UC Davis undergraduate, 4th year
Major: Landscape Architecture
A greenhouse is made out mainly of glass, wood, or metal. During the day, sunlight enters the greenhouse that heats the inside of the greenhouse. At night, the heat is trapped by the glass walls and absorbed by plants and objects, hence why a greenhouse can be used even in colder climates! In other words, light energy is converted to heat energy! It is great to grow plants here because it protects them from extreme cold. Think of a stove and its baker, a greenhouse allows humidity and warmth for the gardener’s plants to grow. A fun fact is that tender plants, such as tomatoes, aubergines, and cucumbers grow really well in greenhouses. We are excited to see this greenhouse in action and grow some plants!
Green Care Blog
Here you can find blog posts from each Green Care Lab intern. We'll be talking about our research process, the benefits of Green Care therapy, and sharing pictures of our work. Follow along with us!