THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO DIY GREENHOUSES, UPDATED 2ND EDITION
Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press
The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses contains building plans, information, and tips to help you build and run your own greenhouse from the ground up.
Laser-focused on building greenhouses for the home gardener, it's the most complete title on DIY greenhouses you'll find anywhere. The book includes full-color step-by-step photos and comprehensive how-to instructions, and features full plans for structures designed to extend the gardening season. From ornate, Victorian-style greenhouses to basic cold frames, you're sure to find a project that meets your needs and fits your space. In this new edition, you'll find several new plans to expand the range of options, including a geodesic-dome greenhouse, a custom greenhouse with a fieldstone foundation, more kit greenhouses, and even a super-efficient greenhouse built completely from upcycled building materials!
The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses gives an updated look at new materials and products, along with tips for siting and orienting, that will help you make good design choices. Complete sections on heaters, ventilation and watering systems show you how to set up and operate your greenhouse for maximum benefit. Building a greenhouse, even a relatively complex "stick-built" style, is a surprisingly easy DIY project that will delight any gardener in your family.