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I understand that greenhouses are an option, this question is more towards being able to grow plants that normally prefer colder climates without having to spend loads of money on climate control. I am in central Florida. This question isn’t specific to any particular plant, but is aimed at growing plants that you can’t grow normally or via traditional greenhouse.

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Growing plants in different climate zones can be a challenge. For people in warm climates. The first thing you need to do is make a plan. And research the climate your plant grows in likes. At our greenhouse, we use an aquarium and pump ice water through a trough that allows the plants we are growing to have the correct root temperatures.

  • I see, so to build on this I essentially have to create alternative methods of climate control for the plants ideal environment? – Ashtin Blanchard Mar 29 '18 at 4:55
  • yes, unfortunately, plants are very fickle and you might need to build something to cater to their needs – David Wisniewski Mar 29 '18 at 5:00
  • that works for me, I was just stuck thinking of traditional climate control methods such as air conditioning which can be extremely expensive, but I would actually be able to use ice and such easily enough for it to be cost effective. Thank you for opening my mind to new ways of thinking about it! – Ashtin Blanchard Mar 29 '18 at 5:01
  • Think of simpler methods for venus fly traps you want to avoid placing your plant directly in the refrigerator, which is often fatal, instead know that the venus fly trap can also be put into hibernation with the changing of the light cycles – David Wisniewski Mar 29 '18 at 5:07
  • I see, so don’t over do it – Ashtin Blanchard Mar 29 '18 at 5:29

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