There are about as many ways to design and construct a greenhouse as there are plants to house within it. While there are numerous designs that you can choose from when buying a greenhouse, did you ever think about constructing one yourself? Designing your own greenhouse can be as difficult or as easy as you would like. There are a few factors to think about when planning out your greenhouse design; after all, you are the one designing it.
There are many benefits of having your own PVC greenhouse, and it isn’t all that difficult to get one up and running by using a simple frame and some sheets of plastic. It is the plastic that is responsible for maintaining the heat levels inside a greenhouse. The plastic creates a warm environment that heats up when the sun shines. Depending on the insulation value of the plastic, you can grow a variety of plants, regardless of the season outside.
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.