[Market-farming] winter damage to greenhouses?
Wiener, Benjamin L CPT NG NG FORSCOM
benjamin.l.wiener at us.army.mil
Fri Oct 30 11:52:44 EDT 2009
For peace of mind you could take the plastic off and use it as a tarp "under" the frame to still protect the stored equipment. snow won't collapse the frame, stuff stays drier than if left out. cheaper than renting storage. just an option.
----- Original Message -----
From: Erin Bullock <erin.dandelion at gmail.com>
Date: Friday, October 30, 2009 17:20
Subject: [Market-farming] winter damage to greenhouses?
To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
> I have a 28'x48' gothic-roofed greenhouse in the Rochester, NY
> and this is its first winter. I am planning on going away for a
> months, and I remember some horror stories about greenhouse
> etc. -- do you all recommend taking the plastic off (it's pretty
> & needs to be replaced anyway) so there's no possibility of
> under snow load? I do have quite a bit stored in the greenhouse
> currently (I have no barn)... so I was wondering, if the gothic
> did indeed shed snow pretty well, I might as well leave up the
> & keep some tools, bins, etc. inside. Any thoughts or experiences
> share? Thanks!
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