4 Steps to Maintain Energy Efficiency

Commercial greenhouse growers, for the most part, have had a good 2021.  With everyone still hesitant to change their tendencies of staying close to home, spring plant sales were good. Potted crops and other floral crops have moved well.

Energy cost increases, supply chain delays, labor shortages and significant jumps in most input and shipping costs are potential issues affecting the industry.

Pipp Horticulture Acquires the GGS Group of Companies

Pipp Horticulture (a division of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc.) (“Pipp”), the leading provider of space-saving, multi-level mobile cultivation systems, announced today that it has acquired the GGS Group of Companies (“GGS”). Based in Vineland Station, Ontario, GGS is one of the most recognized names in the Horticulture industry. They have been the leading manufacturer of top-quality greenhouses and turnkey greenhouse growing solutions including traditional rolling benches, heating and ventilation systems, and curtain systems.

Is Your Greenhouse Winter Ready?

With Winter around the corner, colder weather and shorter days are on their way. It’s a good time to re-post a relevant blog on tips for preparing for the coming seasonal changes.

For areas that experience significantly colder weather and snow during the fall and winter seasons, it’s important to prepare your greenhouses so your crops are protected. Here are a few things to consider when preparing your commercial greenhouse operation for the fall and winter:

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Pulling the Plan together for Successful Lettuce Growing

From our prospective as greenhouse manufacturers, at GGS, this series of articles has covered most of the key inputs needed for setting up and preparing for leafy green production. We have a team of very experienced staff and partners that know how to plan and implement the manufacturing, construction and ready for starting up growing plans for a facility. There are a number of other factors that need to be considered with additional expertise is required to put it all together.

Part 2 - Lettuce Blog

Optimizing Lettuce Growth with the Right Environment

We want to be able to produce a top quality crop of leafy greens economically, quickly and repeatedly. In Part One of the Lettuce Blog Series we discussed the Greenhouse Structures to provide the best possible space for growing, now let’s consider setting up the inputs to create the best possible growing environment in that greenhouse.

Greenhouses and Glazing for Better Lettuce Growing

There is no question that the production of greenhouse grown lettuce and greens is evolving as the opportunities and demand expand and mature.

Determining the right greenhouse for growing leafy greens is dependent on a few factors including climate, budget and whether this is an expansion or a new build. From small scale to large scale, greenhouses provide an ideal environment for growing lettuce and other produce. In this segment we will look at style of the structure and glazing options GGS can offer to get the most for your budget.

Lettuce Talk - Greenhouse Blog Series

Leafy Greens and lettuce have been an established greenhouse grown product for some time but it has only been in the last short while that its potential as a major greenhouse crop has begun to be realized with expanding growth and opportunity.

We have seen the greenhouse lettuce production take off, mature, modernize almost overnight thanks to a number of influencing factors.

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