Tips on Using Fluorescent Lights

Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Tips on Using Fluorescent Lights These lights are recommended for starting seeds and cuttings. They are also popular for growing herbs and other low-light plants like African Violets. Fluorescent lights are “low intensity” and need to be within 6″ x 8″ of the […]

Greenhouse Information Tips

Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles     All kinds of Greenhouses Where ever it is (and whoever its owner may be) a greenhouse is bound to be one of three things: it is a structure wherein certain plants are grown for the purpose of securing their flowers or […]

Tips on Heating Your Greenhouse

Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Tips on Heating Your Greenhouse Heat conservation is first. Seal and insulate where needed. For Reliable Central Heating Services, call on Cardinal Heating and Air Conditioning of Kirkland, WA Heat only as much as your plants require (this may feel cool to you). […]

Hot Bed Design

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Hot Bed Design Build your own heated propagation bed for starting seeds and cuttings. Start with a base of 1/2″ exterior plywood over a 2×2 wood frame. Fasten 1×4 boards to the sides. Lay out the soil warming cable according […]

Greenhouse Construction Tips

Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently. Reglazing With TwinWall or TripleWall  Upgrade your greenhouse   TwinWall is a significant improvement for a single-glazed greenhouse. Remove old glazing Cut TwinWall to size using a box knife or a very fine tooth saw blade Install new glazing gasket if necessary Note panels have one side which […]

Greenhouse Benefits of Air Circulation

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Benefits of Air Circulation There are 2 kinds of fans needed for climate control in the greenhouse. These fans use little electricity. For only a few pennies a day, you can create a healthy greenhouse environment. 1. Air Circulation: It […]

Greenhouse Beneficial Insects

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Good Bugs to the Rescue Beneficial insects are safe for your plants, and will not harm people, pets or your environment! Beneficial insects have proven to be an effective alternative to pesticides in the greenhouse. For at least one month […]

Greenhouse Bulb Forcing Tips

Greenhouse Growing Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Construction Tips   ::Garden Tips   ::Articles Bulb Forcing for Special Occasions Spring bulbs that are forced to flower in mid-winter are special attractions. A pot of flowering bulbs for Christmas or any other special occasion is a nice gift to give or receive. Forcing may not […]

How To Build a Fiberglass Greenhouse

How To Build With Fiberglass   Greenhouse Construction Tips Great greenhouse tips and useful information to keep your greenhouse running efficiently.   ::Articles 1.Use any good quality wood for your greenhouse framework. Be sure to treat the pieces with a wood preservative before assembly, even cedar or redwood. Copper or zinc based preservatives are safest. 2. 2 x 4 lumber is […]

Garden Plans

Finding the perfect garden is easy with our 17 garden plans. You can even purchase the plants to support some of these garden designs. Garden, Ring-a-Round the Tree This garden is a delight in any shady location, with or without a tree. Fills approximately 100 sq. ft. with color and elegance all summer long. Lets take a look now! Garden, […]