Welcome to Greenhouse Glass

Owning a greenhouse is something that many people like to have. They allow you to grow plants, vegetables, fruit and flowers at a faster rate as the heat from the sun is kept in the glass house so that the climate is better suited to more rampant growth. This is ideal in areas of the UK where severe weather conditions and pests can kill off plants that are outside.

The radiated heat is achieved from the greenhouse glass panels which are specially made so that ithey can retain the heat from the sun and does not let it leak out the roof. You can use plastic but greenhouse glass allows the ultraviolet rays through to the greenhouse more easily. As glass is much heavier than plastic, the structure needs to be stronger and more durable, but that means you can build a sturdier frame.

You can buy double-pane greenhouse glass so that it can have an extra layer of insulation to keep the heat from being let out. The whole idea of a greenhouse is to let light and heat in, let it heat up the floor, the plants and the soil to a much-higher temperature that of outside and retain it. The glass has to be well-made and well-fitted so that it does not have gaps between the frame and the edge.

Whatever your needs are when it comes to greenhouse glass, you can find what you're looking for here as we stock a huge range of different types, sizes and shapes of glazing. If you want to give your flowers and plants the best chance of survival and life, and grow larger, more beautiful and rich produce, then you need to start with the best quality greenhouse glass.

Why Clips are a Better Choice Than Putty
Why Clips are a Better Choice Than Putty
“Whilst putty has traditionally been used for sealing the glass in your greenhouse, nowadays clips are the preferred choice due to their reliability and more permanent nature.”
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Winter Care Tips
Winter Care Tips
“With the winter months fast approaching it is important to ensure your greenhouse is well prepared for the worst that the weather can throw at it so come take a look at our tips to ensure it's in top condition.”
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Teach Your Kids How Your Greenhouse Works
“With this amusing song and video you can teach your kids how your greenhouse works, indeed how the greenhouse effect in general works.”
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How to Safely Install Greenhouse Glass
How to Safely Install Greenhouse Glass
“Follow these simple tips on how to safely install your greenhouse glass and you will be able to sit back and enjoy your handy work as you potter about your greenhouse.”
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Greenhouse Glass Prices For Indoor Or Outdoor Greenhouse Kits
Greenhouse Glass Prices For Indoor Or Outdoor Greenhouse Kits
“You may be surprised to find that greenhouse glass prices are relatively cheap these days which makes building your own greenhouse both cheap and worthwhile.”
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Greenhouse Glass Helps Your Plants Flourish

Greenhouse glass in the spring

Natural sunlight is needed by all forms of life and living creatures. Plants thrive on a good amount of sunlight and heat, so they can grow at a faster rate and flourish. Choosing to have a greenhouse in your garden not only makes it an attraction but you can grow food, flowers and an array of plants all year round. In the UK, with its temperate climate there are harsh winters and cool summers, however, plants need more sunlight and more heat to live a more fruitful life.

This is why there are so many greenhouses in the UK. Although there are plastic, fibreglass and other forms of greenhouse, the best material to make them out of is glass. Greenhouse glass conducts heat and allows the ultraviolet rays through to the greenhouse. It then heats up the greenhouse to almost tropical temperatures and retains the heat and light better than plastic or other materials. This means that you can effectively have a similar climate in your back garden as that of the Mediterranean or even the tropics. Plants and flowers grow more rapidly, their leaves and petals are brighter and full of life, and the fruit that grows will be larger and juicer thanks to the environment you've grown them in.

This is the beauty about replacement greenhouse glass, you can effectively grow your own groceries in your back garden, as tomatoes and other fruit or vegetables can grow faster than if they were outside due to the glass. The greenhouse glass is not just for practical usage either as it can be a pretty addition to your garden. Seeing all of the colours and flowers from your home beaming from your greenhouse is a wonderful sight. You can buy greenhouses in all different shapes and sizes, and you can even integrate a watering system into it, if you have the budget and the space to do so. It's a therapeutic feeling watering and watching your seeds grow from tiny buds into blooming flowers and plants, and the fact you might not have to buy vegetables and fruit again is a bonus!

Buying greenhouse glass needs careful consideration as you need the right type to help you control and condition the environment within the greenhouse. In order for photosynthesis to occur at a more rapid rate, you need to make sure that the structure is sound and free from drafts and gaps.

Growing plants and flowers out in the open leaves them prone to disease and pests. As you can monitor and control the area surrounding them inside the greenhouse, you can keep this to a minimum. Protecting your plants from blizzards, the harsh winters, dust, cold and severe heat will help you grow fully, more lively plants. If you love strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes and other fruit and vegetables, you can have your own little green grocers in your back garden.

When it comes to buying greenhouse glazing, it's important to make sure you buy the right ones for the structure. Remember, glass is quite heavy and therefore aluminium posts will need to be braced and strengthened so they don't give way. Although you can choose other materials, greenhouse glass is the best for the job as it allows much more from the structure. You will notice that your plants and flowers increase their productivity and look more spectacular, just as they would in tropical climates.

If you need greenhouse glass, or are thinking about buying a greenhouse and aren't sure which ones to go for, then take a look around and choose the best ones for your budget and the space available in your back garden.