Solexx Greenhouse Kits: Models, Sizes, Particulars

5 Great Models

Solexx has 5 different kinds of greenhouse kits:

  • Early Bloomer – A great starter greenhouse – or for getting your starts started! The open floor plan is ideal for overwintering taller plants, too.
  • Gardener’s Oasis – The most popular model, the Oasis optimizes the space with U-configured shelving.
  • Conservatory – For the serious gardener, commercial grower, or group, the Conservatory is the largest model.
  • Harvester – Have a space up against a fence or a wall? The Harvester is for you!
  • Garden Master – Extra headroom in the Garden Master accommodates taller plants.

Solexx greenhouses are a game-changer! Let us help you get started!

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Advantages

  • Highest insulation value of any greenhouse material on the market
  • Diffused light eliminates hot spots, leaf burn, shadows – more even light distribution
  • Accelerates plant growth up to 25%
  • Maximized growing space – and extensions can also be added if you outgrow your space!
  • Wide aisles are big enough for carts, wheelchairs
  • Sturdy! Built-in bench frames hold 500 lbs each; full length hanging rods hold 200 lbs each
  • Strong composite frame withstands heavy snow loads, hail, and hurricane-force winds
  • Portable! Pick it up and move it if you need to! Set it right on top of an existing garden area!
  • 10-year limited UV warranty. Will not fade, yellow, or crack over time.

Standard Kit vs. Deluxe Kit

Standard Kit:

  • 3.5 mm Solexx (5-mm material can also be ordered)
  • a heavy-duty composite frame
  • integrated bench frames hold 500 lbs!
  • hanging rods hold 200 lbs each!
  • a strong, lockable door
  • a built-in base that requires no foundation
  • a 24″W x 12″L manual louver for ventilation
  • Strong anodized steel steel fittings and pre-cut, color-coded frame pieces are easy to assemble; tighten down the eye bolts
  • the Solexx 10-year limited warranty.

Deluxe Kit:

In addition to the Standard Kit features, the Deluxe kit includes:

  • tie-down accessories (quantity varies with size)
  • a 24″W x 12″L solar-powered adjustable louver (an upgrade from the manual louver)
  • base vents (quantity varies with size of greenhouse)
  • wire bench shelves that fit into the built-in bench frames.
Early Bloomer Solexx Greenhouse - outside view
A great starter greenhouse – whether starting out or starting seedlings!
Early Bloomer Solexx greenhouse - inside view
Floorspace without shelving is great for taller plants or wintering over. Hanging rods provide additional grow space.

Early Bloomer

Functional. Affordable. Just right for starting out.

Extend seasons on both ends. Get an early start on your seedlings. Winter plants over in the protected space.

Constructed with 3.5-mm Solexx XP twin-wall panels

Note: The Early Bloomer does not come with built-in shelving. Create your own or set plants in or on the ground. The 6-ft 3-in height gives plenty of room for tall ones.

Requires no foundation – just find a flat spot.

Lightweight and portable. Can be moved to set over selected areas.

Large 19″ x 30″ back vent.

Dimensions: 8′ x 8′ x 6’3″

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Solexx Gardener's Oasis greenhouse, exterior view
Solexx Gardener’s Oasis greenhouse, exterior view. Note the effect of the diffused light! This is a real thing! It’s like someone turned on the lights!
Interior view of shelving configuration in the Solexx Gardener's Oasis greenhouse
Interior view of shelving configuration in the Solexx Gardener’s Oasis greenhouse. Notice solar-powered louver on the center back wall. If you look closely, you can also see 2 base vents.

Gardener’s Oasis

The Oasis is quite possibly the most popular model. The freestanding arched design takes full advantage of the 8-ft height while also providing 2 side shelves on each side and also along the back for a U configuration of planting space.

Dimensions: 8′ wide x 8′ tall x 8′, 12′, 16′, or 24′ long options.

Basic Construction: Heavy duty composite framing – rust, corrosion and mildew free. Made with 3.5-mm Solexx XP twin-wall panels; 5-mm panel upgrade is available for high altitude, heavy snow areas.

Shelving: 2 full-length, 29″ deep double-tiered bench frames (i.e., 2 shelves on each side) AND 1 full-length 24″ x 94″ double-tiered bench frame along the back of the greenhouse, thereby creating a U configuration to maximize growing space. All bench frames are built to be able to hold 500 lbs each. Wire-framed shelves are an upgrade option for the Standard kit, but are included with the Deluxe kit.

Each shelf can hold 8 standard (1020) planting trays that hold (18) 4-inch pots.

The Gardener’s Oasis also has 2 full-length, steel-reinforced hanging rods that can hold 200 lbs each.

Access: A ~76″ x 35″ lockable door provides easy access.

