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10 Free Plans for building DIY Greenhouse

If you still have some space in your backyard, why not convert it to a greenhouse?  Creating an optimal growth environment for various types of crops doesn’t necessarily be expensive as you can make one on your own. To start, here  are some layouts that will definitely guide you.


Any garden without a greenhouse is incomplete – in fact, the real charm of a big garden lies in a simple and small greenhouse. You really do not need an expensive one, neither a really good budget to feed your desire. Rather, DIY greenhouse project is the perfect thing for you. This excerpt is all about how to build a greenhouse on your own with simpler stuff that you might get for a few dollars. To view detail plan click on each  image source.

1: Hoop style greenhouse Plan:

All you need is:

Wood for laying out the basic foundation – measurements solely depend upon the area you want to cover.

Rebar for making the hoop stand – take the open ended PVC pipes and fix them on the hoop stands. For the better grip, you can simply use screws to tight the PVC pipe and the stand.

In order to provide strength to the circular frame, insert strong PVC pipe at the top.

Cover the entire naked greenhouse with plastic sheet and attach it with the lathe. Lastly, do not forget to add the door, the basic wood frame which has plastic covering all around; and you are done. See the detail plan

hoop style green house

2: Barn greenhouse:

If you want to have a mini greenhouse, this wooden barn greenhouse plan would work best for you. Get started by working on the idea given below:

Cut the wall framing from the boards (wood) you have available – you can even purchase it for a few dollars easily.for the side paneling you can use roofing tin, it would provide strength to the house as well. You can use metal flashing to trim the corners of the panels. Also, this type of greenhouse’s entire structure is covered with corrugated roofing. For details just go through this barn greenhouse plan.

barn green house

3: Lumber Frame greenhouse:

You can make a smart 8ft in height greenhouse with a beautiful garden – all you need is a lumber frame for the foundation, big window frames for ventilation, and a door of course. You can nail the frame and fix it in the garden with stakes. Diy greenhouse

lumber green house


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