What are the key advantages of using an attached greenhouse?
Attached greenhouse kits offers energy efficiency by sharing a wall with your home, utilizing existing structure for support and insulation. It also provides convenient access to utilities and easy access for tending plants in various weather conditions.
How does an attached greenhouse differ from a freestanding one?
A greenhouse attached to a house shares a wall with a building, typically a house, while a freestanding greenhouse stands independently. Attached greenhouses benefit from shared structural support and often easier access to utilities, while freestanding ones offer more flexibility in terms of placement and design.
Is it possible to connect multiple attached greenhouses together?
Yes, it's possible to connect multiple attached greenhouse kits together by extending the shared wall of the main building or by creating an intermediate structure that connects them. This can create a larger growing space while still benefiting from the advantages of attachment.
Can I install a heating system in my attached greenhouse for colder months?
Absolutely! Installing a heating system, such as radiant floor heating, electric heaters, or a wood stove, can help maintain a warmer environment during colder months, ensuring your plants thrive even when outdoor temperatures drop. A quick search for "attached greenhouse ideas" should help in efficiently adding heating options for your structure.