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Greenhouse temperature control for modern market gardeners

Updated: Oct 5, 2023

For some farmers, it’s hard to see greenhouse automation as a solution for anyone other than commercial growers. They might not have the cash flow right away, which limits their access to technology that can be a true game-changer for their operations.


But what if I told you that automation doesn’t have to be pricey, or complicated to manage?


Or that you could have the perfect entry-level solution for greenhouse automation for USD 35/month? Would you be surprised?



This greenhouse temperature control service gives you a range of features to optimize your greenhouse temperature, ensuring optimal growth conditions for your plants. With its user-friendly design and comprehensive capabilities, the Greenhouse Starter Kit is the ideal choice for market gardeners and greenhouse owners.


Now, let's dive into the world of greenhouse temperature control and explore the myriad of advantages that this Greenhouse Starter Kit brings to your fingertips!



Features included in the Greenhouse Starter Kit

This greenhouse temperature control service is designed to simplify and enhance the management of your greenhouse temperature. With this, you can effortlessly monitor and adjust the temperature from anywhere, whether you’re doing deliveries, at the farmers’ market, or even away on vacation! Not only that, but you can save up to 10 hours per week of work!


At the heart of the Greenhouse Starter Kit lies a comprehensive hardware and software solution that saves you time while reducing the stress that comes with managing your greenhouse climate for optimal plant growth.



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Wireless temperature sensor

Hardware

The hardware part of the Greenhouse Starter Kit includes:

  • A central controller;

  • A wireless temperature sensor;

  • Two opening sides.





“But Sarah, what if I don’t have a motor for the side roll-ups in my greenhouse?”

No worries! I have a solution for you — the Auto Roll-up bundle, developed in collaboration with the greenhouse manufacturer and dealer of agricultural and greenhouse-growing supplies, CT Greenhouse.


This bundle allows you to add two motors to your Greenhouse Starter Kit at an affordable rental of USD 85/month instead of USD 35/month.


Bonus: The Auto Roll-up bundle comes with a warranty of 5 years, offering you peace of mind and ensuring long-term reliability plus hassle-free roll-up functionality!



Software

As for the software, the greenhouse temperature control service offers a range of free features like:

  • Smart Temperature Management: After setting the desired temperature range for morning, day, and night, the Greenhouse Starter Kit continuously monitors and adjusts the temperature inside your greenhouse, creating optimal conditions for plant growth. It even ensures a smooth transition during ramping.

  • Alert Notifications: Stay informed about any deviations or abnormalities in your greenhouse's temperature! The Greenhouse Starter Kit sends you effective alerts, ensuring that you can take immediate action to prevent potential crop damage.

  • Remote Control and Access: This grants you the freedom to get away from the farm without any worry! With remote control functionality, you have the power to monitor and adjust the temperature settings from anywhere when you’re on the go.

  • Proactive Greenhouse Maintenance: Skip the guesswork and shorten the learning curve! By automating temperature control, the Greenhouse Starter Kit reduces the risk of human error and promotes a proactive approach to managing your greenhouse's climate.


Flexibility and Upgradability

As an entry-level solution, the greenhouse temperature control service provides a solid foundation for greenhouse automation. As your greenhouse requirements evolve, you can easily upgrade your system by paying the price difference. This ensures that your automation solution grows with you, accommodating your changing needs and preferences.


PSSST! If you add the automation of your heater and/or ventilation system, you’ll get 50% off!


Proactive Maintenance and Support

One of the standout advantages of the Greenhouse Starter Kit is its proactive maintenance and customer support. In the event of any deviations from the set parameters, the temperature controller sends you instant alerts, enabling you to take swift action to rectify the situation. With this proactive approach, you can address potential issues before they escalate, safeguarding your plants and maximizing your yields.


On top of that, not only will you have access to proactive maintenance, but you’ll also have access to the proactive help of the dedicated customer support team. The support team is here to assist you every step of the way, providing guidance, troubleshooting assistance, and ensuring a seamless experience throughout your automation journey.


Oh, and I left the best for the end: if something breaks while you’re using the greenhouse temperature control service, you get a replacement on the house! And yes, forever.


How to set it up

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Automated opening sides at Jardins Bio Campanipol

Automate you roll-ups

Start by installing the central controller and temperature sensor to connect them to your opening sides. Although the installation is easy enough so that you can do it yourself in about an hour, you can also ask for help from a certified installer.





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Configure your settings and alarms on the Orisha app

Settings and alarms

After the installation of your Greenhouse Starter Kit, you’ll need to configure your temperature settings and alarms in the app. This shouldn’t take more than a few minutes. Once those are set up, you won’t have to worry about going back and forth to your greenhouse to regulate the temperature and open the sides. No more back-and-forth means less interruption, which could save you up to 10h per week, as we said earlier!




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Picture taken at farm La Gauloise

Final step: relax!

Now that everything is set up, there’s no more need to wake up at the crack of dawn and run in your pajamas to open the roll-ups. So relax and sleep in! You’ll get alerted if your crops need you.


You already have enough on your shoulders, so keep your energy for what’s important and leave the worry to us!



 

In the ever-evolving world of agriculture, embracing automation is the key for every market gardener to attain efficiency and stay ahead of the curve. The greenhouse temperature control service elevates your greenhouse management by providing smart temperature control, remote accessibility, proactive maintenance, and exceptional customer support.


You can try it for just USD 35 per month and stop anytime, giving you flexibility without making an upfront capital investment, OR you can purchase the Greenhouse Starter Kit for USD 1800.


Be future-proof: invest in the Greenhouse Starter Kit today and witness firsthand the transformative power of greenhouse automation!


Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need more information on this service.


Ben Hartman, Farm, Market Gardener, Market Gardening, Lean, Lean farming, Greenhouse Starter Kit, Greenhouse temperature control, Greenhouse climate control
Ben Hartman from Clay Bottom Farm



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