There are some fresh and amazing things which bring joy and fragrance, and these are a bouquet of tender herbs. Whether you wish to collect an assortment of ingredients from your garden for preparing a treat, or you just want to stroll through the greenhouse with some seasoning essence, the herbs are simply blissful. In addition to this, they have made a significant place in various cultures in different parts of the world, as well as in cosmetic, culinary and medical practices in the ancient history. These herbs are generally planted in containers outdoors, along with other vegetables; they are now also planted in the greenhouses and termed as greenhouse herbs. They give us a benefit of a long season when grown in greenhouses, and lots of herbs when planted in spring and stored ll winter under protection are tastier and healthier.
Why use greenhouse to plant herbs
Planting herbs in a greenhouse will help to control moisture, heat as well as shade for the plants, and will provide them a perfect place where they can grow peacefully without any disturbances. Green herbs plantation can protect the young and tender leaves from the hard weather conditions such as intense summer and extreme cold, and it even extends time so that plants can grow anytime be it earlier or later. In order to get the most production from the greenhouse, you should learn about setting up a greenhouse first, and later about the plants.
You can install drip hoses and misting systems to make sure about the constant moisture supply to the herbs. Well, sometimes herbs are tricky to plant. They may fail for various reasons such as lack of sufficient moisture, wrong kind of soil, and other reasons. The automatic system will provide the supply of right amount of water and at regular intervals, so that you can be well assured of your herbs.
There is another essential factor about planting herbs in greenhouses, it is the shading system provided to the plants. When you are planning to construct new greenhouse, then remember not to build a roof completely with plexiglass or glass. The sunroof or skylight kind of greenhouses are best to get the right amount of air circulation, however majority of the herbs require shade from the afternoon rays. And if you have a built greenhouse, then you can build shade systems of Velcro or hooks or nylon. These are not just easy to put up, but you can remove them as and when required according to the plant needs.
What kind of herbs you can grow in the greenhouses?
It is always better to start with the tender ones which are sensitive or the herbs which you think take a longer time than usual. The most common ones which are grown by many people in greenhouses are chives, basil, parsley, cilantro, chamomile and dill. Even mints can e grown in the greenhouses; however they should be planted in containers. If you like gardening and experimenting with the herbs, then mint is a good plant for that reason.