Greenhouses: heating efficiently

The high cost of fuel and the desire to garden sustainably are concentrating gardeners’ attention on operating greenhouses with the minimum energy usage. Here is our practical advice on heating greenhouses efficiently.

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Greenhouses need to be well ventilated to prevent dampness and mould. Image: RHS/John Trenholm

Quick facts

Suitable for: Greenhouses
Timing: Autumn to spring
Difficulty: Easy to moderate

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