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How to reuse the carbon dioxide to grow in the greenhouse industry

How CO2 can be consumed in a cultivation...

In a greenhouse, CO2 consumption depends of the type of crops cultivated (photosynthetic activity). In the majority of large-scale greenhouse projects, CO2 is used in liquid form. However, In the majority of large-scale greenhouse projects, CO2...

Best coco coir medium according to North-American growers

Coco coir or rockwool substrate in the...

An efficient substrate must meet the needs of the producer. For example, the aeration % of the material, its water retention capacity, the control of its pH, its durability and also its biodegradability… are important parameters to consider and...

climate battery greenhouse system to produce food without energy cost

Climate-battery energy savings low tech...

The first objective of a climate battery greenhouse system is to heat the growing area without using expensive fossil fuels (or electricity). Indeed, more than ever the dependence on fossil fuels and their increasing cost pose problems for...

Things to know before building your freestanding greenhouse

Things to know before building your...

Buying a greenhouse is one step but building and covering the structure are also very important parts of your future project. You will see in this post how to be ready before assembling your future freestanding greenhouse.

poly greenhouse hydroponic leafy greens system

5 mistakes to avoid – Hydroponic...

A properly sized polyethylene greenhouse with an efficient hydroponic system can become very profitable and be replicated all over the world. However, many new investors and growers often make the same mistakes when they start!

Retail greenhouse aesthetic to earn money attracting more customers

Retail greenhouse challenges in the United...

The addition of a new modern greenhouse can be a real “game changer” for a business to attract new clients [...] Indeed, a bright and aesthetic structure maximizing the passive ventilation to get a perfect climate under the roof will encourage...

why coco peat is the best substrate for the greenhouse grower

Advantages of the use of coco peat in...

Coconut fiber is a product resulting from the transformation of the coconut shell. It is communally called "coco peat" in the horticulture industry. What is more, coco fiber is 100% natural, fully recyclable and renewable.