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How to Ventilate Your Greenhouse

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How to Ventilate Your Greenhouse

In the upcoming warm summer months, it is important to make sure your greenhouse is adequately ventilated. Ventilation can be achieved naturally or mechanically and is important for a number of reasons.  Greenhouse ventilation decreases temperature, circulates the air, and allows for CO2/O2 replacement. Greenhouses trap heat by design so when the outside thermometer begins to climb it is important to have a way to let some of that warm air out. Ventilation circulates the air and allows new air into the greenhouse, which in turn replaces CO2 used by the plants during photosynthesis.  Natural ventilation is achieved without the...

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20 Greenhouse Terms to Know

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20 Greenhouse Terms to Know

If you have begun the process of greenhouse shopping you may find yourself faced with an array of unfamiliar terminology or maybe just some things you would like cleared up. We are here to help! Below is a list of common terms you will come across during your greenhouse search.  Frame Sidewall: the straight side of the greenhouse. The length of this part determines your "Sidewall Height". Endwall: the front or back framing of the structure. Can be wood or metal.  Bow: the curved steel tubing that makes the top of the structure Gutter: the channel placed in the space on...

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Our process: from start to finish

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Our process: from start to finish

                  Customization Greenhouse design begins with determining the customer's needs. We listen to you and work with you to create the structure you want that will fit your needs. Several factors are involved such as climate, what will be grown, and how it will be grown.  Sourcing Materials We manufacture our greenhouse frames out of galvanized steel made in the United States. This is an extremely durable material that allows the frame to stand up to the elements. The greenhouse covering can be polyethylene, polycarbonate, or Solawrap depending on the customer's needs and budget.  Manufacturing We pre-drill...

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