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I know you get what you pay for, but I'm considering a cheap greenhouse to get some peppers and a few bananas through our short winter. I think 4x6 or 6x6 would be plenty of space. I would also look into a small hearti for it. Just trying to keep the bananas going enough to get them a head start in case we get a freeze (the corms survive fine outside here).

Are the cheap ones up to such a task? Probably be from December to February to get out of the freeze risk. Amazon had options around $100. Will the material retain enough heat?
 
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That works. Is it close enough to wifi or mesh into your home net?
Well, probably but I don't plan on spending that much time in it! We have a short cold season so it will get put taken down for about 9-10 months of the year.
 
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Lol..sure..

We use the google wifi mesh. I think there are 4 repeaters and the main router.

Temps, lights, programs, remote control heaters and cooling fans.
 
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I found outdoor 3 way plugs where each plug has three separate control names on the network. Bought 2. I thought to myself that this is a great way to freak out my wife with the Christmas lights..but for a greenhouse they would work great also..irrigation pump for example.

Alexa feed the plants...

ok.

thank you.

of course.
 
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I found outdoor 3 way plugs where each plug has three separate control names on the network. Bought 2. I thought to myself that this is a great way to freak out my wife with the Christmas lights..but for a greenhouse they would work great also..irrigation pump for example.

Alexa feed the plants...

ok.

thank you.

of course.
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We considered a smaller greenhouse before we decided on the 10X12 from Harbor Freight. We live 90 miles from the Gulf and have NEARLY the climate that NW Florida has.......not "needing" it for very long before planting out. After reading MANY reviews from people who bought the smaller greenhouses, we saw SOOOO many who said they wished they had went bigger. Now, 7 months later,I think that it's hard to go too big enough for a "small" gardener. Already considering putting up another one.
 
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Built my own 3 seasons ago. it's 9ft x 10 ft. Scrounged & Salvaged some of the materials.
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Total Cost around $1500., Haven't run power or water to it, but those are on my bucket list to do so. Still have things to do, but it's functional for me in NE Ohio
 
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Beautiful greenhouse. I have a small dinky plastic one purchased from Tractor Supply. I cannot afford a nice one such as yours. John, if you were to fix gutters on your greenhouse, you could collect rainwater to use for your plants to save money rather than using chlorinated hose water so much.
 
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The total square surface on my 9ft x 10ft greenhouse wouldnt produce much rain water. I collect rain water with 2 - 55 gallon barrels off mu house., but am considering going to a larger, 250 gallon collection unit.
 

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