Types of Greenhouses

A greenhouse is a glass or plastic enclosed building that’s used to grow a number of plants. The purpose of this structure is dependent upon the way the gardener wishes to care for their plants. The style and design of the greenhouse is dependent upon the kinds of plants, amount of available space, location, and utilities.

Cold Frame Boxes: Mobile framed boxes which service seedlings or plants to become more powerful or acclimated to defy an environmental change before being transplanted into the traditional garden.
Lean-To Greenhouse: The lean-to green house is a three-sided structure which is attached to the side of a stable building, wall, or fence. Its design presents the appearance of a half-house with a slanted roof and three sides coated with vinyl, shade cloth, or glass.
The cold frame box is a square portable container usually constructed of wood with a slanted lid covered with glass or 6 ml polyethylene sheeting. The objective of the cold frame is to transplant young seedlings from an indoor atmosphere to a temporary controlled environment before being planted into the main garden area. It helps the seedlings not to experience sudden shock or die in the abrupt temperature changes.

The Lean-to is often known as a half-house with a vertical slanted roof. The convenience of this style is its positioning. It is most often placed against the wall of a house, barn, shed, or other secure structure that allows for the additional advantage of utilities, storage space, Cape Canaveral Opossum Removal and walking distance for hauling. This structure may be simple or designed to meet the architectural style of the stable wall.

The free-standing building is for serious horticulturists or commercial usage. As an example, you may live in a four-season condition and raise tropical plants. These plants will not survive without the controlled environment of the greenhouse.

This permanent structure will stand for many decades. This building is fully equipped with hanging rails, shelves, sink and plumbing fixtures, controlled heat and air conditioning, lighting, fans, work bench, and other accessories which the gardener utilizes.

Other advantages for investing in this additional protection includes protection against inclement weather, insects and creatures, year-round growing, a hospital for sick plants, light-weight tools, mechanically controlled utilities, and less stressful labor.

Are you enthusiastic about gardening? Do you love seeing seeds, bulbs, or young plants grow and grow into beautiful flowers, fruits, or vegetables?

The four seasons of the year provide an array of flora that we pursue with excitement. It is as a result of this passion that a green house is given much consideration.

This type of construction is an asset for developing our favorite plants under controlled conditions. The less our plants will need to battle Mother Nature the easier it is for them to develop healthy and beautiful.