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DIY Greenhouse for Approx. $50

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Growing Tomatoes in the Pacific Northwest can be a challenge, so I made this greenhouse to protect my plants from the rainy weather. Using a few simple materials from the hardware store this simple structure was done in about an hour.
  • diy greenhouse for approx 50, gardening, Small greenhouse approx 4 1 2 H x 3 W x 8 L
The green house is approx. 4 1/2'H x 3' W x 8' L. It's perfect for early spring and fall crops for protecting from frost.
  • diy greenhouse for approx 50, gardening, Simple base frame with wood boards and corners braces
Simple base, just a square made out of 2x4's
Tomatoes in grow bags, to get the Full details on how to put this green house in less than an hour, follow the link below!

To see more: http://www.sowanddipity.com/polytunnel-tutorial/

Got a question about this project?

  • Walter Reeves
    Walter Reeves Decatur, GA

    Terrific idea...a great project!

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I New York, NY

    Love this project, Shelley. Welcome to Hometalk!

  • Jan M
    Jan M Toledo, OR

    Awesome idea. Where do you live in the PNW? I am in Toledo, Oregon and I have tried growing tomatoes so many times with no success. I am going to try this.

  • KMS Woodworks
    KMS Woodworks Nederland, CO

    At 8500 feet in the rockies this is a problem too. years ago I set up a similar system using PVC conduit. My dual raised beds sit about 8 feet wide and I used short sections of rebar and slipped the pvc pipe over those to secure the "hoops" at the

  • Jesse Moore
    Jesse Moore Salem, OR

    I dunno, plastic isn't going to make it through a storm. I like the project, but recommend using a tougher covering.

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