15 Advantages and Disadvantages of Greenhouses

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15 advantages and disadvantages of greenhouses are:

Advantages:

  • You can control levels of carbon dioxide, light, and temperature, as well as mineral content.
  • High profits.
  • Clean crops.
  • Soil-free.
  • Crops can grow in poor areas.
  • No ploughing.
  • Less staff.
  • Larger crops.
  • Shorter harvest time.

Disadvantages:

  • Expensive.
  • Lots of planning needed.
  • Electricity & gas needed to maintain it.
  • Alarms needed.
  • Expensive to monitor.
  • Income and ability to grow crops need to be balanced against the cost of the system.