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Intro to Light Deprivation Greenhouse Growing

light deprivation greenhouses are taking the world of specialized growing by storm

Different from the functions of your average greenhouse, these structures (also called auto blackout systems) are designed for one sole purpose: producing the very best flowers possible from your crop. Here’s a little intro to light deprivation to fill you in–especially if you’re a light deprivation beginner.

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Organic Growing in a Greenhouse

you’ve heard all the hype, and now you want to get down to brass tacks: is growing organically in a greenhouse really a better choice?

Beyond the earth-loving, tree-hugging stuff, what’s in it for the grower? What’s in it for your business and profits if you’re producing commercially, for that matter?

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Vermicompost in a Greenhouse

combine composting with the soil powers of earthworms – and transform waste streams into nutrient-rich, completely broken down fertilizer at practically no cost

As an organic greenhouse grower, you’re probably passionate about using only natural methods in your greenhouse, and without all those chemicals. You have natural pest repelling methods in place for your structure, and you most likely use natural fertilizers (like compost tea) to nourish your plants. Above all else, though, you want to expand your horizons and possibilities, like every good grower out there.

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Solexx: Adaptable Coverings

greenhouse growing has never been more adaptable, customizable, or affordable with the help of Solexx greenhouse panels.

For DIY growers and agriculturists who take the road less traveled, Solexx provides a top-of-the-line covering alternative to the standard frame-and-covering model. But it doesn’t just have to be an alternative – these covers can also add enhancement to your already existing structure.

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Explore Your Greenhouse Lighting Options

for the most advanced greenhouse growers, investing in lighting to provide 24/7 nourishment to plants is an important element for business and success. but are all greenhouse lighting options the same?

Your first step in the light exploration process will be looking at all the different greenhouse lighting options out there – and there are certainly plenty to consider. The more you dig into the world of lighting options, you’ll realize just how different the parameters are with each potential choice. Depending on what you grow, as well as your own personal needs as a grower, you’ll want to choose the specific type that is just right for your setup, or at the very least the most versatile types to provide you what you need, exactly when you need it.

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Ideal-Air® Silver Premium Insulated Flex Ducting

the greenhouse world is yours for the taking – create climate control that keeps up with your demands.

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What Wood Should I Use For Greenhouse Construction?

choosing the right materials for greenhouse construction is an important part of the planning process – and the categories of materials can certainly splinter off into even more.

One of these categories is wood, an important part of some greenhouse construction. In addition to the quality and type of materials you use, such as plastic coverings (whether poly or panels), frames, trusses, and other components, having the best wood for greenhouse construction is of utmost importance: whether it’s for baseboards, hip boards, doorways, or other framing elements.

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Premium Insect Netting

it’s the bane of every grower: insects, pests, and other critters getting into your greenhouse. how to combat them? insect netting.

After all, these agricultural masterpieces create the most appealing environments to help your plants flourish. Logically, they’ll be perfect for and attractive to wildlife, too.

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Composting For Your Greenhouse Operation

compost in a greenhouse is considered “black gold” by every natural farmer, gardener, and agriculturist out there – at least, among the wisest and most successful ones.

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Best Plants for Container Growing in Greenhouses

container planting goes exceptionally well with certain plants, and many of these plants do exceptionally well in greenhouses, too.

The choices for what to grow in a greenhouse are many. Practically any plant can experience some sort of benefit in these covered growing structures, while certain varieties will really reap the benefits more than others. There are also tons of ways you can grow the plants you choose in a greenhouse – including your favorites – and plenty of mediums they can flourish in, too.

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