantastic tools for the enthusiastic grower and extend the garden season well beyond the temperature. That said, there may be any number of greenhouse growing issues to contend with. Regular greenhouse maintenance can help. Learn more here.

Greenhouse Succulent Care: Tips For Growing Greenhouse Succulents

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Succulents are easy to grow and handle neglect well. Commercial growers want their slice of the action and are growing the plants in greenhouse operations. Hobbyists, too, enjoy growing greenhouse succulent plants. Click here for information on greenhouse succulent care.

Grow Light Terminology: Basic Grow Light Information For Newbies

By Amy Grant

Those new to greenhouse grow lights, grow light terminology can be confusing, to say the least. Fear not, click on the following article to learn some common grow light terms and other useful info that will serve as a future greenhouse lighting guide.

Best Vines For Greenhouse Shade – Using Annual Vines To Shade A Greenhouse

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Using annual vines to shade a greenhouse is a pretty way to do something practical. Many vines grow quickly and will cover the side of your greenhouse in no time. Why use plants to help cool a greenhouse? Why not? Click here to learn about shading a greenhouse with vines.

Greenhouse Humidity Info – Is Greenhouse Humidity Important

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The simple effect of an enclosed garden space combined with focused sunlight creates an ideal growing site. However, greenhouse humidity can often be an enemy in such conditions. Humidity in a greenhouse is important but managing it is crucial. Learn more here.

Using Cold Frames In Spring: How To Harden Off Seedlings In A Cold Frame

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

“Hardening off” plants before being moved to their final location not only improves the likelihood of survival but ensures a strong start to the growing season. Learn more about using a cold frame for seedlings to harden off in this article.

What Is A Plastic Bag Greenhouse: Tips For Covering Plants With Plastic Bags

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Perhaps, you’ll be away from home for several weeks or maybe you’re sprouting small seeds that need to remain constantly moist. These situations might call for covering plants with plastic bags, but there are some things you need to know – this article will help with that.

Cold Frames For Seedlings: How To Use A Cold Frame In Spring

By Mary Ellen Ellis

While many people use cold frames to extend the growing season or harden off seedlings started indoors, you can also use a cold frame to start germinating and sprouting your spring seeds. Learn how to do this in the following article.

Keeping Plants In A Cold Frame – Using Cold Frames For Overwintering Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

For gardeners, overwintering in a cold frame allows gardeners to get a jumpstart on the spring gardening season, or to extend the growing season well into fall. Interested in learning more about using cold frames for overwintering plants? Click this article.

Cold Frames And Frost: Learn About Fall Gardening In A Cold Frame

By Teo Spengler

You can extend the growing season several months with cold frames and enjoy fresh veggies long after your outdoor garden crops are gone. Click here for more information on fall gardening in a cold frame, as well as tips on constructing cold frames for fall.

How To Clean A Greenhouse – Tips For Sanitizing A Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

Ideally, keeping a greenhouse clean should be an ongoing task, but as we all know, what we should do isn?t always what happens. So how do you sanitize a greenhouse? The following article contains everything you need to know about how to clean a greenhouse.

Greenhouse Location Guide: Learn Where To Put Your Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

So you want a greenhouse. A simple enough decision, or so it would seem, but in actuality there are many factors to consider, not the least is where to put your greenhouse. Correct greenhouse placement is likely your most important consideration. This article will help.

Greenhouse Seed Starting – When To Plant Greenhouse Seeds

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Some seeds are finicky and require steady temperatures and a controlled environment to germinate. By starting seeds in a greenhouse, gardeners can provide a stable atmosphere for seeds to germinate and seedlings to grow. Learn more in this article.

What Is A Solar Tunnel – Learn About Gardening With Solar Tunnels

By Amy Grant

If you're interested in extending your gardening season but your garden has outgrown your cold frame, it's time to consider solar tunnel gardening. Click on the following article to to find out about solar tunnel gardens and using high tunnels to garden.

Using Cold Frames In The Garden: Learn How To Use A Cold Frame

By Amy Grant

Greenhouses are fantastic but can be quite pricey. The solution: a cold frame (often called the "poor man's greenhouse"). Gardening with cold frames is nothing new; they've been around for generations. They have a number of uses and you can learn more here.

Underground Greenhouse Ideas: What Are Pit Greenhouses

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

People interested in sustainable living often opt for underground gardens, which when properly built and maintained, can provide vegetables at least three seasons out of the year. Learn more about underground pit greenhouses here.

