A lean-to greenhouse is a practical and efficient choice for gardeners who want to extend their growing season, protect plants from the elements, and enjoy the convenience of easy access to their green space.
Space Maximization: Tailored for efficient use of available garden or property space.
Energy Efficiency: Shares a wall with your home, maintaining consistent temperature and lowering energy costs.
Cost Savings: Affordable compared to stand-alone greenhouses, with potential heating and cooling savings.
Convenience: Easy access in all weather, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor gardening.
Weather Protection: Shields against strong winds and heavy snow, extending the growing season.
Aesthetic Appeal: Enhances your home’s look and may boost property value.
DIY-Friendly: Kits available for DIY enthusiasts without extensive construction skills.
Versatile Designs: Various styles, materials, and sizes to match your gardening needs and property aesthetics.
When selecting a site for your foundation, choose a flat, level surface where your greenhouse can be easily installed, stable and secure. Locate your greenhouse close to power and water, while also considering water drainage and easy access. Try to locate the greenhouse so that 6 hours of sunlight is available during winter months. For more information, please visit https://blog.bcgreenhouses.com/tips-for-placing-your-greenhouse
The rules for the permit process depends on your municipality but generally speaking, a structure less than 120 square feet that is not considered permanent does not require a permit. We are able to provide engineered shop drawings to secure the required permits, if necessary. For more information, please visit https://info.bcgreenhouses.com/en-ca/greenhousepermit
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