Plants need enough heat and sun’s energy to grow. However, some places, located in the northern region of the world cannot fulfill these requirements, due to the weather conditions. Therefore, the farmers in these places took the chance with greenhouse method to cultivate the plants and found as worth and harvested successfully.
The greenhouse is best proven method to grow the plants of all kinds. It is also an ideal venue to implement plant research. Preferably, the sufficient sunlight, heat, humidity, air, and nutrition are to be provided to fulfill the requirements of plants, however, in winter season, the plants may not get necessary heat and light to encourage the growth of the plant. So it is our responsibility to provide the same by creating artificially and it must be controlled through out the year to grow the plants nevertheless of natural climate conditions.
During the summer the heat emission by the sun will be more and may affect the plants life, therefore you have to provide additional covering to reduce the light intensity and heat of sunrays. The humidity is a more important factor to be maintained and provided to the plants. It will get produced by the water distributed in the soil and the heat produced in the chamber.
A greenhouse is an enclosed structure where plants are being cultivated. This structure is usually made of glass or plastic to keep the warmness inside the chamber for the growth of the plants. Different supplies are necessary for the proper maintenance of greenhouse for more productive cultivation
There are different supplies required for a greenhouse for effective plantation.
Heating and cooling thermostats. Since temperature is crucial to the efficiency of greenhouse structures, a thermostat is essential to be placed inside the building for controlling the temperature.
The best location to mount the thermostat is the middle of the greenhouse and at plant height.
Vents. Greenhouse temperature and humidity should be controlled to maintain the friendly atmosphere for the plants. therefore, the greenhouse must provided with vents.
The vents will help the greenhouse to get more air and proper temperature during the warm seasons.Circulation fans. It requires for the proper circulation of inside air to distribute the temperature equally for the plants to grow healthier in every area of your greenhouse. These fans are also useful to provide fresh air, inside the greenhouse.
Plant watering systems, Benches and shelving, Lighting system, Thermometers, Ground cover, Cycle timers, and Greenhouse books and reading materials are also includes in the list of supplies of greenhouse.
A] The watering is must and has to do as per the requirement in right time. The watering equipment is very much useful to do the watering without any fail.
B] The Benches and shelving is additional for the relaxation of workers and to keep the tools and potting.
C] Lighting is an unavoidable media and to be provided properly for the life process of the plants.
Thermometers. To maintain the ideal environment conditions, inside the greenhouse, you will have to monitor the different parameters affecting your plants’ growth.
The thermometers are necessary for you to monitor the temperature inside the structure.
Ground cover. Since weeds are known to grow anywhere, it is best to protect your soil from these weeds that carry pests and diseases to plants. Cycle timers.
This is used for automating the equipments, you use in your greenhouse. you can put the cycle timer, which can accurately cycle the equipments switch on and switch off in calibrated time.
Greenhouse books and reading materials.
The knowledge about the greenhouse is essential for anything you do like the cultivation and maintenance of the greenhouse. The books and magazines are available for growing your knowledge regarding the greenhouse cultivation and help you to protect your greenhouses.