Many times gardeners have no idea if they need shade cloth or shade coverings. Shade cloth partially blocks out the sun and in the process helps to cool the greenhouse. Certain greenhouse coverings diffuse the light and create a natural shade, but glass greenhouses get extremely hot direct sun and will need some sort of shade protection. Some plants are more sensitive than others and will need stronger shade protection. Here is a list of FAQs meant to assist gardeners with many common greenhouse shade cloth questions.
Glass greenhouses invoke images of quaint country gardens and elegant exotic growers in many people. For others, say the words “glass greenhouses” and they see a Victorian dream come true. Many greenhouse gardeners prefer the look or idea of a glass greenhouse over one constructed of other materials like corrugated polycarbonate or polyfilm. If you are debating on purchasing a glass greenhouse, consider the advantages and disadvantages of glass before you decide.