Comparing Backyard Greenhouses: Why Gardeners Choose Planta

Choosing the right greenhouse is a crucial step for any gardening enthusiast. It’s about finding a reliable sanctuary for your plants that will nurture and protect them through every season.

But with so many options, how do you know which greenhouse is the right choice for your garden?

Let’s explore what to keep in mind when buying a greenhouse, see how different models stack up, and discover what makes Planta the go-to choice for gardeners.

Let’s dive in.

What Should You Consider When Comparing Greenhouses?

A greenhouse is an investment in your gardening passion, so considering the following aspects is essential to finding the perfect fit:

  • Frame Material: Durability starts with a strong frame.
  • Panel Quality: Insulation and light diffusion are vital for plant health.
  • Wind Resistance: Can it stand up to Mother Nature?
  • Snow Load: How much weight can it hold when the snow falls?
  • Expandability: Room to grow is always a plus.
  • Size Options: Flexibility is vital for gardens of all shapes and sizes.
  • Warranty: Long-term guarantees mean long-term confidence.
  • Customer Support: Quick, helpful support can be a game-changer.
  • Price: Investing in quality shouldn't break the bank.

The Competitive Landscape: How Other Brands Measure Up

We've done the legwork, comparing Planta Greenhouses with other popular options our customers consider. Here’s a straightforward, no-fuss comparison to see how they all measure up:






(Riga III)

Growing Spaces

(Growing Domes)


(Mont Basic)

Frame Material

Galvanized Steel






6mm double-walled polycarbonate

4mm double-walled polycarbonate

8mm Twin-Wall Side Panels

10mm Front/Rear Panels

8mm twin-wall or 16mm multi-wall polycarbonate glazing panels

8mm twin-wall polycarbonate

Wind Resistance





65 MPH

Snow Load

6 feet (75 psf)

15 in



24lbs/sq. ft


Beyond 100ft

Up to 70ft



Yes (unspecified amount)


5 sizes

2 sizes

2 sizes

6 sizes

5 sizes


10 years

10 years

10 years panels / 15 years frame

5 years

10 years

Assembly Support

Manuals, YouTube videos, Bilt Installation App





Starting Price






While these greenhouses all have their own unique designs and benefits, Planta has consistently emerged as the clear front-runner for countless customers who have spent months comparing options.

So Why Do Customers Choose Planta?

When faced with multiple greenhouse options, our customers found their way to Planta. What was it that set Planta apart in their eyes? Here's what they've shared with us:

1. Impressive Snow Load

Countless gardeners choose Planta Greenhouses for their protection against heavy snowfall. They’ve done their homework, comparing Planta to other brands, and consistently found our snow load capacity to be at the top.


2. Cost-Effectiveness

Planta strikes the perfect balance between quality and affordability. Our gardeners love that they don’t have to spend a fortune to get a top-tier greenhouse. Plus, our flexible financing options make it even easier to start growing with Planta.

3. High Wind Resistance

Many gardeners tell us they've opted for Planta Greenhouses because of their exceptional wind resistance. Although they're officially rated for 65mph, our customers report that their greenhouses have successfully braved much harsher conditions. This robust construction gives gardeners extra peace of mind.


4. Unmatched Support

At Planta, we pride ourselves on providing extensive support. From responsive customer service to a rich library of educational materials, our customers know that we're with them every step of the way.

5. A Thriving Gardening Community

Countless customers have expressed that browsing through the stories of other Planta greenhouse owners on our website played a crucial role in their decision to choose us. These testimonials not only inspire but also showcase the variety and adaptability of Planta Greenhouses in creating enhanced gardening experiences.


6. Extended Warranty

Our 10-year warranty is often highlighted by customers as a key benefit. It's more than just protection—it's peace of mind, ensuring that your investment in a Planta greenhouse is secure for years to come.

7. Versatility and Adaptability

The versatility of Planta Greenhouses is a big hit among our customers. They love being able to personalize their spaces with extensions, add-ons, and a range of other accessories to suit their unique gardening needs.


A Clear Winner for Your Garden

When the garden gloves come off, and it's time to decide, Planta Greenhouses clearly stand out as the favorite among home gardeners. 

Our backyard greenhouses excel in every important category: durability, design, and support—providing everything a passionate gardener could want or need for a flourishing garden.

Ready to see how Planta stacks up? Check out our customer stories, dive into our library of gardening guides, or choose the perfect Planta Greenhouse for your garden today.

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