In recent months, growing veggies has become more and more popular. This is true in households and in greenhouses.
In the previous years, generally, a greenhouse was known for either just growing flowers or just crops, but now many flower-growing greenhouses, are beginning to grow & sell veggies as well!
This new trend is because having a home garden is growing in popularity, and there are many reasons for this.
One reason is because of the COVID-19 virus going around. Many people have become more worried about food & want to have their own supply available, just in case. This allows them to get fresh vegetables right from their own home.
Another reason that vegetables are being grown by flower-growing greenhouses, is because sustainability has grown in popularity too. People prefer to supply their own veggies and create a more sustainable way to get their own food.
Here are some tips on growing your veggies!
These vegetables grow best indoors:
These veggies grow well in a controlled environment:
Veggies that grow best outdoors:
Growing Veggies in a Greenhouse vs. Outdoors:
“Growing vegetables outdoors has a lot of differences from raising crops in a greenhouse. The main difference is that indoors, you control all the variables: light, water, temperature, humidity, & soil nutrients.
Aside from having a controlled environment, where the temperature settings can be adjusted accordingly, humidity and moisture are also well regulated. It gives the plant a constant supply of moisture both from the environment and the roots which reduces water stress.
If there is no water stress, plants can simply focus on flowering or fruiting.
Raising crops in a greenhouse, the soil is also specifically chosen which makes it very healthy for the plant. Having the right soil, diseases and pests are also reduced as compared to when they are grown outdoors.
If there would be a downside to having one, it may just simply be the running costs that come with it, but unless you are ready to commit to a long term investment, then there should not be any worries.
However, planting crops outdoors on the other hand has its own pros and cons too. One disadvantage is that plants are forced to rely on soil moisture alone which then leads to water stress, and this usually happens in drought situations.
And, since the sun is still the best source of light, outdoor crops can definitely grow bigger and healthier. Another good thing about this is that it does not really have to cost you much, and if at all, may even cost you nothing except for time and effort.” – greenhousetoday.com
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