Greenhouse heating question
I am looking to use a GH primarily for seed germination and transplant maintenance until they can go into the ground outside of the GH.
I plan to seed into plug trays that will sit on raised benches, and then move those plugs into 4" pots until the plant is transplanted.
I also plan on bringing in some plants in the fall (e.g. hot peppers) and pruning them to allow them to go dormant over the winter, then reviving them in early spring.
My question is, if I am heating the soil to, for example, 75F using radiant tubing under the seed beds (or dormant peppers), will there be enough excess heat to keep the plant tops warm (e.g. 60F when outdoor temp is, say, 10F), or, will I have to have some additional form of heating to warm ambient air. I am only concerned with air temps that are within 2' of the soil.
I will be using temperature probes in the soil to ensure the soil temperature is maintained where I want it.
This post was edited by sturgeonguy on Sat, Jul 19, 14 at 16:07