Types of Greenhouses in Kenya

Types of Greenhouses in Kenya fall into various categorical types according to several factors taken into Considerations before building the greenhouse. Aqua Hub Kenya groups greenhouses according to the following factors:

  • Materials used to construct
  • Crops to be grown
  • Greenhouse Design

Types of Greenhouses in Kenya Classification according to materials used to construct

Wooden Greenhouses in Kenya
Greenhouse typeDescriptionHow to build
Metallic / Steel Bar Greenhouses These are greenhouses made of metallic structures. Steel bars are used in edges since they are strong.Hard galvanized steel bars and profiles are erected and attached together, then covered with polythene paper. Insect nets are placed on the side walls for ventilation.
Wooden Framed GreenhousesThey are made of wooden materials attached together using nails. The ventilation is also made using insect nets.Wooden poles are erected, and bars placed on the roof and nailed together. The greenhouse polythene cover is then reinforced on the structure and attached with nails.

Types of Greenhouses in Kenya classification according to the design ( Construction)

Types of Greenhouses in Kenya
Greenhouse TypeDescriptionHow to build
Vented typeThey have Ventilation in the roof to allow aeration.Metal bars are erected on the ground and attached with profiles using screws. Extra Ventilation placed on the roof.
Tunnel TypeVented greenhouses attached together to form a continuous roof. Ventilation is placed on the sides only.Metal bars are erected on the ground and attached with profiles using screws. Ventilation made on the sides.
Types of Greenhouses in Kenya

Areas suitable for Various types of Greenhouses

  • Metallic greenhouses – normally built on areas with strong winds and adverse climatic conditions such as heavy rainfall and humidity.
  • Wooden greenhouses – can be suitable for areas with stable winds, good drainage, and minimum rainfall. It is less recommended as it has high maintenance costs, but it can be a good start to greenhouse farming as it is a cheap alternative.
  • Vented greenhouses – They are suitable for areas with extremely hot temperatures.
  • Tunnel greenhouses -They are suitable for cold and humid areas.

Where to buy Greenhouse in Kenya

You can get greenhouses construction materials and construction services from Aqua Hub Kenya at affordable prices. We have vast knowledge in construction of all types and designs of greenhouses.
Call 0790719020 or email info@aquahubkenya.co.ke.

Greenhouse Prices in Kenya

Type of Greenhouse Size in Square metersCost in (KES.
8 metres x 15 metres KES. 165,000
Wooden Greenhouse8 metres x 24 metres KES. 180,000
8 metres x 30 metres KES. 240,000
16 metres x 30 metres ( with Gutter)KES. 360,000
8 metres x 15 metres KES. 200,000
Metallic Greenhouse8 metres x 24 metres KES. 270,000
8 metres x 30 metres KES. 340,000
16 metres x 30 metres ( with Gutter)KES. 650,000

Call : 0790719020 to place your orders

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