Do I need a greenhouse in a cold climate?

A greenhouse is an important addition to any garden in a cold climate. The greenhouse allows you to extend the short season and protect sensitive plants. In addition, you can grow plants that would not otherwise thrive in our latitudes.

The climate changes we have experienced in recent years make the growing season unpredictable. We can no longer take for granted old thumbs of rules as to when to sow and what to sow when.

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Help – my Rhubarb is flowering

It is perfectly normal for the plant to produce flowers, and under certain conditions, it just does. Some varieties are more prone to producing flowers; this is often the older, heirloom varieties. If the plant is stressed for some reason, either a too warm or a too cold start to the year, or experiences pest damage, it is also more prone to producing flowers.

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