March 30, 2018
The Latest in Structures: New Greenhouse Systems Offer Easy Maintenance, Better Weather Protection
Structures manufacturers and suppliers say their grower customers are asking for new models that can accommodate a diverse crop mix, while providing flexibility in design, maintenance, and control of the environment. Here’s a closer look at some of the latest options.
April 10, 2018
How to Decide Whether to Build a New Greenhouse Structure or Retrofit an Existing One
Is it time for you to update your greenhouse structure? Follow this tips from L.L. Klink to help you decide whether it’s better to retrofit an existing structure or build a new one.
April 5, 2018
Building Custom Solutions With L.L. Klink
Through its vertically integrated family of businesses and collaboration with greenhouse manufacturers and equipment suppliers, L.L. Klink Greenhouse Solutions works with growers and institutions to design, build, maintain, and furnish greenhouse structures.
February 26, 2018
The Benefits of a Greenhouse Maintenance Plan and Checklist
A greenhouse maintenance plan and checklist can reduce equipment failures, improve equipment efficiency, and boost long-term profits.
February 17, 2018
Gotham Greens Building Second Greenhouse in Suburban Chicago
The new $12.5 million, 105,000-square-foot greenhouse will be near the company’s first Chicago greenhouse, and will be a free-standing structure.
October 12, 2017
How to Deal With Common Greenhouse Maintenance Issues
The most common problems often come from a lack of cleanliness and faulty equipment. Here are a number of tips you can follow in each of these areas.
September 22, 2017
Hurricane Recovery Update: Aris Resumes Shipping, Assistance for Interiorscapers
Harvey and Irma wreaked havoc on the floriculture and nursery industries in Texas, Florida, and elsewhere. Here are the latest updates.
August 24, 2017
Cannabis Greenhouse and Automation Supplier Has Strong Second Quarter
Zerez Holdings, which does business as Smart Cannabis, says its in-house design process and new mobile app have helped it speed up the production process.
June 4, 2017
7 Factors That Can Determine the Cost of Building a New Greenhouse
Want to know the main factors that determine the cost of building a new greenhouse? Phil Bishop of Stuppy has put together an overview of the expenses involved in this type of project.
May 31, 2017
Art VanWingerden on the Importance of Investing in Your Greenhouse Structure
When it comes to reinvesting in structures, Art VanWingerden of Metrolina Greenhouses says it's important maintain the longevity of the building so it will last to the next generation and the generation after that.
May 28, 2017
Growers Offer Advice on What to Know Before Your Next Building Project
Two Top 100 Growers discuss their most recent building projects, the challenges they addressed, and what they learned during the process.
April 19, 2017
Suppliers Can Offer Technical Solutions for New Cannabis Growers
Here’s a look at how a few manufacturers have partnered with growers to make their transition into cannabis a smooth one, whether it’s through hands-on guidance or partnering with other industry leaders.
March 24, 2017
New Greenhouse Structure Models Emphasize Crop Protection, Energy Efficiency
Manufacturers of new structure models say they are responding to grower concerns with designs that focus on ventilation, maximizing your space, and incorporating a wide range of crops. Here’s a look at some of their latest offerings.
March 15, 2017
How Tech Suppliers Are Helping Growers Find Solutions
Greenhouse structures and components manufacturers highlight some of their most recent projects.
February 15, 2017
New Greenhouse Cooling System in Development for Hot-Climate Regions
Researchers at McGill University in Quebec have developed an alternative evaporative cooling solution for greenhouses in warm climates, and are now seeking commercial partners.
January 18, 2017
Looking at Glass or Polyethylene for Your New Structure? There’s Also a Third Option
Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, also known as EFTE, is a fluorine-based material that looks like a standard polyethylene greenhouse film but offers high light transmittance.