Greenhouse Help & Advice
We're proud of the specialist knowledge we have about our greenhouse ranges, hence why we offer valuable advice, guides and tips on many subjects from firstly choosing the best greenhouse for your needs to what to grow inside it on a month by month basis. Make the most of your growing space and improve your yields with our handy guides!
Greenhouse Ventilation & Shading Guide
During the summer, the health of your greenhouse plants depends on adequate ventilation and shading. We explain how the risk of overheating, dehydration and scorching can easily be averted.
Greenhouse Base FAQs
GardenSite's greenhouse team regularly gets asked questions such as what is a greenhouse base and do I need one?. We share our experience on greenhouse bases and the most commonly asked questions about them.
Buying A Lean To Greenhouse
Lean-to greenhouses are a popular choice for smaller gardens. If you don’t have a lot of space for a freestanding version then a compact lean-to can be placed against a wall offering plenty of growing space inside.
Greenhouse Growing Guide
A greenhouse extends the growing season to such an extent that all year round cultivation becomes a possibility. Here's our growing guide for making the most of your new greenhouse and tips on creating the best environment.
Which Greenhouse Should I Buy and Why?
Buying a new greenhouse means the start of a exciting journey with the promise of reward through homegrown fruit, vegetables and flowers, but the choice can be daunting with such a huge variety of styles, sizes and accessories on offer.
What To Grow In Your Greenhouse
Here’s a handy little guide to get you started in your greenhouse. It can be hard deciding what to grow and when to grow flowers, plants, fruit and veg and which months are best for their development but this guide gives perfect monthly examples to get your greenhouse flourishing.
How To Heat Your Greenhouse
Heating will be a deciding factor on the variety of plants you are able to grow in a greenhouse and the number of plants that can be kept over winter. Here, we explain the pros and cons of the different types of heating available.
Allotment Greenhouse Guide
To make your allotment as productive as possible, growing a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, as well as extending the growing season, many people consider installing a greenhouse on their plot. Read our guide for tips and tricks on the perfect greenhouse for your allotment.
Many of our customers are confused by the huge choice of greenhouses that are on offer and their relative merits. In this article we answer your most frequently asked questions.
Replacing Glass For Your Greenhouse
We sometimes get calls, especially during the Winter months from gardeners who have come across damaged glass panes or acrylic panels on their greenhouse. You may think that you'll need to buy a complete new greenhouse, but purchasing replacement panes is possible, and a lot cheaper way to get your greenhouse back into action!