Which Garden Greenhouse?

Discussion in 'Holistic Farming' started by Selectamatic, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Selectamatic

    Selectamatic Member

    North Wales

    I would like to buy my Father a Greenhouse, one for the garden, nothing huge of particularly fancy, but one that he can tend to, growing a bit of veg and the like as he wishes.

    I'm not sure what I'm looking at, can anyone recommend a particular one that they are happy with for whatever reason?

    Thank you!

  2. Wendy10

    Wendy10 Member

    Lucky Dad.
    Not sure of a make as such but aluminium is the hardest wearing. IMHO. Mine is 8 x 12. And is ancient, still good as new. Make sure it is tall enough.
  3. renewablejohn

    renewablejohn Member

    Cannot beat a Robinson. Proper seals on glass and autovents. Not cheap but quality never is.
  4. Sharpy

    Sharpy Member

    Ardrossan Ayrshire
    Another vote for Robinson's. Very strong, excellent glass retention system, 5'6" eaves height and 4mm thick toughened glass. I have installed them for 18 years now and very very little business from repairing them.
    If you are on a tighter budget Simplicity is good value, personally would not have a Hercules or a Rhino.
    All the above are aluminium framed, wood is generally 50% more expensive and needs maintained.
    Pm me for my no. if you want to discuss.
  5. Chasingmytail

    Chasingmytail Member

    Newport, SE Wales
    If you want to get size then go for a poly tunnel. Greenhouse are fantastic but I could never afford one the size I need. Greenhouses are small and you are restricted on space. Def go for something with good ventilation and if poss blinds my biggest problem is the seedings being killed off by the heat.

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