how to build a greenhouse

Hello fellow gardeners and greenhouse lovers and wecome to my blog how to build a greenhouse. I will be taking some of my thoughts and content from my web site and adding it to my blog for all interested to peruse periodically.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

how to build a greenhouse

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how to build a greenhouse

You may have the pleasure of building your own greenhouse. You may choose from various designs and sizes you would like to build. A greenhouse gives you comfort whenever you attend the plants, vegetables, flowers, and orchids. It also provides the needed sunlight and humidity for these plants. You may relax and enjoy every time you visits a place where he you have exerted all your effort in building such a wondrous place.

You can save money by building a small greenhouse. There are supplies and materials that you can use which should be just enough according to your prepared budget. If there is enough space that can accommodate a larger greenhouse, which is more advisable because you may maximize the place where you want to develop more plants and vegetables.

If you really desire to build a greenhouse where you can develop and propagate more plants, you may consider different factors that would be necessary on how to build a greenhouse that will suit your needs. Here are some tips and factors you may like to consider in building your own greenhouse.

1. You may consider using salvage materials if you intends to make a larger greenhouse. You may use these materials in designing and planning for a low cost budget greenhouse. This will also help you minimize the expenses of the other supplies and materials needed.

2. You should also determine the climate of the place where you live. An insulated greenhouse should be appropriate for cold climate areas. This will help you provide the needed warmth and heat for your plants. For warm places, a greenhouse that has a shade control should be advisable.

3. You also need to make sure that your greenhouse will be designed with proper air circulation spaces, ventilation, pest control soil, heaters for winter season, and humidity control devices. You may create an environment that would be appropriate for the types of plants that will grow in the greenhouse.

4. The location of the greenhouse should be built were there is enough sunlight. You may choose a solar greenhouse for vegetables and exotic fruit bearing plants if you would like your greenhouse to be situated on the east-west part where your place is more exposed to sunlight.

5. It is also important to consider the covering of the greenhouse. The most advisable shades are the expensive glass made coverings and fiberglass. They provide more durability and they do not deteriorate quickly compared to plastic coverings. A greenhouse covered with glass or fiberglass allows more humidity and warmth.

6. You also have the option to choose on what kind of foundation you would like to use. The foundations can be concrete for a more secured greenhouse. Others prefer the less expensive lightweight foundation where they use improvised materials such as railroad ties, which they can easily attach to the ground. It all depends on how much you are willing to spend on the structure of the greenhouse.

7. You may consider building a greenhouse that will maximize its full potential. You may add benches or materials that will be used for your comfort every time you want to relax in the greenhouse. You may add many accessories to the place like automatic watering systems, heating systems, ventilation system and other automatic equipment that are effective in maintaining the plants.

8. You may use the “good bugs” for your pest control chemical. They prevent and control the spread of the bad bugs in a greenhouse. If ever you find insects in a plant, you may isolate the plant and if possible place the plant outside the greenhouse so that the insects would not house the other plants.

9. You may allot a space where you can store fertilizers, potting soil and other tools that are essential in the greenhouse. You may place a tool rack nearer to the potting place so that it would be easier for you to transfer the soil from the pot of the plants. You may also place buckets and tool holders to accommodate the other equipment when they are not in use.

You can develop and grow all sorts of plants with a versatile greenhouse. You may also propagate from the grown plants to fill the greenhouse with a variety of plants. Putting up a greenhouse will be more enjoyable if it done with the help of your family and friends.

I hope this short instruction on how to build a greenhouse has been helpfull.

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