Greenhouse: ventilation and shading

Greenhouses, whether of glass or plastic, can overheat in sunny weather. Plants can be protected from excess heat by shading and ventilation.

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Greenhouse: ventilation and shading

Quick facts

Suitable for Glasshouses, plastic greenhouses, polytunnels and garden frames
Timing Spring until autumn
Difficulty Moderate

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