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How to care for your Greenhouse


Difficulty: 3 / 5

You will need: Brush, Detergent, Bubble-wrap, Plastic Clips

Winter is the hardest time for plants in your greenhouse. You should clean insulate your greenhouse to give your plants as much heat and light as possible.

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Step One:

Clean the panels of the greenhouse with a brush or sponge, warm water and detergent.

Step 1 of How to care for your Greenhouse

Step Two:

Clean algae from the joins between the panels. Be careful not to damage the edges of the panels.

Step 2 of How to care for your Greenhouse

Step Three:

Place bubble-wrap inside the panels to add a layer of insulation and to keep out draughts.

Step 3 of How to care for your Greenhouse

Step Four:

Hold the bubble-wrap in place using plastic clips. Make sure to leave the ventilator free so that you can lower the temperature in the greenhouse if you need to.

Step 4 of How to care for your Greenhouse

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