Ventilation: Each greenhouse kit includes the new 24″ x 12″ manual louver. The louvers are made of Solexx material so it lets diffused light in, even when fully closed, and are framed in outdoor-grade PVC. They come fully assembled.

Deluxe Kit: Includes wire-frame shelving shown in photo at left; base vents; a solar louver instead of a manual; and a tie-down kit (number of vents and tie-down anchors will vary with size).

Recommended: 4-5 tubes of caulking (not included)

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The Solexx Conservatory greenhouse - the largest of the kits
The Solexx Conservatory greenhouse – the largest of the kits. This model can feed a family and a few neighbors, too!
Inside view of shelving setup in the Solexx Conservatory greenhouse.
Inside view of shelving setup in the Solexx Conservatory greenhouse. Lots of space to grow! Note the access aisles on both sides.
Trays of seedlings in Solexx Conservatory greenhouse
Trays of seedlings in Solexx Conservatory greenhouse. This photo gives a better idea of the layout and what is possible.

Conservatory

Conservatory: The largest, most spacious kit. The Conservatory is popular with commercial growers and schools. It is big enough to grow a LOT of seedlings and at 9’6″ tall, even small trees and shrubs.

Dimensions: 16′ W x [8′, 16′, 20′ L options] x 9’6″ H.

Basic Construction: All greenhouse kits feature the heavy duty composite framing – rust, corrosion and mildew free. Standard kits are made with 3.5-mm Solexx XP twin-wall panels; 5-mm panel upgrade is available for high altitude, heavy snow areas.

Shelving: The Conservatory is set up a little different from the other models. The main focus is on the center aisle, which accommodates a 5-ft wide, double-tiered bench frame that runs the full interior length and is accessible from both sides. Single-tiered, 29″-deep shelves run along each of the outer side walls. As in the other models, all bench frames are built to be able to hold 500 lbs each. Wire-framed shelves come with the Deluxe kit but can be purchased separately for the Standard model. The Conservatory also has 4 steel-reinforced hanging rods for up to 200 lbs of hanging planters on each.

Access: Another differing feature: the Conservatory has two ~76″ x 35″ lockable doors in front to provides easy access. Four doors are included in the larger models. Aisles are 3-ft wide.

Ventilation: Each greenhouse kit includes two 24″ x 12″ manual louvers. Solar-powered louvers, base vents, automated intake units, exhaust fans, and other ventilation equipment can be purchased separately.

Deluxe Kit: Includes wire-frame shelving shown in photos at left; base vents; solar louvers instead of manual units; and tie-down anchors (number of vents and tie-down anchors will vary with size).

Recommended: 5-6 tubes of caulking (not included)

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Solexx Harvester greenhouse - outside view
The Solexx Harvester has a flat wall on one side to go up against another structure.
Shelving configuration in the Solexx Harvester greenhouse
Shelving configuration in the Solexx Harvester greenhouse. Note the 2 shelves on the wall side; 1 shelf on the curved side.
Inside of Solexx Harvester greenhouse
Inside of Solexx Harvester greenhouse. The gardener with plants gives spatial perspective.

Harvester

Have an 8-ft space in front of a wall or fence? The Harvester model is for you!

The Harvester is designed with one flat side to go up against a wall. It comes in 8-, 12-, 16-, and 24-ft lengths.

Shelving: The back wall has 2 full-length bench shelves built in to the framework for extra strength. The front, sloping side has one full-length shelf, which allows extra space for tall or vining plants. Shelves are 29″ deep. The Harvester also has 2 full-length, steel-reinforced hanging rods. Great for trellising tomatoes or hanging pots.

Basic Construction: Heavy duty composite framing – rust, corrosion and mildew free. Made with 3.5-mm Solexx XP twin-wall panels; 5-mm panel upgrade is available for high altitude, heavy snow areas.

Access: A 6 1/2′ x 35″ paneled door provides easy access, can be installed on either end, and can be locked

Ventilation: Standard 24″ x 12″ manual louver.

Deluxe Kit: Includes wire-frame shelving shown in photo at left; base vents, a solar-powered louver instead of a manual; and tie-down kit. Number of base vents and tie-down anchors will vary with size of unit.

Dimensions: 8′ wide x [8′, 12′, 16′, or 24′-long] x 8′ high

Recommended: 4-5 tubes of caulking (not included in base price)

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Outside view of the Solexx Garden Master greenhouse
Outside view of the Solexx Garden Master greenhouse.
Inside view of the Solexx Garden Master greenhouse.
Inside view of the Solexx Garden Master greenhouse. Note solar louver on back wall.
Solexx Garden Master greenhouse, inside full of pots
You can fit a lot of pots in the Garden Master! Note the exhaust fan on the back wall, which can take the place of a louver-type vent.

