The Hobby Gardener Green 8X16 Greenhouse from Rion, one of the world's leading manufacturers of quality greenhouses, combines both classic design and function into an affordable package. It features a barn-style roof that provides plenty of working space and is sure to be a welcome addition to any garden.
The Hobby Gardener is available in a variety of sizes to fit any footprint, and can be easily extended later on as your growing capacity increases. Three roof vents with manual openers are included, and a variety of options are available.
The frame is made of a high impact resin that is UV protected to prevent fadiing. The heavy-duty frame has been tested for snow loads up to 1100 lbs. and wind speeds up to 80 mph. Strong resin connectors are used to quickly snap the frame together, and the entire unit is backed by a 7 year warranty.
The side and roof panels are insulated with 4mm twin-wall polycarbonate panels that are semi-translucent. The hinged double doors provide easy access to the greenhouse and are designed for quick installation as well.
In fact the modular design of the Hobby Gardener allows it to be assembled in as little as half a day with just ordinary household tools depending on how much help you have. All parts are pre-cut at the factory and all the hardware is sorted and clearly marked in the detailed instructon manual for your convenience.
Besides easy assembly and durability, Rion offers a variety of sizing options and accessories so that each greenhouse fits your needs perfectly. As it's a tremendous value for its size and quality, the Rion Hobby Gardener Green 8X16 Greenhouse is sure to provide your family years of use and enjoyment.
- Model: RION-HG-16
- Dimensions: 8' 6" width x 16' 8" length x 6' 10" height
- Peak height: 6' 10"
- Side wall height: 4'
- Door height: 5' 7"
- Color: Hunter green; white is also available
- Frame made of high impact UV protected resin
- Side panels are semi-translucent
- Strong push-n-fit resin connectors make frame assembly simple
- Tested to withstand wind gusts up to 80 mph and snow loads of up to 1100 lbs. (17 lbs. per sq. ft.)
- Side and roof panels made of 4mm twin-wall semi-translucent polycarbonate panels (R Value of 1.43)
- Hinged double doors with latch: 47" wide x 67" height
- 3 roof vents with manual openers
- Barn-style roof and high side walls maximize internal growing space as compared with greenhouses with sloped sides or dome shapes
- All necessary hardware is included
- All parts in the kit are designed for simple assembly in just hours
- Includes clear and fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions
- Fully expandable in 4' increments
- Elegant design to fit any yard
- Imported from Israel
- Friendly technical support from Rion is available for installation help
- Ships via UPS Ground or FedEx Ground in multiple boxes that are easy to manage
- Weight: 317 lbs.
- 7 year limited warranty
2-Tier Benches - The benches from Rion are perfect for potting and storage and provide a convenient place to display your plants. They are are slotted for drainage and are made of a strong resin that is green in color. At 36" wide x 18" deep x 36" tall, the benches are the perfect dimension for a comfortable work environment in your greenhouse.
Anchor Kit - The anchor kit for Rion greenhouses allows you to strongly secure your structure into the ground to keep it stable in rough weather conditions. The kit includes four duckbill anchors, eight U-clamps, and a driving rod. No holes or digging is required and the anchors work like a toggle bolt in the soil, giving you an inexpensive yet effective solution to anchoring your greenhouse.
Automatic Opener - The metal cylinder in the opener responds to an increase in outside temperature by automatically and gradually opening the roof vent or louver window. As the temperature cools, a spring closes the vent or window and resets the piston. Automatic openers are extremely convenient for maintaining the proper greenhouse temperature and preventing your plants from getting overheated on hot summer days. The automatic openers from Rion are designed for simple installation.
Base Kit - The heavy duty base kit for Rion greenhouses is not absolutely necessary, but it provides an easy way to ensure that your structure is absolutely square. It is made of a durable plastic with a honeycomb-like lattice that is closed and U-shaped for increased rigidity. The base also increase the height of the greenhouse by a couple of inches. In high wind areas, concrete footers or additional anchors are recommended.
Dual Doors - Adding extra doors to the rear of the greenhouse allows from easy access from both ends. this is especially popular in high traffic greenhouses like at schools, community centers, or commercial settings. Also both doors can be opened wide for maximum ventilation.
Extra Roof Vent - Proper ventilation is key to keeping your plants healthy in all climates. Extra roof vents help further circulate fresh air throughout your greenhouse. One is recommended every 4 feet for ideal ventilation. The roof vent includes a lever for adjusting the opening. Pair the roof vent with an optional automatic opener to simplify managing the temperature inside the greenhouse on hot days.
Heater - Rion offers a 1500 Watt electric greenhouse for its structures. It's an effective way to economically keep your plants at a comfortable temperature on cold winter days and nights. This heater has a ceramic heating element and is designed for safety as it features an instant-off tipping sensor and instant-off overheating protection. The control knobs with quick set thermostat allow you to quickly adjust the temperature to the one most comfortable for you and your plants.
Louver Window (2' x 3') - The elegant 2' x 3' louver windows add additional ventilation to the sides of your greenhouse. They can be paired with an optional automatic opener for hassle-free operation on hot days when opening windows and vents is important. The louver window is easy to install and replaces a single panel in the side wall of your greenhouse.
Misting System - The misting system for Rion greenhouses allows you to keep your plants cool and hydrated. It can reduce the temperature in your greenhouse by as much as 25 degrees Fahrenheight. The misting system works for greenhouses that are 12 feet long or shorter, though 4' extension kits are available. Even longer greenhouses can accommodate two misting systems. This system is design for easy installation and hooks up directly to a garden hose or an outside spigot or faucet. The kit includes 28 feet of 3/8" heavy wall, UV-resistant polyethylene tubing that works under pressures up to 125 PSI, 18 feet of 3/8" supply line and 10 feet of 3/8" misting line with six misting nozzles in five 2' lengths. The compression fittings allow for a quick, leak-proof installation without tools and are hand rotated to adjust the direction of the mist. The misting nozzles are made of durable brass and 12 mounting clamps with nails are included in the system along with 5 3/8" misting nozzle tees, one 3/8" misting nozzle elbow, and 1 3/4" FHT x 3/8" compression adapter.
Plant Hangers - Coming in packs of 10, the plant hangers easily clip to the greenhouse frame and can be used for supporting hanging baskets or climbing plants and vines.
Shade Net - The shade cloth from Rion is made with a high quality metallic knit that acts as a reflective screen. This provides proper light diffusion to your plants and reflects away excess heat on hot days. They are highly recommended for use on days when the outside temperature reaches 95° F to both protect your plants and to help extend the lifespand of your greenhouse. Each kit includes the necessary rope and hooks to secure the net. The 14' 2" x 16' 9" shade cloth is recommended for the Rion Hobby Gardener 8X16 Greenhouse.
Solar Light - The Gama Sonic Crown greenhouse solar light is the easy and eco-friendly way to work in your greenhouse in the pre-dawn or evening hours. The kit is simple to install and provides up to 4 hours of bright light with six long-lasting LED lamps after charging the Ni-Mh batteries (600mAh charging capacity) with the Mono Crystal solar panel. No additional wiring is needed, onlt a 0.6 inch wide hole is needed. This system is designed to be water-resistant and durable in all kinds of weather with a re-sealing rubber gasket. The lamp is five inches in diamater and can be installed at any angle with the included wall mounting frame. A built-in night light allows you to easily find the switch, and 2 AA batteries are included.