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Greenhouses come in a variety of forms. Some greenhouses are heated, others are cool. Some greenhouses are large, while others are small. Whichever greenhouse you have, you have more control over the environment for your plants than if your garden we

List of greenhouse plants

Greenhouses come in a variety of forms. Some greenhouses are heated, others are cool. Some greenhouses are large, while others are small. Whichever greenhouse you have, you have more control over the environment for your plants than if your garden were outside. The type of soil and amount of water provided for plants are in your control, allowing for a variety of options.

Vegetables

List of greenhouse plants

Eggplant, also called aubergine, does well in warm greenhouses. The seeds of this plant, related to the pepper and tomato, should be soaked in warm water to help them germinate. When seedlings reach 4 inches tall, they should be planted into 8-inch pots and placed into the greenhouse. Tomatoes are a classic greenhouse vegetable. There are many varieties of tomato plant, but the upright cordon kind, rather than bushier types of plant, are best suited for greenhouses. Place a cane or trellis to support vines and shoots. To promote a higher yield, provide regular high-potassium feeds. Sunbaby and Shirley varieties of tomato are very well-suited for greenhouses and produce fruits that are said to have tasty flavour.

Decorative Plants

List of greenhouse plants

The kind of greenhouse you have matters when it comes to decorative plants. There is a wider selection if you have a heated greenhouse. Gloriosa, a climbing plant with orange flowers, the strong fragrant bloom of gardenia and the beautiful variegated foliage of peperomia are all suitable plants for a heated greenhouse. Begonias, dracaenas, cyclamen and poinsettias may also be grown in greenhouses heated to temperatures between 10 degrees C and 15.6 degrees Celsius. In cooler greenhouses, hedychiums, which have spidery-looking flowers and a strong fragrance, are a good choice for decoration. Gloxinias, with red, white or purple blooms, will also work in cooler greenhouse environments, as will camellias. The interestingly named voodoo lily is also an option.

Climbing Plants

List of greenhouse plants

Given the limited space and structure of greenhouses, climbing plants and vines are great choices given their ability to grow upwards, across, and hang down. Do research before selecting a climbing plant, as some of them require a constant or minimum temperature to survive. Jasmine plants offer star-shaped flowers that have a wonderful fragrance. However, they must have an ambient temperature around 15.6 degrees Celsius to flower. Clematic armandii are evergreen plants that will grow in your greenhouse, although they may need pruning to keep them in check. This evergreen has the dual advantages of insulation in the winter and shade in the summer.

List of greenhouse plants

List of greenhouse plants

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Greenhouses come in a variety of forms. Some greenhouses are heated, others are cool. Some greenhouses are large, while others are small. Whichever greenhouse you have, you have more control over the environment for your plants than if your garden we[More]

How to Protect Greenhouse Plants From Frost

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Nothing takes away winter's bite like a table adorned with fresh cut flowers and brimming with produce fresh from a nearby greenhouse. With a little preparation, growers in even the coldest climates can protect greenhouse plants from frost and enjoy[More]

List of Endangered Plants in Alaska's Arctic Tundra

List of Endangered Plants in Alaska's Arctic Tundra

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Windswept and treeless, the Alaskan Arctic may appear botanically inhospitable, but tenacious mosses, sedges, shrubs and lichen dot the tundra. The U.S. Forest Service ranks only one tundra plant as federally endangered, though three more have been a[More]

How to Build a Greenhouse Plant Stand

How to Build a Greenhouse Plant Stand

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Many gardeners use greenhouses to extend the growing season and to protect delicate plants. While growing plants on the floor of a greenhouse is possible, plant stands help you use space more efficiently. Stands built at standard counter height, whic[More]

A List of Ocean Plants

A List of Ocean Plants

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The ocean is filled with many undiscovered plants and unexplored areas that are mysterious and vast. There are however, many plants that have been discovered and vary in habitat. Some are free-floating varieties while others take root to sea floors a[More]

