Tips on how to keep your greenhouse cool during summer

It sounds like you have a good understanding of how to protect your plants in a greenhouse during hot summer days. Some additional tips you may want to consider include:
  • Location

One important factor to consider when trying to keep your greenhouse cool is the location of your greenhouse. If possible, try to choose a spot that gets some natural shade during the hottest part of the day. This could be under a tree, on the north side of a building, or in a valley that gets less direct sunlight.

 Use a Thermometer to monitor the  temperature

 Use a Thermostat to control the climate inside your greenhouse

  •  Ventilation

You can also use shading materials to help keep your greenhouse cool. Shade cloths, paint, and other materials can be used to block some of the sun's rays and keep the temperature inside your greenhouse more comfortable for your plants. Just be sure to choose the right type of shading material for your specific needs.

Shade Cloth
  • Cooling System

If you have a lot of heat-loving plants in your greenhouse, you may want to consider installing some kind of cooling system. There are several options available, including portable air conditioners, evaporative coolers, and even small fans that can help circulate the air inside your greenhouse. Just be sure to choose a system that is appropriate for the size of your greenhouse and the needs of your plants.

Fan helps air and heat circulation 

Phoenix Heater/Fan

Fan for smaller greenhouse helps air and heat circulation 

Palma heater/fan

  • Water and cover the soil

Finally, remember to water your plants regularly during hot summer days. This will help keep the soil moist and prevent your plants from getting too stressed by the heat. You may also want to consider using mulch or other types of ground cover to help retain moisture in the soil and protect your plants from the sun's heat.

By following these tips and keeping an eye on the temperature inside your greenhouse, you can help protect your plants and ensure that they continue to thrive even during the hottest summer days.

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