Who invented the greenhouse?

Answer Charles Lucien Bonaparte, a French botanist, is credited with the creation of the modern greenhouse. The greenhouse was built in Leiden, Holland to grow medicinal pants that thrive in tropical clim... Read More »

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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 »

Why is a greenhouse called a greenhouse?

because the plants growing inside are green. It is designed to help things grow.

How hot should my greenhouse be?

On One Hand: Greenhouse Temperature Depends on PlantsThe ideal temperature of your greenhouse depends on the specific requirements of the plants in it. Although temperature can be adjusted with hea... Read More »

What is the name of one greenhouse gas?

Carbon dioxide is a major greenhouse gas, or a gas that traps heat in the atmosphere. Human activities that produce carbon dioxide include the burning of wood, solid waste, and fossil fuels such as... Read More »