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Essence 8 x 12 Hobby Greenhouse Kit

The new Essence Greenhouse feature 96 square feet of growing space and is loaded with features. This hobby greenhouse boasts two vent windows for improved ventilation and a ramp style threshold to accommodate wheelbarrows or wheelchairs. All this at a low cost.

Our Price: $1,449.00
Kit Includes: (1) Essence Hobby Greenhouse, Heavy duty galvanized steel base kit, Spike tie downs, Aluminum Frame, Installation Manual
Stock #POL-HG5812

Size: 8.5 ft W x 12 ft L x 7'7" H
Frame: Heavy Duty Aluminum
Glazing:4mm UV stabilized twin-wall polycarbonate panels

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NEW Essence Hobby Greenhouse Kit. Aside from 96 square feet of growing space, the new Essence Greenhouse is loaded with features. This structure boasts two vent windows for improved ventilation and a ramp style threshold to accommodate wheelbarrows or wheelchairs. Additionally, 
high-clearance, double doors allow for easy access. The reinforced roof and virtually unbreakable polycarbonate panels make the Essence one tough greenhouse. Light weight panels slide into the sturdy rust resistant frame for easy assembly. Definitely the most greenhouse for your dollar!


  • Two door system - High clearance double doors
  • Easy sliding panel system takes about a day for setup and minimal tools are needed
  • Ramp style threshold for easy wheelbarrow access
  • Two Vent windows for improved ventilation
  • 4mm UV stabilized twin-wall polycarbonate panels provide excellent heat retention and diffused, even light that your plants 
    will love.
  • Heavy-duty aluminum frame withstands both the elements and moist greenhouse conditions
  • Galvanized steel base kit  with spike hold-downs included - not so on most other greenhouse models
  • Side Wall Height 4'-0"
  • Height at peak is 7' 7" for plenty of head room 
  • Frame spacing 2'.0"
  • Safe. No dangerous glass to break
  • Great for growing in all climates


Shelving Options:


Shelving System - HG2001
The new galvanized, two-level shelving system is perfectly sized to fit inside our hobby greenhouses to help you create a well organized growing space.


Heavy Duty Shelf Kit - HG1019
All new 24½" x 16½" heavy duty shelf kit offers more workspace and holds up to 90 lbs of plants, watering cans, soils and other greenhouse necessities. Easily adjusts to move anywhere in your hobby greenhouse. Mount multiple shelves side by side to create even more workspace.


For more than 25 years now, Poly-Tex has grown and changed along with the green industry while still holding true to our roots. The business, started by husband and wife team Terry & Colleen Crombie, is still run by their sons from our manufacturing facility in Minnesota. Although we were originally known for the Garden Mart™, over the years we’ve expanded our line of products to include displays, commercial growing and retail greenhouses, shade structures and accessories. We pride ourselves in listening to our customers’ needs and finding solutions to their most pressing problems.

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