A greenhouse is a structure designed to control climate factors that affect tomato plants.
They come in all shapes and sizes. Greenhouses range from large commercial structures to home additions to simple hobby patio greenhouses to collapsible pop-ups you can store in your garage in the off-season.
Greenhouses are especially helpful to:
There are two big questions to consider when choosing a greenhouse for your tomatoes.
Read all about greenhouse basics and how to know if you need one.
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One of their main benefits is convenience. You can set up one when you need it and then take it down and pack it away when you’re done with it. In contrast, a typical greenhouse is much more permanent – not to mention a more significant cost investment.
You can also set up a mini anywhere you like – even in the smallest space. This allows you to take advantage of sunlight positioning. You can even use it for overnight or frost protection for plants that are already set out in the garden.
Read the pros and cons about pop-up greenhouses.
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