Marijuana Greenhouse Channel

Mon
11
Nov

More commercial cannabis growers are choosing greenhouses: What are the options?

For growers interested in entering or transitioning to cannabis production, one of the first decisions to make is where it will be grown. Options include outdoor, indoor facilities, and a mix of the two, greenhouses.

Greenhouses are growing in popularity among cannabis growers. In fact, many cultivators are switching to greenhouses since they are usually a more efficient means of production. Greenhouses combine the control and protection offered by an indoor facility with the cost-saving, natural light of growing outdoors.

Fri
25
Oct

Cannabis producer Hexo shutting down facilities amid deep staff cuts

Cannabis producer Hexo Corp. will shut down several facilities it operates near Niagara Falls, Ontario, as a result of 200 layoffs it announced Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter.

Fri
09
Nov

4 key differences between a commercial cannabis greenhouse and an ornamental greenhouse

When the legal industry began to emerge, indoor cannabis grow facilities were considered ideal for optimal growing because of the ability to control the environment entirely.

However, the industry is seeing a steady decline in cannabis prices so it’s becoming increasingly expensive to operate an indoor grow facility. As such, more and more growers are turning to greenhouse structures for their cannabis grow operation. Greenhouses were initially seen to pose a number of challenges for cannabis growers, but as marijuana greenhouse design and technology has advanced, growers are quickly learning that they can get a lot more bang for their buck by growing cannabis in a greenhouse instead of in a warehouse.

Wed
22
Aug

A timeline of Canadian cannabis legalization

Justin Trudeau recently announced that recreational cannabis will finally be legal across Canada as of October 17th. This is a very exciting time for Canada as advocates and businesses around the world are watching. With just over three months to go until the official legalization date, we’ve created a timeline of cannabis legalization in Canada: 

Thu
28
Jun

CannTrust celebrates new Perpetual Harvest Cannabis Greenhouse Facility built by GGS

Industry leading licensed cannabis producer and GGS client, CannTrust Holdings Inc. held the official grand opening for their Perpetual Harvest Facility earlier in the week. The goal of the facility is to have a harvest every day and their team is working quickly to make that happen.

The facility is located in the Niagara Region, Ontario, and currently sits at 450,000 square feet of cultivation space and outputs roughly 50,000 kilograms annually of dried product.

GGS has already begun helping with construction on an additional 600,000 square feet of cannabis greenhouse growing space at the same facility. The additional space will double CannTrust’s annual output to an excess of 100,000 kilograms.

Thu
14
Jun

Commercial cannabis growers are seeing the advantages of converting to marijuana greenhouses

Leigh Coulter, president of GGS Structures, recently met with BNN Bloomberg at CannTrust’s Vaughan facility for a look at the inner workings of a commercial cannabis growing facility and to discuss what’s involved in being a top supplier for the legal marijuana industry.

Leigh also touched on why so many marijuana growers are moving toward cannabis greenhouse facilities to lower operation costs.

Watch the whole interview here:

Thu
14
Jun

Designing a Greenhouse for Medical Cannabis Cultivation

As the cannabis industry continues to rapidly grow, cultivators are seeing the benefits of designing the ideal greenhouse facility to produce top quality and high yield crops.

There are many considerations to be made and there is no “one size fits all” solution.

Thu
14
Jun

Leaders in the cannabis industry celebrate International Women's Day

Women have always played an important role in horticulture as business leaders, breeders, growers, marketers, researchers and owners of commercial businesses. As the industry continues to evolve, more and more women are being recruited into the workforce and into leadership roles.

As a top manufacturer of commercial greenhouse facilities, structures and equipment, GGS is proud to use the talents and fresh perspectives of our female employees.

GGS is 75% women owned, and 50% of our senior management are women.

Thu
14
Jun

6 ways to outgrow your competitors in the medical cannabis industry

Competition in the cannabis industry throughout recreationally legalized States is becoming tougher. Many believe that the growth of the industry is being hindered by policies that won’t allow for an increase in the number of cannabis retailers despite the need. Though the prices have dropped, the demand for the product is still extremely high, meaning that improving both efficiency and productivity in your marijuana greenhouse is more important now than ever.

Thu
14
Jun

Can 3D printed device change stigma of marijuana?

An Israeli start-up may have invented the device that will change people's perception of cannabis to "a medicine, not a substance

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