Greenhouse growing

Growing in greenhouses – stress-free and healthy!


Gardening at home is rapidly becoming one of the most popular pastimes in the world. It is a great way to relax and it is fascinating to watch your own flowers, vegetables, herbs and spices grow from week to week. Using the greenhouse helps you to extend the growing season as well as protecting your plants from the extremes of weather and the unwanted attention of pets and pests which seem to enjoy your plants at least as much as you do!

Greenhouse units are available for almost any size of yard or patio deck. Ranging from small cold frames right through to larger units suitable for professional growers, Landera has units which a robust and designed for easy assembly and quick installation. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned greenhouse grower you will appreciate the robust aluminium framing and the virtually unbreakable polycarbonate glazing the Silver Line greenhouse units are constructed from. This range of greenhouse kits has many configurations including stand-alone, lean to and sun lounge models. Whatever model greenhouse you select to your situation it is important to provide a solid base for fastening it down, to ensure that it is not moved or shifted in strong winds.

You should also consider what shelving or bench space you require for working on and standing your plants. A range of greenhouse shelving and plant stands is available from Landera, and can be delivered with your greenhouse. Shelving is important because gardeners these days do not usually planted straight into the ground inside the greenhouse but use pots so that soil can be easily changed. This reduces the potential for damaging microorganisms to build up inside the greenhouse.

Another big positive for greenhouse growing is that there is an almost infinite amount of information and advice available to address practically any question or situation that arises. There is an immense bank of knowledge on the Internet – simply enter your question as a ‘search’ and you will be overwhelmed. There is also a large number of books on the subject of growing in greenhouses; a good selection can be found at