Once you make up your mind to build a greenhouse the next major decision is what type of greenhouse you should select. This will be an easy decision if you are aware of what plans you want to grow and a rough quantity. However if you provide answers to below questions it'll be an easy decision.
For what purpose the greenhouse is used? For growing , for Luxury living or anything else?
What size do I need?
- *Will it be a major appeal in my garden or I just need to get the work done?
- *Is it exposed to strong wind or other noticeable weather conditions
- *Any kids, pets or wild animals will be in the area where the greenhouse id going to be.
Features , cost and space will help you decide on the best type of greenhouse you need to build for your purpose. As an example if you live in a very windy area it's better paying up a little extra to build a much more strong hard and well-built greenhouse. However if warmth is the main feature you should focus on a greenhouse with temperature control. Greenhouses differ based on the structural design as well.
There are commonly three types of greenhouses based on the structure:
- * Detached
- * Ridge and furrow or gutter connected.
- * Lean-to
|A Detached Greenhouses|
Same as the name detached greenhouses are a self-governing and stand alone individual arrangement. They can still be connected to a work area or to another greenhouse connecting pathway. However the growing area is restricted to the areas just around the side walls and it will weaken the productivity and efficiency.
|A Ridge/Furrow Greenhouse|
|A Large Lean-To Greenhouse|
There are three types of greenhouses based on the temperature control feature:
- Cool greenhouse
- Warm greenhouse
- Hot greenhouse
|A Inside View of Cool Greenhouse|
Inside a warm greenhouse the temperature is maintained at about fifty five degrees Fahrenheit. This will be an ideal temperature for a wide variety of plants can be grown, and gives the feeling of an outdoor garden. These types require additional warmth and light throughout the cold winter months.
|A Hot/Heat Greenhouse|
Greenhouses can be also classified according to the types of materials material they are made of. As an example glass, fiberglass, or plastic each will have it's own set of type has advantages and disadvantages.
|A Glass Greenhouse|
|A Fiber Galss Greenhouse|
Plastic , PVC , Polyethylene Greenhouses
|A Polyethylene Greenhouse|
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