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Best Outdoor Winter Plant Covers for Freeze Protection in 2021

Plants and trees in a park covered with plastic sheets

Growing up in Poland taught me what winter really means. Almost every year, the temperature dropped to -4 degrees Fahrenheit. It wasn’t only extreme for people but also for outdoor plants. Since my mum had a beautiful garden, I used to help her prepare it for these long and cold months. To not let her …

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18 Super Cheap DIY Greenhouse Ideas for Your Garden

Greenhouses are one of the best garden updates to have for your plants. Unfortunately, they’re also quite pricey. Commissioning a functional greenhouse for your plants will cost you at least a few hundred dollars and even then, it might not be the design you were going for. But greenhouses don’t have to eat up your savings— …

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Glass vs Polycarbonate Greenhouse: Which is Better?

Interior of greenhouse

In the past, greenhouses had glass panels – and that was pretty much your only choice for greenhouse materials unless you built it yourself. But now there are more options why you may wish to consider before purchasing or installing a greenhouse. Traditional glass greenhouse options have many advantages, but polycarbonate panels on greenhouses do …

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The Best Solar Panels for Heating Your Greenhouse in 2021

Jungle greenhouse filled with tropical plants

Building a solar greenhouse in your backyard is a brilliant way to extend your growing season. If done right, it could also greatly reduce greenhouse gases which cause climate change. While the benefits of greenhouses are many, they could end up costing you a fortune to heat in the middle of winter. They could also …

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