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Rion Grand Gardener 2 Clear 8X12 Greenhouse
[MPN: HG7212C]

List Price: $2899.00
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7 year limited warrantyThe Grand Gardener 2 Clear 8X12 Greenhouse from Rion, one of the world's leading manufacturers of quality greenhouses, is newly updated and 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 frame is made of a high impact resin that is UV-protected to prevent fading. The frame has been tested for snow loads up to 10.89 lbs. per sq. ft. and wind speeds up to 55 mph. Strong resin connectors are used to quickly snap the frame together, and the entire unit is backed by a 7 year warranty.

shipping included for the contiguous United StatesThe roof panels consist of strong 4mm twin-wall semi-translucent polycarbonate panels. The side panels are as clear as glass and are made of a 1mm single-wall polycarbonate that allows 92% light transmittance and is virtually shatter proof. 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 Grand 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.

Rion Greenhouses logoRion greenhouses have been very popular with Greenhouse Nation customers as there are a variety of sizing options and accessories so that each structure fits your needs perfectly. A tremendous value for its size and quality, the Rion Grand Gardener 2 Clear 8X12 Greenhouse is sure to provide your family many years of use and enjoyment.

Rion Grand Gardener 2 Clear 8x12 GreenhouseRion Grand Gardener 2 Clear Greenhouse


  • Model: HG7212C
  • Dimensions: 8' 5" width x 12' 5" length x 8' 2" height
  • Peak interior height: 8' 0"
  • Sidewall height: 5' 2"
  • Door height: 6' 7"
  • Growing area: 104 sq. ft.
  • Color: green
  • Frame made of high impact UV-protected resin
  • Strong Pin & Lock connectors make frame assembly simple
  • Tested to withstand wind gusts up to 55 mph and snow loads of up to 10.89 lbs. per sq. ft.
  • Roof panels made of 4mm twin-wall semi-translucent polycarbonate panels (R Value of 1.43)
  • Side walls are made of clear-as-glass and virtually shatter proof 1mm single-wall polycarbonate panels with 92% light transmittance
  • Hinged double doors with latch: 45" wide x 79" height
  • Includes 2 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 without any special tools
  • Includes clear and fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions
  • Elegant design to fit any yard
  • Perfect for growing in all climates
  • Note: Please be sure to check your local building code for any required permits and issues pertaining to zoning, setbacks, or restrictive covenants
  • Note: Some images may not be completely to scale or show building with optional contents or accessories such as windows or shelving
  • Engineered and manufactured in Israel by Palram, the world's top manufacturer of polycarbonate panels
  • Distributed exclusively by Poly-Tex from their Castle Rock, MN warehouse
  • Friendly technical support from Poly-Tex is available for any installation help
  • Greenhouse Nation is an authorized dealer of all Poly-Tex and Palram products
  • Poly-Tex, Palram, and Greenhouse Nation stand by its structures and work to make sure customers are completely satisfied
  • Ships within 3-4 days in multiple boxes that are easy to manage
  • Weight: 297 lbs.
  • 7 year limited warranty

Rion Greenhouse Features

Rion greenhouse inside top lockInside Top Lock - A top bolt lock is included for the inside of this Rion greenhouse.

Rion greenhouse bottom lockBottom Lock - This Rion greenhouse has a bolt lock on the bottom of the door.

Rion greenhouse door handle holderDoor Handle Holder - A built-in holder conveniently allows you to open the door of your greenhouse and secure it on windy days.

Rion greenhouse aluminum door hingeAluminum Door Hinges - The door hinges of this Rion greenhouse are made of aluminum for added strength and durability.

Rion greenhouse roof ventIncluded Roof Vent - This Rion greenhouse includes two roof vents to help promote interior air flow and keep your plants comfortable. These vents have been newly redesigned with aluminum frames instead of plastic for added durability and ease of assembly.

Rion greenhouse reinforcement cableReinforcement Cable - The frame of the greenhouse is further strengthened and secured with a high-strength reinforcement cable.

