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Keep your greenhouse cool

publication date: Jun 1, 2001
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The greenhouse is probably one of the most expensive pieces of equipment on a farm, but once summer arrives, many growers give up on using it because of the heat. As temperatures outdoors rise into the upper 80s and 90s, the greenhouse can easily get too hot for plants to survive, let alone thrive. But greenhouses can be kept cool enough to be useful throughout the hottest summers. In this article, we’ll tell you what you need to know about greenhouse cooling - both for those planning to build a greenhouse, and for those whose greenhouses need some modifications to stay cool.

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