Introduction: How to Build a Greenhouse - Step by Step Guide

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Step 1: Step 1: How to Anchor a Greenhouse to Ground

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Strong winds can lift a greenhouse. That is why it is necessary to anchor the base of a backyard greenhouse.

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Step 2: Step 2: Secure the Greenhouse Base to Anchors

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There are different options when building a greenhouse foundation. Cheapest and easy way to build a base or foundation for a greenhouse is to use treated wood beams.

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Step 3: Step 3: How to Build the Side Walls Structure

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Build greenhouse walls with wood allows customizing of its structure. Must provide to use good materials according the greenhouse covering type.

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Step 4: Step 4: How to Build Front and End Walls

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You can use recycled old windows and doors to build greenhouse front and end walls.

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Step 5: Step 5: How to Build Roof Trusses for a Greenhouse

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How to frame a greenhouse roof? For this project, 2x4 rafters, support beam and board ridge have been used for the construction.

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Step 6: Step 6: How to Install Greenhouse Plastic

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Using plastic sheet, polyethylene, or poly to enclose a garden greenhouse is the most inexpensive way.

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Step 7: Step 7: Greenhouse Base Edging Idea and Exterior Finishing Work

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Once the structure of the greenhouse is complete, you can proceed to exterior finishing.

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Step 8: Step 8: Greenhouse Interior Finishing

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One of the most interesting building steps of a garden greenhouse is undoubtedly its interior design.

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Step 9: Step 9: How to Organize a Greenhouse

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Be creative to organize your garden greenhouse according to your space and growing needs.

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Step 10: Step 10: How to Build Raised Beds in a Greenhouse

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Depending the size of your garden greenhouse, it's possible to make raised bed in a greenhouse.

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Step 11: Step 11: How to Make Greenhouse Shelving

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To organize and support plants in your greenhouse you must build shelves benches or tables.

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Step 12: Step 12: How to Build a Greenhouse Potting Work Bench With Sink

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A potting work bench with sink is not a luxury in a greenhouse.

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Comments

AndrewA175 (author)2016-12-21

Very interesting publication, I read the article with pleasure. I love to grow vegetables in the garden. This year, I get a good potato tubers in a galvanized bucket. Harvest turned out even better than I expected. Here there is a lot of information about a galvanized bucket http://apromera.com/ I think that the cultivation of vegetables in a galvanized bucket is very effective.

Quadrifoglio (author)2016-07-13

This EPIC and I voted for it.

jardinier (author)Quadrifoglio2016-08-09

Thank you my friend !

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