Green houses are a great way to extend your vegetable growing season in a cold climate. Building your own can help you save a lot of money as well as allowing you to customise the size to suit your needs.
This greenhouse is built for starting seedlings, technically known as a propagation house. But what is great about it is that it’s made from PVC and wood, which are materials that are cheap and easy to find.
Even though it’s made from simple and inexpensive materials, it has the ability to grow wide range of produce, even during season not ideal for growing crops.
Want to grow your own produce and extend your growing season? Why not build a DIY hoop-house!
- 2 x 6’ Pressure Treated Lumber – foundation
- 2” x 4” Pressure Treated Lumber
- 24” long 2” PVC
- 23’ long 1-1/4” PVC Bows
- 5” Carriage Bolts
- 4” Carriage Bolts
- Metal Strapping
- Duct Tape
- Six-mil Poly Plastic
- Batten Strapping
- Sledge Hammer
- Electric Drill (with Graduated Drill Bit)
- Channel Locks
- Hole Saw
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Thanks to Fiddle Head Farmers for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here…
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