How much light do I need in a small greenhouse?

Answer To keep plants growing, greenhouses should receive at least six hours of sunlight a day. Low-light houseplants need as few as 100 foot-candles, while fruits and vegetables need as much as 5,000 foo... Read More »

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Small Greenhouse Ideas?

A greenhouse is simply any structure with a glass or plastic covering. The covering heats up because warmth from the sun cannot escape quickly once it is inside the structure's walls, creating an i... Read More »

Small Citrus Trees for a Greenhouse?

Four Winds Nursery in California was the first to commercially graft and sell dwarf citrus trees, accomplishing for citrus trees what had already been done for apples and pears. Dwarf fruit trees c... Read More »

How to Build and Use a Small Greenhouse out of Transparent Corrugated Sheet?

A cold frame mini greenhouse built from plastic foil and tubes can be damaged by hard wind. Instead, you can build one from plastic transparent corrugated sheet, metal wire and metal pins. This one... Read More »

Greenhouse growers often add carbon dioxide to the air in the greenhouse What is the advantage of doing this?

All plants need carbon dioxide to complete photosynthesis. Mammals take in oxygen and breath out CO2. It is the exact opposite for plants. The stomata on the plants act as lungs for the CO2 to ente... Read More »