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Max Min Thermometers

Below is our wide max min thermometer range, an ideal garden thermometer with both digital and analogue models available, analogue models and higher end wireless digital max min thermometers.

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Why would you use a max min thermometer?

A very popular choice with gardeners, who often use a this type of garden thermometer in the greenhouse in order to monitor the temperatures throughout the day and night checking minimum temperatures during the colder months when frost can be a major problem and also to monitor the maximum temperature during the daytime. Many plants need a temperature of about 80 degrees Fahrenheit which is approx. 27 degrees C to grow properly. Having the temperature too hot in your greenhouse can make your plants wilt and eventually die. The temperature of a greenhouse should be monitored daily and in order to achieve this place a good quality min max thermometer in the greenhouse ideally at the same level of the plant.


The different types of max min thermometers are described below:

Analogue max min thermometer - Increasing environmental and health concerns have encouraged the development of a range of unique mercury free min max thermometers which have replaced the traditional mercury types, the standard design for over two hundred years. These garden thermometers use a patented blue coloured liquid to replace the mercury but retain the ease of operation of the mercury instruments.

Digital max min thermometer - A popular garden thermometer where many models provide a current temperature reading and also the maximum and minimum readings. These models have a simple resetting button and come complete with batteries included.

Wireless max min thermometer -  Another popular choice with gardening experts which can also be used as an indoor outdoor thermometer. The base unit of these models can be placed inside your home and the sensor inside your greenhouse enabling you to check the temperature from the comfort of your own home.


Garden Thermometer Uses

If you don’t own a garden thermometer, you may feel you don’t need one for some reason. Or you don’t have one because you don’t know the value a garden thermometer can bring to your toolbox.

Gardeners often use max min thermometers in the greenhouse, in the garden or allotment to check minimum temperatures during the colder months when frost can be a major problem and also to monitor the maximum temperature during the daytime

For keen gardeners and professional horticulturalists we provide a large garden thermometer range of including soil thermometers and propagator thermometers for the gardening enthusiast.