List of Indoor Plant Light Manufacturers

List of Indoor Plant Light Manufacturers

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While a greenhouse can shelter plants from winds and heavy rain or snow, artificial growing light is necessary during periods of heavy daytime cloud cover. It's worth noting that traditional indoor plant lighting systems frequently require more appar[More]

List of Biodiesel Plants

List of Biodiesel Plants

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Biofuels are solid, liquid, or gas fuels made from organic materials such as plant mass. Biodiesel is a clean-burning biofuel designed specifically for diesel engines. It is made from vegetable oils. B100 is pure biodiesel, and is made of nothing but[More]

National List of Wetland Plants

National List of Wetland Plants

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Wetlands are regions where water environments, such as large lake systems, river deltas and oceans, gradually merge with land. Swamps and marshes are examples of wetlands, and there are many different wetland regions in the United States, including t[More]

A List of Indoor Plants for Spring

A List of Indoor Plants for Spring

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If you live in a place where there is little outside room for nice spring plants you may want to consider growing indoor plants for spring. A home full of flowering plants creates a beautiful atmosphere. The trick is keeping them alive and being able[More]

List of Ornamental Plants & Flowers

List of Ornamental Plants & Flowers

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Ornamental plants are characterised by their showy flowers and attractive foliage. Select varieties that are hardy in your region and will flourish under the light conditions of the planting site. Select locations in your landscaping that will accomm[More]

List of Shrub Plants

List of Shrub Plants

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A shrub is a woody plant that contains multiple stems or trunks, and grows less than 15 feet high at maturity. Shrubs are also separated into two types: deciduous and evergreen. Barberry Barberry is an evergreen shrub with long reddish, spiky branche[More]

List of Outdoor Plants

List of Outdoor Plants

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Outdoor plants fall into a number of different categories. Broad categories include trees, shrubs, flowering plants, non-flowering plants and succulents, for example. While many of these plants can be grown indoors, they thrive outdoors with natural[More]

List of British Plants

List of British Plants

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Great Britain boasts varied soils and a mild climate, making it a suitable home for a wide range of plants. These plants inhabit Britain's many different landscapes, including grassy meadows, mountainous slopes, wet marshes and dense woodlands. Accor[More]

List of Bulb Plants

List of Bulb Plants

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According to the University of Illinois Extension, "a bulb is a promise of a plant to come." A plant bulb is basically a complex system of roots and plant parts that are packed tightly together. In fact, the bulb actually contains a miniature plant,[More]

List of Outdoor Plants That Are Good for Shady Areas

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Don't leave a shaded spot unadorned because you think that plants need ample amounts of sunshine to flourish. There are several species of plants that prefer partial to full shade. Use these plants to turn that once bland shady spot into an eye-catch[More]

List of Medicinal Plants in the Mediterranean

List of Medicinal Plants in the Mediterranean

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The Mediterranean region includes all those countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, including the European nations of Spain, Monaco, France and Italy; Asian Israel, Lebanon and Cyprus; and the African Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Egypt, among o[More]

List of Jasmine Plants

List of Jasmine Plants

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Jasmines are showy shrubs known for their lovely fragrance. Aalthough all jasmines bloom, not all jasmine blooms are fragrant. Fragrant jasmine blooms release most of their scent in the evening, after the sun has set. Jasmines are a favourite in gard[More]

List of Nonvascular Plants in the Desert

List of Nonvascular Plants in the Desert

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Non-vascular plants originated hundreds of millions of years ago and are among the oldest organisms on earth. They lack an internal system of transportation for water, minerals and other nutrients. As a result, they also lack structural support and m[More]

List of Flowering Plants for Shade

List of Flowering Plants for Shade

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Knowing a plant's light requirements is one of the most important factors to be aware of before you plant it. Some plants need full sun to thrive, while others do best in the shade. A shady spot in your garden doesn't mean it has to be devoid of bloo[More]

List of Bedding Plants

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Bedding plants are herbaceous plants that are sold for use in containers, landscapes and gardens. Bedding plants come in a wide variety of types and flower colours. These plants are perennials, annuals or biennials, and they take the work out of grow[More]

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