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 (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.
Spring and Summer 2020 taught us a lot about human nature and our need to be outside and in the garden.
Garden Centres had a successful season despite early lock downs in the spring and summer. With people isolating at home many turned to gardening to refresh their yards and with pandemic supply concerns, to grow their own vegetables and fruits.
Year-round commercial greenhouse operations require reliable structures and heating systems that will ensure optimal growing conditions through the winter season. To accommodate the amount of energy that’s required to operate a greenhouse in the cold season, it’s important that your heating system is running as efficiently as possible. If you don’t, an inefficient heating system in your greenhouse will result in wasted energy that will negatively impact your bottom line. You can maintain and increase efficiency in your greenhouse by following the recommendations below:
As the cannabis industry continues to mature, more growers have realized that optimal growing happens in greenhouse environments. Even growers who began their indoor grow operations in warehouses have transitioned to greenhouses for more efficient growing and major cost savings.
Here are just a few of the key benefits to growing your cannabis crops in greenhouses: