Cultivation in gutters is a modern method of raising cucumbers and tomatoes. The main advantage of gutters – apart from the convenience of production and maintenance – is the absence of water pooling, which can often lead to the development of disease in plants.
The picture shows a view of a hanging gutter from below. The gutters are fitted on special hinges attached to the trellis girders. The added weight must be taken into account during construction..
In already standing greenhouses without the possibility of hanging gutters, special gutter stands can be used for the same purpose.