What Is A Hoop House: Tips On Hoop House Gardening

By Liz Baessler

Hoop house gardening is a fantastic and economical way to extend your growing season by weeks or, if you're really committed, all the way through the winter. Learn about hoop house gardening and how to build a hoop greenhouse here.

Micro Greenhouses: How To Make A Pop Bottle Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

If you?re looking for a super fun, yet educational, project for the little ones, creating a 2-liter bottle greenhouse fits the bill. Heck, making a soda bottle greenhouse is fun for adults too! Read this article to see how to make a pop bottle greenhouse.

Ventilating Greenhouses: Types Of Greenhouse Ventilation

By Anne Baley

In the summer, and even in other months in warmer climates, keeping the air inside a greenhouse cool is the main goal. Read this article to find out more about ventilating your greenhouse.

Types Of Greenhouse Heating: Learn How To Heat A Greenhouse

By Anne Baley

Making your season last longer depends on keeping a greenhouse warm in those cold early spring months, as well as later in the fall. This article will help with that, so click here to get started.

Greenhouse Gardening Supplies: What Are Common Supplies For A Greenhouse

By Kristi Waterworth

When your shiny new greenhouse finally arrives, you're going to need greenhouse gardening supplies. Read this article to discover the most common supplies for a greenhouse.

Greenhouse Irrigation: Tips For Watering Greenhouse Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Greenhouse watering systems are important parts of creating this ultimate growing climate. Use this article to learn more about irrigation in the greenhouse so you can ensure your plants get what they need.

Window Pane Greenhouse: Making A Greenhouse Out Of Old Windows

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Did you know you can build your own greenhouse from old windows? Learn how to build a greenhouse from recycled materials in the following article and get started today. Click here for more info.

Ideas For A Lean-To Greenhouse – Lean-To Greenhouse Plants And Design

By Anne Baley

Of all the types of greenhouse you can build, a lean-to style can be the best use of your space. Read this article to learn more about using this type of greenhouse structure. Find out more here.

Greenhouse Plant Pests: Managing Common Pests In A Greenhouse

By Kristi Waterworth

Bugs and greenhouses go together like peanut butter and jelly - except not as delicious and not really as welcome. Learn what you can do about this problem in this article. Click here for more info.

Common Greenhouse Diseases: Tips For Controlling Disease In A Greenhouse

By Kristi Waterworth

Greenhouse disease management is a vital part of owning one of these structures, and the most commonly neglected chore. Learn more in this article so you can keep potential problems at bay.

What Is A Mini Greenhouse: Information And Plants For Mini Greenhouses

By Kristi Waterworth

Gardeners turn to mini greenhouse gardening when they need to create a specific microclimate or lack space for a larger, more permanent greenhouse structure. This article discusses mini greenhouses.

Greenhouse Vegetable Plants: Growing Vegetables In A Hobby Greenhouse

By Anne Baley

Growing vegetables in a hobby greenhouse allows them to extend the season, giving you a year-round gardening opportunity. This article provides additional information to keep your veggies growing over winter.

Herb Growing In Greenhouses: How To Grow Greenhouse Herbs

By Anne Baley

Using a greenhouse for growing herbs is a great option. Learn about some of the best herbs that thrive in a greenhouse environment in this article. Find more herb plant info for greenhouses here.

Best Greenhouse Plants: Good Plants To Grow In A Greenhouse

By Kristi Waterworth

Growing plants in a greenhouse can be rewarding for the home gardener. Suitable plants are available for every kind of greenhouse and climate. Learn more greenhouse plants in this article.

Grow Tent Benefits – Tips On Using Grow Tents For Plants

By Anne Baley

If you've got a more modest garden in mind and a smaller amount of expenses you can afford, using grow tents for plants is a logical alternative to extend the season. Read here for more info.

Shade Cloth For Greenhouses: How And When To Put Shade Cloth On A Greenhouse

By Anne Baley

Using shade cloth in a greenhouse is one way to keep the interior cool and cuts down on the solar radiation that hits the plants inside.

Greenhouse Gardening Made Easy: Tips For Using And Building A Greenhouse

By Amy Grant

Building a greenhouse, or thinking or just researching greenhouse gardening info? Read here for more information on building and using greenhouses for growing plants year round.

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