Best Greenhouse Prices

Grekkon Limited has the best greenhouse prices in Kenya. Successful greenhouse farmers in Kenya grow both none food and food crops in our metallic greenhouses. Our greenhouse costs provided below are determined by unit design; custom versus standard designed units. The cost of greenhouse polythene, steel bars, netting, screws, and profiles are our greenhouse construction materials. With labor addition, all now constitute your final greenhouse cost. How profitable your greenhouse farming venture in Kenya will be is a factor of market price, productivity, and crop type.

 

 

Best Greenhouse Prices: Greenhouse Investment In Kenya FAQs

1.What is greenhouse farming?

It is the growing of crops under a shelter covered by a transparent glass or translucent UV-treated polythene. This environment protects the crop from the vulgarities of weather, pests and diseases. It eases crop husbandry.

2. What is the most profitable crop to grow in a greenhouse?

Roses for export are the most lucrative crop to grow in a greenhouse in Kenya

3. Is greenhouse farming profitable in Kenya?

Greenhouse farming consists of self-pollinating crops such as greenhouse indeterminate tomato, peppers, and cucumbers, and also insect-pollinated crops like strawberries. These are high-value crops that require intense attention and protection from pestilences such as; hail, drought, pest, disease, storms, and cold. They are moderately profitable.
We design none food metallic greenhouses for flowers such as; roses, carnations, and chrysanthemums, and herbs such as geraniums, mint, basil, rosemary, and lemongrass. These crops are highly profitable and are grown by successful greenhouse farmers in Kenya.

4. How do you build a greenhouse?

Our greenhouse materials consist of
i. Galvanised metallic greenhouse structure made to withstand strong winds and storms. Every structure is tailored to the farmer’s specific needs according to crop type or climatic zone.
ii. We pay keen attention to the light requirement of each crop when choosing what polythene type to use. A farmer growing red roses will have it under a yellow polythene cover, while a farmer growing bicolor, multi-color flowers, herbs, or vegetable fruit crops will have clear polythene over the crop.
Greenhouse farming in cool highland zones will have a tunnel-type greenhouse constructed because it conserves heat, while those in the warm lowlands will have a vented type greenhouse that allows better cooling.
Our sizes range are small, medium and large

5. How much does a greenhouse cost/How much does it cost to set-up a greenhouse in Kenya?

Best greenhouse prices for galvanised metallic greenhouse tunnel type structures with a 1,000L tank, and full irrigation system. Consideration is made for a grower’s greenhouse budget. Note that it does not include the internal steel crops support structure. This price includes all greenhouse materials in Kenya.

A. Small
15 by 8m. Kes 175,000. 500 – 600 tomato plants
24 by 8m. Kes 255,000. 750 – 800 tomato plants
30m by 8m. Kes 325,000. 1,000 – 1,200 tomato plants
40m by 8m. Kes 480,000. 1,300 – 1,500 tomato plants


B. Medium
24m by 16m. Kes 500,000. 1,500- 1,600 tomato plants
30m by 16m. Kes 560,000. 2,000 – 2,400 tomato plants
40m by 16m. Kes 890,000. 2,600 – 3,000 tomato plants

C. Large
From 800M square. Kes 850 per meter square. We customise our price according to size, and your greenhouse budget.

6.How thick does the plastic need to be for a greenhouse?

It will be 200 to 220 microns. Our greenhouse polythene price in Kenya is Kes 80/MSQ

7. What is the best covering for a greenhouse?

UV treated polythene is the best for greenhouses in tropical locations. Our UV treatment is guaranteed for 3 years

8. Are greenhouse tomatoes better than outdoor tomatoes?

Greenhouse tomatoes have less pesticide applied on them because the crop is protected. Greenhouse tomato farming prevents high pests and diseases outbreak. These tomatoes have a lower shelf life than outdoor tomatoes.

9. How well can a small scale farmer run a greenhouse?

Grekkon Limited has developed manuals to assist small-scale farmers to achieve high yields in their greenhouses.

Best Greenhouse Prices; summary

For your greenhouse investment in Kenya, we provide a kit that consists of;

  • Seedling trays
  • Coco peat
  • Fertiliser (planting and topdressing)
  • Pesticides; insecticides (long and short PHI), and fungicides (preventive and curative)
  • Personal protective equipment
  • goggles
  • gas mask
  • overalls
  • gloves
  • gumboots)
  • A 20-liter knapsack sprayer

This secures your greenhouse budget. Our technical team is at hand to guide growers on the best steel greenhouses based on; crop type, location, and budget.

 

Crop Yield

How to get high yields in your greenhouse farming activity in Kenya

  1. Soil test

    Conduct a soil test to determine the right fertiliser regime. A soil test will be done in a soil testing laboratory after soil samples are collected from the site.

  2. Increasing yields

    Before making your beds, trench to 2 feet and add manure mixed with soil and ash then do your bed over this trench. This will feed your indeterminate crop for many months.

  3. Water usage

    Drip irrigation is the method of watering your greenhouses. Tomato farming, strawberry farming, pepper farming, herbs farming, cucumber farming, and for every crop in the greenhouse.

  4. Crops to grow

    Indeterminate vegetable crops like; tomato, cucumber, strawberries herbs, and peppers.

  5. Pests and diseases

    Greenhouses reduce the incidence of pests and diseases because the crop is under a protective greenhouse cover.

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Comments (9)

  • i would want to install one in my farm soonesst possible

    tabitha
    Reply
    • Sure Tabitha, as soon as you’re ready we’re glad to venture with you together!

      Reply
  • Contact me i need to start Roses farming asap

    Charles Ngetich
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  • are they metallic or wooden? What is the difference in price?

    liz
    Reply
    • Dear Liz,

      Hello and thank you for your enquiry. We construct metallic greenhouses and the prices given here are for these galvanised steel structures. What size do you want to be constructed and where?

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • Hi, Do you have a workable payment plan is one wants to install a 40m by 8m. Kes 480,000. 1,300 – 1,500 tomato plants and what margin of profit can one get with 1500 tomatoes

    Victoria Lamon Omeno
    Reply
    • Dear Victoria,

      Good afternoon and thank you for your enquiry. Yes we tailor payment plans by client and we’ll advice how much you’ll earn from your GH.

      Where and when do you intend to set up this GH/

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply
  • I want a 30m by 8m green house so can you
    please send for me the invoice as soon as possible

    Kassim
    Reply
    • Dear Kassim,

      Thank you for your inquiry. Will you transport the material from our store or do you want us to deliver it? If the latter, give us the precise location of the greenhouse so that we include the logistical cost. Share with us too your phone contact.

      Best regards,

      Customer Service

      Reply

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