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HOW TO START A GREENHOUSE BUSINESS

Posted by Autogrow Team on Mar 4, 2019 11:43:00 AM

So you want to start your own commercial greenhouse. No matter how big or small your goals are, the most important aspect to achieving success is proper planning. A good plan always results in good quality installation, while poor planning often results in inefficient, costly procedures.

But with such a great task and sometimes daunting process ahead of you, where on earth do you start?

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Topics: Greenhouse, CEA, automation, latest

WHAT IS CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE (CEA)?

Posted by Autogrow Team on Mar 4, 2019 11:41:00 AM

In the agricultural industry, words are often used interchangeably which can be confusing to any new grower looking to start their own crop production. Here is a brief overview of how Autogrow defines some of the most commonly used terms.

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Topics: Autogrower, CEA, "controlled environment agriculture", latest

GREENHOUSE FANS: HORIZONTAL AIRFLOW FANS AND EXHAUST FANS

Posted by Autogrow Team on Feb 21, 2019 12:39:12 PM

Ventilation to promote air flow and regulate temperature and humidity in your greenhouse is key to a successful growing system. Ideal climates yield better crops, so it’s important to consider different types of ventilation methods for your specific situation. Whether you’re using roof vents or side vents, you’ll need fans to help propel the air through your grow environment and maintain a comfortable setting for your plants.

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6 FACTS ABOUT WET WALLS

Posted by Autogrow Team on Feb 21, 2019 12:33:52 PM

Wet walls are a popular and efficient way of cooling large greenhouses. Here are a few facts you may not know about wet walls:

Owning wet walls in your greenhouse will be useful when the climate is drier, as this method works as an active cooler. They are most suitable when humidity levels are low in a hot climate.

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Topics: Greenhouse

8 QUESTIONS ON GREENHOUSE VENTILATION

Posted by Autogrow Team on Feb 21, 2019 12:32:29 PM

A greenhouse ventilation system exchanges stale air with fresh air. This is important as greenhouses are natural hot boxes especially during summer months when temperatures can soar.  Whether you own a greenhouse or are thinking about buying or building one, it is essential to know what is happening outside and inside of the growing environment.

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Topics: Greenhouse

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO FOGGING IN YOUR GREENHOUSE

Posted by Autogrow Team on Feb 21, 2019 12:30:06 PM

In simple terms, fogging is a visible cloud of water droplets suspended in the air. Growers use a fogging system to regulate humidity and create an ideal setting for plants to grow.

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Topics: Greenhouse, latest

CONTROLLING HUMIDITY AND TEMPERATURE IN GREENHOUSES

Posted by Autogrow Team on Feb 21, 2019 12:26:39 PM

Congratulations – you’ve successfully grown your own crops in your greenhouse. To maintain the success and overall health of your plants, it’s important to manage the humidity and temperature levels within the greenhouse.

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Topics: Greenhouse, latest

HOW TO COOL DOWN YOUR GREENHOUSE WITH SHADE CLOTHS

Posted by Kylie Horomia on Feb 14, 2019 10:35:35 PM

Greenhouses naturally trap heat. As such, you’ll need to find an effective way to cool it down. One popular method of cooling down greenhouses is with shade cloths. Shade cloths are also sometimes called energy curtains, shades, thermal curtains, screens, heat retention curtains or blankets and are designed for greenhouses to hold a controlled temperature by creating shade or retaining heat.

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Topics: Greenhouse, Energy Curtains

USING HYDRONIC HEATING IN YOUR GREENHOUSE

Posted by Kylie Horomia on Feb 14, 2019 10:32:45 PM

Hydronic heating (also known as radiant heating when using water to heat) is an effective method to heat your greenhouse.

A boiler which is controlled by valves assist hot water to travel through metal pipes and emitting heat into the greenhouse.

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Topics: Greenhouse

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