NFU Mutual Smallholding Insurance

Author Topic: New greenhouse  (Read 1074 times)


  • Joined Jan 2010
New greenhouse
« on: August 02, 2011, 05:38:28 pm »

I am planning on getting my first greenhouse and am thinking of cost efficient and Eco friendly ways of heating it.

Firstly, any recommendations on what to look for in a greenhouse. Secondly has anyone tried a heatsink to keep theirs warm

I wonder how efficient this is likely to be in the winter, or whether this combined with a small paraffin heater would be efficient? Any other thought on heating - would a solar panel be able to peer an electric heater?

Voss Electric Fence


DIY Greenhouse?

Started by whitby_sam

Replies: 7
Views: 12774
Last post December 17, 2008, 07:25:24 pm
by woodsman
Polytunnel or Greenhouse

Started by egbert

Replies: 15
Views: 5427
Last post June 22, 2010, 02:05:22 pm
by Sandy
greenhouse parts supplier

Started by northfifeduckling

Replies: 4
Views: 3545
Last post August 30, 2011, 09:30:15 pm
by calamityjane
on-line source for greenhouse glass?

Started by northfifeduckling

Replies: 5
Views: 4237
Last post September 11, 2012, 04:37:54 pm
by northfifeduckling
wind turbine to heat greenhouse

Started by PK

Replies: 6
Views: 1871
Last post January 22, 2018, 10:38:15 pm
by landroverroy

Forum sponsors

FibreHut Energy Helpline Thomson & Morgan Time for Paws Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival Little Peckers

© The Accidental Smallholder Ltd 2003-2020. All rights reserved.

Design by Furness Internet

Site developed by Champion IS