Below you will find photos and an explanation of each greenhouse accessory we offer in addition to the standard features of the Growing Dome greenhouse kit.
The automatic vent openers are heat activated and require no electricity to operate. The upper and lower vents open and close at an adjustable preset temperature due to the melting and expansion of beeswax in a piston.
Cooling of the Growing Dome is then acheived as hot air escapes from the top vents and cold air is drawn in through the lower vents ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
Electric (110v) Cooling Fans are included in the kit
for the 33' and 42' Growing Domes. The 33' Growing Dome comes with 3 - 110V fans standard and the 42' Growing Dome comes with 4 - 110v fans standard. The 110v cooling fans are energy efficient and only use between 50-85 watts
of energy each ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
If you live in a very hot area of the country, you may find that the normal combination of cooling features may not be sufficient to cool your dome in the summer. In this case, we recommend adding an extra solar powered cooling fan to any size Growing Dome as a part of our Desert Heat Package. If you live in a humid climate, this option may not be sufficient and you may want to consider a swamp cooler and/or air conditioner ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
The solar powered waterfall is chosen for two main reasons.
1. It provides aeration for the water tank, which the fish enjoy and which helps to slow down algae formation.
2. It creates a wonderful ambiance inside the dome.
The door that comes with your Growing Dome kit has a small sliding window with a screen. The polycarbonate glazing panels covering the greenhouse are clear, but they distort images, so the window in the door allows you to see out clearly through the entrance ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
The strut on the foundation wall that lays flat against the ground is termed a "bottom plate". The Growing Dome Kit comes with a treated ProWood bottom plate. ProWood is a safer alternative to traditional pressure treated lumber, but some gardeners prefer to go with no treatment at all. For this reason ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
The shade cloth is very useful in keeping the Growing Dome cool during the heat of the summer by cutting down on the amount of sunlight transmitted into the greenhouse. The shade cloth reduces the amount of summer sunlight without ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
Rather than using the clear aircraft tape that comes standard with the Growing Dome Kit to seal the seams between the polycarbonate glazing panels, the Metal Glazing Strips Upgrade includes ...VIEW MORE DETAILS
The 24" foundation wall on the Growing Dome has a couple of important benefits. The foundation wall raises the greenhouse above the snow on the ground in the winter, allowing more sunshine to enter through the polycarbonate glazing panels ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
We often have people ask about heating options. We do not sell heaters, but recommend a Southern Burner Heater which is specifically designed for greenhouse use. Another option is a Mr. Heater top attached to a propane tank which you would set next to the water tank. This heats the water and allows it to radiate the heat throughout the dome ... VIEW MORE DETAILS
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