Greenhouse Potting Mix

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles For Mixing Your Own Soils Mixture #1 – is a basic mix for use with most types of plants:3 parts organic matter (peat, humus, or sawdust) 1 part sand, perlite, or vermiculite (or a mixture of these) Mixture #2 – [...]

Vent Opener Application Guide

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Vent Opener Application Guide Model Roof Vent Side Vent Heavy Vent Windy Site Sesam Yes No No No Univent Yes Yes No Yes Bayliss T.S. Yes Yes No Yes Hydraulicheck Yes Yes No Yes Super Yes No Yes No Note: [...]

Resources for Identifying Orchid Ailments

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Resources for Identifying Orchid Ailments CONFRONTED WITH pest and disease problems on their orchid plants and flowers can obtain a diagnosis and possible solutions from several sources. Two resources within the orchid community are commercial growers and local orchid societies. [...]

Greenhouse Growing Tips

Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Winterizing Your Greenhouse Jack Frost has already drawn up his list of greenhouses to visit. Will you be ready? Here’s the routine we follow at our house each fall: 1. Clean The Greenhouse Take all plants out of the greenhouse and thoroughly clean [...]

Resources for Identifying Orchid Ailments

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Pest & Disease Identification Services Alabama Dr. Talmadge Balch Room 101 Extension Hall Auburn University, Alabama 36849 Telephone (205) 844-6390 Alaska Wayne Vandre State Horticulturist 2221 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Suite 118 Anchorage, Alaska 99508 Telephone (907) 279-6575 Arizona Cooperative [...]

N = Nitrogen P = Phosphorous K = Potassium (potash)

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles What Your Plants Need N = Nitrogen, P = Phosphorous, K = Potassium (potash) Nitrogen is essential for vigorous leaf growth and tends to increase fruit set. Sources of Nitrogen are: Bloodmeal, Bone Meal, Cottonseed Meal, Manure, and Activated Sludge.Phosphorous [...]

Greenhouse Shading

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Greenhouse Shading Greenhouse Shading Guidelines Keeping the greenhouse cool is accomplished by obtaining a balance of shading, ventilation and humidity. Providing the proper amount of each is the secret to a cool greenhouse. Here are some guidelines for shading: Shading [...]

Greenhouse Seeds Started Indoors

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Getting Seeds Started Indoors Seed starting indoors is exciting and infectious, and you’ll soon find that your windowsills are crammed with little pots of seedlings and you have an overwhelming desire to study greenhouse designs. But a greenhouse is not [...]

Humidifying Your Greenhouse

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Humidifying Your Greenhouse Misting Guidelines Apply mist only during daylight hours to avoid excessive humidity at night, which encourages disease. Remember, when the greenhouse cools at night, the relative humidity will rise even with the misting system off. Use a [...]

Seed Starting Tips

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Seed Starting Tips The joys of starting your own seeds are many — earlier harvests, greater variety, healthier seedlings, cost savings, and the fun of watching plants grow! Sowing Seeds Soak seeds in hot water overnight to speed germination. Seeding [...]