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www.pondplantgirl.com/coldframe.htm Here is how you can build your own home greenshouse for under $25. The main pic is a larger version of the 5x5 G...
1/2" PVC Pipe 4 sections, Total Cost about $8.00 1/2" Corner Elbow Connectors 4 with 3 ports 1/2" Adapters 4, Connectors + Adapter...
Assemble the pipe on a dry surface in a well ventilated area, such as a patio or driveway, and cut 2 of the 10' sections of PVC pipe in half, making a...
Swipe the inside of the elbow pieces and the ends of the PVC pipe with the purple primer. Do not swipe the inside of the threaded elbows. After the ...
After the cement will dries within a few minutes, carefully bend the 10' section of pipe and attached to the other unthreaded end of the 5' section of...
Lay down the cold frame end on the plastic sheeting and cut out the end piece to attach. Be sure to leave at least 6 inches overlap. Allow for corne...
Attach the plastic sheeting to the frame with zip ties starting with the straight edge. Be sure to tuck plastic around the pipe. Slice small holes t...
Screw in threaded adapters to threaded elbow end. Attach the remaining 5 foot sections of pipe to the adapters to complete the frame. If you want a ...
Cover frame with remaining plastic sheeting and cut to size. Attach sheeting to frame ends with zip ties from top of frame to half way down. This wi...
A small cold frame greenhouse can be assembled in 1-2 hours. Cover your garden or pond to keep plants warm on cold winter days and nights!
My next Instructable will be about how to build a snow country greenhouse and how to efficiently heat it with either solar or wind power. This pictur...
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Posted:Nov 20, 2008
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