There are various shapes in greenhouses. These shapes can be made according to your choice, and you can design them in your way. Greenhouses have so many benefits. The main advantage is that it protects your plants from harmful substances, which can destroy your plants. The transparent glasses of the greenhouse allow fresh and good sunlight to come inside it and let the plants absorb it. You can grow every species of plants at any time of the year and in every weather condition. The greenhouse also protects the plants from pests to come in and eat the plants.
The types of greenhouse include variants in shapes and designs of the greenhouses. You can select a lean-to type of greenhouse, which is installed on the side of a building. As you have seen the people living in flats install these kinds of greenhouse in their house. Then you have in the list an even shaped structure of greenhouse, which is a complete greenhouse with all the walls present in it and can be installed in the backyard of your house or in a big space like fields. Like this, there are some other shapes also which you can choose according to your suitability. Let’s discuss them.
Lean-to type greenhouse
This structure contains one of its sides attached to a building or a wall. This structure is basically used in houses or buildings as in which people have to attach the greenhouse because of less space in their house. Mostly, people living in flats and houses with big walls install this kind of greenhouse. As they have lack of space and they have to settle up everything according to that. This structure needs a significant and string wall to build it. The wall should be very long so that the structure should get good support from that wall. Usually, these houses are made in the south direction, and they have an area of 7 to 12 feet with them.
The advantage of installing this structure is that it is inexpensive and is near to all the sources that the plants wanted. This is because this is made primarily on the houses, and houses have all the things available for them. But, along with the advantages, some disadvantages are also associated with it like, limited space, limited light and so on. Temperature control is a bit difficult in this structure as this is attached to a wall, and the ventilation from the wall is a bit difficult.
Even span type greenhouse
This is the normal and general shaped greenhouse which we have seen most of the time. This structure is made in any shape you want and have full-fledged walls and floor in it. The structure is based on the ground and is attached to one gable end of the house. It has more prominent space, and around 2-3 rows are placed in it. This type of greenhouse is more expensive than the lean-type of greenhouse. This is because the material used in it is more than the other greenhouses, and it is usually made for big places. It provides you with the flexibility of choosing the design and shape in making it, and you can choose any of them according to your suitability.
This design is superior and better than the lean type of greenhouse as it allows the humidity and all other components to get out of the structure and make the plants grow according to them. It also supports plants in every season, whether it is winters or summers or any other season. Its maintenance is also easy, and the plants can grow more conveniently in it. There is a single span, and multiple spans are available in this structure, and you can choose any one from them. If you are getting confused about any one of them, then you can consult with greenhouse specialists who will give you the correct advice.
Uneven span type greenhouse
The uneven span type is just opposite to the span type of greenhouse. The even span type is situated on the ground level, and accessing it is very easy. The uneven type of greenhouse is made on the hilly terrain, which is found to be uneven for most people. The roofs and the structure of the greenhouse are made according to the hill or the place situated on the hill. You will find it uneven, but it is because of the place. This type of greenhouse is made up of seldom as it is accessible in the automation of the house. Plus, they will also absorb natural nutrients from the hilly areas making the plants grow fresh and natural vegetables and fruits.
Ridge and Furrow type greenhouse
This type of greenhouse is a combination of two or more greenhouses, and they all are attached to each other consecutively. They are connected according to the length of them. The roof of the greenhouse is made up like this so that the rainwater or snow would not get collected on it, and for it, a gutter is made on the side for mobilizing the collected things on the roof. The side walls are excluded in the structure, which helps the structure to become significant with a single interior of all of them. This structure helps in good escapes of heat and also helps to save so many resources related to the heat escapes. The disadvantage is that the snow cannot get off from the roof, and you have to wait for its melting. In the northern countries like Canada and some other countries with low temperature, they install ridge and furrow greenhouses which is very effective.
Summing up, we conclude that greenhouses are important for the plants and they also have different structures in them which can be chosen by you. These different shapes and designs will be selected according to the place you live and the space you have to install it. Some of the shapes have been discussed above, which are Lean-to type greenhouse, Even span type greenhouse, Uneven span type greenhouse and Ridge and Furrow type greenhouse.