Return to the Greenhouses & Garden Structures Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Is anyone else using a Solar Gem greenhouse?

Posted by rainypnw 7b (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 18, 10 at 20:09

I recently ordered an 8' x 12' Solar Gem brand greenhouse,
made right here in Tacoma, WA. It will be installed on
a sport court that never gets used anymore, in full sun.
Luckily, I have AC power right where it's going already,
so should I decide to heat it that part will be pretty easy.

Seems like
a VERY well built product, and being translucent fiberglass,
is fully diffuse and bright everywhere inside.

Just curious if others are using a Solar Gem?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Is anyone else using a Solar Gem greenhouse?

Although I do not own a solargem, I have seen several in operation. The heating part is fairly easy, as you mention, disregarding the energy costs. The larger problem will be cooling during the summer months. The ventilation system will need modification to allow more air circulation, plus shade cloth, misting, etc.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Greenhouses & Garden Structures Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here