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Growing Advice & Tips

Get the foundations right for your Greenhouse

9th Jul 2020

In order to get the best results from your greenhouse, it is important to have a solid, leveled and squared foundation. With a secure and stable foundation, your greenhouse will have smoothly sliding doors, easy to open windows and a strong anchoring system, which is especially important in high wind zones. It also increases the lifespan of your greenhouse. Our unique and custom made greenhouse bases are undoubtedly the stro...
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Our Story

12th Jun 2020

After a long career in a service-based role, John Herrick was ready for a change of pace. With an engineering background and an entrepreneurial mindset, John set out to find an industry where he could inject some innovation, and he found his inspiration in the most unexpected place.While travelling around Europe, playing with the idea of selling rubbish bins, John settled down in Germany in anticipation of the beer fest. He visited a mate’s place...
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In the Media

12th Jun 2020

Winter Gardenz And Good George Brewing Build The Future Of Post COVID-19 Dining New Zealand business Winter Gardenz has pulled off the impossible by constructing glasshouse dining structures overnight for The Good George Brewery in Wynyard Quarter, Auckland. Greenhouses helping to solve Level 2 challenges as food venues reopen By Brooke Hunter Miann's Chocolate Factory in Morningside, as well as Good George's North Wha...
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A list of our most Frequently Asked Questions

11th May 2020

What are Winter Gardenz greenhouses like in the wind?Very good. In fact, we'd go so far as to say they are the strongest greenhouses you will find in New Zealand. The are designed to withstand a constant wind speed of 120km/hr for up to 3-hours, and will survive gusts in excess of 150km/hr provided that are closed up (vents and doors shut and secured) and are sufficiently fixed to the ground. We recommend using our foundation mounting kits for an...
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Controlling Pests and Diseases in the Greenhouse

11th May 2020

Good plant health, through good nutrition and environmental control, is the first line of defense against both pests and diseases in the greenhouse. But even in the best circumstances, some pests may bother your plants. Aphids, mites, and whiteflies are the most common serious insect problems. Use mechanical controls such as vacuuming, squashing, and washing at the first sign of trouble. Yellow sticky traps are effective against whiteflies....
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