Lean-to greenhouses are a low-cost solution if you have a wall available in the right, sunny location. Here we built on the side of a south-facing patio, with the growing space at waist-height for … [Read more...]
Greenhouses * Polytunnels * Cold Frames
Do you dream about having a greenhouse? Me too! But that doesn't mean you can't grow things in the cooler months. Polytunnels and cold frames work just as well. And, hopefully, one day we each get the bigger greenhouse for propagating, seed starting, and protected growing.
Imagine how many more vegetables you could grow if you just had a few more weeks of warm weather! Season extenders are the key to not only getting a jump start on the spring garden and but also for … [Read more...]
You can make a little greenhouse from old windows but you may need to use the trick here to ensure it is strong. I designed a simple inner frame to support the entire structure. I also have a … [Read more...]
This simple, dome greenhouse is easy-to-make and an expensive way to extend the growing season in your garden both in spring and fall. For more ideas, also see DIY Greenhouses and Cold Frames and … [Read more...]