What is the difference between a greenhouse and a nursery?

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ARE there any difference as to the places where they are found? The conditions? Temperature etc. Please let us know. Thank you.
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Question on greenhouses.
« Reply #1 on: 11/08/2010 15:51:54 »
What are the conditions in greenhouses that help to facilitate the growth of plants? Please provide explanations. Thanks!
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What is the difference between a greenhouse and a nursery?
« Reply #2 on: 11/08/2010 16:58:05 »
A greenhouse is a structure whrein you grow plants. A nursery is place wherein you grow plants. Nurseries may contain greenhouses. the reverse is not true.
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What is the difference between a greenhouse and a nursery?
« Reply #3 on: 25/08/2010 13:25:37 »
Mainly a difference in use. A nursery is used for growing new plants from seeds, cuttings, divided root stock etc. It does not need to be under cover.

A greenhouse can be used as a nursery or as protection from unsuitably cold, dry or wet conditions for any plant.
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What is the difference between a greenhouse and a nursery?
« Reply #4 on: 26/09/2010 08:08:35 »
Nursery -> highly controlled conditions to protect young plantlets and prevent exposure from harsh conditions. e.g. high humidity, warm temperatures, low light intensities.

green house -> regulated conditions to prevent fluctuations in external environments and also optimum conditions for growth and photosynthesis. e.g. controlled temperatures, controlled humidity, higher CO2 content.

plantlets can't survive in a green house as the conditions are still too harsh for their survival