Garden Master

The Garden Master has the traditional gable-frame roof of a small house. It takes full advantage of high side walls. Lots of room here for trellising tomatoes, cucumbers, and the like.

Dimensions: 8′ wide x 8’9″ tall x 8′, 12′, 16′, or 24′ long options. Side walls are 6’6″ tall. (The gable peaks at 8’9″.)

Basic Construction: Heavy duty composite framing – rust, corrosion and mildew free. Made with 3.5-mm Solexx XP twin-wall panels; 5-mm panel upgrade is available for high altitude, heavy snow areas.

Shelving: The side walls are lined with 4 bench frames (2 on each side), capable of holding 500 lbs each. Shelves are 29″ deep. Wire-framed shelves are an upgrade option for the Standard kit, but are included with the Deluxe kit. The Garden Master also has 2 full-length, steel-reinforced hanging rods, which can hold 200 lbs each.

Access: A ~76″ x 35″ paneled door provides easy access, can be installed on either end, and can be locked

Deluxe Kit: Includes wire-frame shelving shown in photo at left; base vents; a solar louver instead of a manual; tie-down kit (number of vents and anchors varies with size).

Recommended: 6-7 tubes of caulking (not included)

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Prices

2022 Prices on Solexx Greenhouse Kits

Standard Kit #Deluxe Kit #DescriptionStandard Kit CostDeluxe Kit Cost
EARLY BLOOMER
G-108N/AEarly Bloomer 8'x8'x6'3" (3.5mm)$1919-
G-108SPN/AEarly Bloomer 8'x8'x6'3" (5mm)$2291-
GARDENER'S OASIS
G-208G-208-DGardener's Oasis 8'x8'x8' (3.5mm)$3024$3731
G-208SPG-208SP-DGardener's Oasis 8'x8'x8' (5mm)$3401$4108
G-212G-212-DGardener's Oasis 8'x12'x8' (3.5mm)$3972$4993
G-212SPG-212SP-DGardener's Oasis 8'x12'x8' (5mm)$4416$5437
G-216G-216-DGardener's Oasis 8'x16'x8' (3.5mm)$4772$6023
G-216SPG-216SP-DGardener's Oasis 8'x16'x8' (5mm)$5374$6626
G-224G-224-DGardener's Oasis 8'x24'x8' (3.5mm)$6684$8508
G-224SPG-224SP-DGardener's Oasis 8'x24'x8' (5mm)$7339$9163
CONSERVATORY
G-308G-308-DConservatory 16'x8'x9'6" (3.5mm)$5789$6846
G-308SPG-308SP-DConservatory 16'x8'x9'6" (5mm)$6275$7332
G-316G-316-DConservatory 16'x16'x9'6" (3.5mm)$9497$11,289
G-316SPG-316SP-DConservatory 16'x16'x9'6" (5mm)$10,533$12,325
G-320G-320-DConservatory 16'x20'x9'6" (3.5mm)$10,844$12,818
G-320SPG-320SP-DConservatory 16'x20'x9'6" (5mm)$12,013$13,987
HARVESTER
G-408G-408-DHarvester 8'x8'x8' (3.5mm)$3175$3772
G-408SPG-408SP-DHarvester 8'x8'x8' (5mm)$3416$4013
G-412G-412-DHarvester 8'x12'x8' (3.5mm)$4123$4925
G-412SPG-412SP-DHarvester 8'x12'x8' (5mm)$4545$5347
G-416G-416-DHarvester 8'x16'x8' (3.5mm)$5004$6035
G-416SPG-416SP-DHarvester 8'x16'x8' (5mm)$5551$6582
G-424G-424-DHarvester 8'x24'x8' (3.5mm)$6962$8426
G-424SPG-424SP-DHarvester 8'x24'x8' (5mm)$7486$8950
GARDEN MASTER
G-508G-508-DGarden Master 8'x8'x8'9" (3.5mm)$3374$4081
G-508SPG-508SP-DGarden Master 8'x8'x8'9" (5mm)$3703$4410
G-512G-512-DGarden Master 8'x12'x8'9" (3.5mm)$4459$5480
G-512SPG-512SP-DGarden Master 8'x12'x8'9" (5mm)$4915$5936
G-516G-516-DGarden Master 8'x16'x8'9" (3.5mm)$5413$6664
G-516SPG-516SP-DGarden Master 8'x16'x8'9" (5mm)$5902$7153
G-524G-524-DGarden Master 8'x24'x8'9" (3.5mm)$7708$9532
G-524SPG-524SP-DGarden Master 8'x24'x8'9" (5mm)$8422$10,246
These prices are as of January 1, 2022, and are subject to change. Questions? Feel free to call me at (360) 477-2786 or write at blythe @ Barbolian . com. You may also use the Contact Form in the link below. Be sure to ask if there are any specials not advertised here! Thanks!

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