Does a Greenhouse need full sun in the UK?

When building a Greenhouse in the UK, generally it should receive around six hours of sunlight a day. Sunny spots in gardens or patios are therefore the best location. This is especially important during winter when the UK has fewer daylight hours.


However, depending on what you plan to grow in your Greenhouse, a partial shade spot may also be suitable. Shade-loving plants or areas with higher altitudes will cope without as much sunlight.


A well-lit location will ensure that your plants benefit from optimum growing conditions, as the UK Greenhouse will be adequately heated.

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