Rion greenhouse sealing rubber stripsSealing Rubber Strips - The greenhouse is further weatherized by sealing rubber strips that act a gasket.

Rion greenhouse extruded resin frameExtruded Resin Frame - Rion greenhouses have sturdy and durable frames made of extruded resin. This resin provides more insulation than typical aluminum greenhouses. The frames are UV-protected and the green color blends in nicely with outdoor garden settings. They assemble quickly with Rion's unique Pin & Lock System.

Rion greenhouse aluminum profilesAluminum Profiles - Rion greenhouses now have aluminum profiles built into the roof frame. This further strengthens the greenhouse and allows the polycarbonate panels to easily slide into place.

Optional Accessories

Rion greenhouse automatic roof vent openerAutomatic Roof Vent 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.

Rion greenhouse automatic roof vent opener

Rion greenhouse base kitBase 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. It is easy to assemble and no additional tools are required and it is safer than the bases of other greenhouses as there are no sharp metal edges. In high wind areas, concrete footers or additional anchors are recommended.

Rion greenhouse roof ventExtra 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 roof vent opener to simplify managing the temperature inside the greenhouse on hot days.

Rion greenhouse roof vent

Rion greenhouse plant hangers and anchoring kitPlant Hangers & Anchoring Kit - 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. They can also clip onto the bottom of the frame to be used in anchoring the greenhouse to a solid foundation for protection in high winds.

Rion greenhouse plant hangers and anchoring kit

Rion greenhouse plant hangers and anchoring kit

Rion greenhouse plant hangers and anchoring kit

Rion greenhouse side louver window with optional automatic openerSide Louver Window - The elegant 2' x 2' side louver windows add additional ventilation to the sides of your greenhouse. Each window can be paired with an optional side louver window 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 an entire upper or lower panel in the side of your greenhouse. It has a silver metal frame.

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About Palram

Palram Industries Corporate Video

Palram 50th anniversary logoEstablished in 1963 with just one manufacturing plant in Israel, Palram Industries Ltd. has expanded into a leading global manufacturer of semi-finished and finished polycarbonate along with other thermoplastic sheets and consumer products. Its catalog is now widely distributed throughout the world and is used in the hobby, construction, agricultural, glazing, fabrication, advertising, and architectural industries.

Palram headquartersToday Palram has eight state-of-the-art production facilities and warehouses located in Israel, the United States, England, Germany, China, and Russia. Each has achieved ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance accreditation, and Palram employs well over 1000 people throughout the world. Palram polycarbonate can be found in places ranging from stadium roofs, hospitals and public facilities to homeowners' backyards.

In the United States Palram has become the leading supplier of hobby greenhouse kits. Its Snap & Grow and Nature/Mythos line of affordable, high-quality aluminum greenhouses is available in a wide variety of sizes and is distributed exclusively by Poly-Tex.

Palram headquartersPalram also is the largest supplier of greenhouses with strong resin-based frames through its acquisition of Rion Greenhouses. It released a completely upgraded line of Rion products in the fall of 2014, giving an even better value to premium greenhouse customers than before. And its Feria line of patio covers is the best value on the market as they offer shade and protection from the elements for your patio in a huge variety of sizes at a very affordable price.

Palram factory floorSuperior attention to detail, technological innovation, and customer service is what has allowed Palram to grow into one of the world's largest greenhouse suppliers over the past several decades. All Palram products are backed by a solid warranty and phone support is available before and after your purchase for any questions that customers may have.

The greenhouses and patio covers have been designed for easy assembly as well as durability for various climates around the world. The company has been vetted by investors as well as it has been public since 1994, with 25% being held by German conglomerate Bayer AG. With the support of tens of thousands of satisfied customers all over the world, Palram hopes to continue its remarkable growth as an industry leader for another 50 years.

Manuals: Rion Grand Gardener Clear Greenhouse Manual [53,789 k] 
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