When it comes to adding energy curtains (sometimes referred to as thermal blankets) to a greenhouse everyone focuses on energy savings. And certainly energy savings should be a major factor in any greenhouse grower’s decision to purchase energy curtains. In northern climates, winter growing adds expensive heating costs to the most diligent greenhouse operation. A well designed and properly installed energy curtain can reduce winter heating bills by up to 50% and in some cases more.
Structure maintenance and planning involves more than just new construction projects and a focus on expansion. Often the best dollar value for a grower is in retrofitting and modernizing existing greenhouse structures.
Here is a list of potential solutions to common problems that greenhouse growers can resolve by improving existing structures:
With so much business being done online, it’s important to make your presence known to customers through strategic digital marketing techniques. Try these tips for making the most out of your digital marketing:
1. Online promotion of Your Garden Center
With Mother’s Day in the rearview and the warmer weather here, the busy season is just only ramping up. This hectic time of year can be stressful, making it difficult to stay focused on what’s important. We’ve put together six tips for ensuring you and your crew can keep your cool during the spring and summer months in your greenhouses and retail shops.1. Declutter your greenhouse and your life
With the early order poly booking season underway, now is a good time for growers operating in poly greenhouses to take stock of their complete poly maintenance and management systems.