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A soil moisture sensor-based automated irrigation system was trialed in a commercial floriculture greenhouse to determine what benefits these types of systems may offer to herbaceous ornamental producers.
Understanding carbon footprint (CF) terminology and the science underlying its determination is important to minimizing the negative impacts of new product development and assessing positive or negative cradle-to-grave lifecycle impacts.
The Temperate House Restoration Project was undertaken at RBG, Kew from 2012 to 2018.
As indoor horticulture gathers momentum, electric (also termed artificial) lighting systems with the ability to generate specific and tunable wavelengths have been developed and applied.
Watering is one of the most important responsibilities in the greenhouse. It can also be one of the costliest. Automating irrigation is one step you can take in the greenhouse to reduce costs. However, which system will work best for you?