Gardening can be a challenge with pests and sudden changes of weather. To amend these gardening problems we look to a greenhouse to help protect our plants. How do we do that without making a great, big hole on our pockets? This DIY homemade greenhouse is easy and inexpensive, anyone can do it, even a dainty, girly mom like you.
When we say greenhouse, we think of this expensive structure with glass sides and roofings that cost almost like another house to make. While there are a lot of benefits of a greenhouse, you don’t have to spend a lot of money as well, to enjoy its benefits. Amazingly, you can make a homemade greenhouse that’s simple, you may already have most of the materials to build it with. And you can enjoy making your own homemade greenhouse for more than a fraction of the price of a real greenhouse.
Build Your Own Homemade Greenhouse With These 5 Easy Steps
No Sweat DIY Homemade Greenhouse For Your Plants To Feel At Home In
Find out how you can build your own DIY homemade greenhouse that’s inexpensive, easy, and fun to make. Here’s how.
Materials Needed For Your Homemade Greenhouse:
- Shade Cloth
- 4 Corner Brackets
- 4 Planks
- 8 Iron Bars
- 4 Hula hoops
- Cable Ties
- Hose pipe
- Your choice of potted plants
- 2 Pieces of Conduit
- Hand Gardening Tools
- Hack Saw
- Cordless drill/driver
Here’s How To Build Your Homemade Greenhouse:
Step 1. Build A Raised Bed Garden
First, make a raised bed or a plant box from the planks. Assemble the planks to form a box then drill holes in the corners for your brackets and screws to connect the planks. Drive the iron bars as stakes in the ground with a mallet on all corners of the box.
Step 2. Transfer Your Potted Plant
Fill your raised bed garden with soil or compost then transfer your choice of plants in the plant bed carefully.
Step 3. Build The Greenhouse Frame
Detach your hula hoops from its connector piece and insert either end to the iron bars to make your frame.
Step 4. Attach The Shadecloth
Now, cut out semi-circles measured to fit the sides of the hula hoop frame, then close it using the cable ties. Lay one piece of conduit across the hula hoops above the frame. Then, cut another piece of the shade cloth for the roof and lay it over the frame.
Step 5. Apply Some Finishing Touches
Next, cut out little pieces of the hose pipe to about 6 inches long and slice them down the middle. Using as clamps, close the sides of the greenhouse with the cut hose pipe. Lastly, using the other piece of conduit, lay it across the bottom of the shade cloth, roll, then tie with the cable ties to make the rolling sides.
Viola! Homemade Greenhouse Easy As 1, 2, 3
Now, there you have it. A nice little greenhouse for your garden.
Watch the step by step instructions here in this video from SuzelleDIY:
Who says you’ll spend big bucks in gardening? This easy DIY homemade greenhouse will definitely save you time, energy, and money. It’s easy, you can do it in just a few hours, and it needs a few materials, you won’t be spending much.
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Originally posted on August 1, 2016 @ 10:11 PM