For some, winter is the time to pack it up and pack it in, leaving behind notions of new growth until spring comes with its warmth and light. If you live in a cold climate with heavy snow and limited sunlight, the harsh realities of winter make it impossible to grow anything outdoors. That’s why countless growers are using the winter season to their advantage by moving their operations indoors. Greenhouse gardening in winter can turn those previously barren months into bountiful times of harvest. Here are five tips for getting the most from your greenhouse in a winter climate.
If you are a task-master who loves to tackle projects in and around your home, you can definitely handle building a greenhouse. All it takes is the right set of materials, a great set of instructions, and a can do attitude. Use these tips when you take on the task of greenhouse design and greenhouse building.
Greenhouses exist to provide shelter for things that grow. We use them to keep our plants protected against extreme weather elements, to extend our growing seasons, and to cultivate crops that would otherwise be impossible to grow in a particular climate. Most of the time, growers are focused on protecting the things that are inside the greenhouse. But what about protecting the greenhouse itself? In some places it is necessary to ensure you have a windproof greenhouse or a wind resistant greenhouse. Let’s take a look at why greenhouses are beneficial in windy areas, what special precautions you need to take for greenhouses in windy areas, how to protect your greenhouse from damage from high winds, and what the best greenhouse for a windy area looks like.