Cleaning Your Portable Greenhouse in Spring

Like anything else, portable greenhouses that help you grow plants also need extra care. Good care for them can guarantee your plants grow up as healthy as possible. Keeping your portable greenhouse clean will help keep insects out that might feed on your lovely plants and ensuring plenty of sunlight to get through the plastic windows. Here are some tips to keep the greenhouse clean.

Cleaning now

It is always easiest to tackle the cleaning mission when there are few plants in your backyard greenhouse. And the spring is the best time to get started. If you intent to use chemicals to clear your portable greenhouse, try to move all your plants outside is a must to prevent damages by chemicals. Please make sure the whole of your plastic cover is clean and remember there are two sides. Remove any moss or algae that has built up on the cover. You can use a plastic scarper or other tool to remove it but be careful not to damage the plastic cover. If your greenhouse uses electricity, you will want to cover all of the electrical sockets to ensure that they do not get water in them.

3m x 6m Polytunnel Greenhouse

Breezy days

A Whole cleaning project needs a breezy day. If you plant to clean backyard greenhouse this day, it should be a sunny day with low humility. Once you finish the clearance work, the breeze and dry weather will be great of help to dry out greenhouse. And then you can move your plants in as soon as possible. You are recommended to close the plastic windows after the portable greenhouse gets totally dry. In this way, the chances of mold and insect infestation are effectively lowered.

Keeping your backyard greenhouse clean is going to be easier when you know how to do it. Knowing the right times of the year and planning for the outside weather is essential for getting the job done correctly. Enjoy your greenhouse gardening.

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