The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses Updated 3rd Edition

Build Your Own Greenhouses, Hoophouses, Cold Frames & Greenhouse Accessories


A start-to-finish book on building greenhouses for the home gardener, this is the most complete book on DIY greenhouses you’ll find anywhere. Featuring full-colour step-by-step photos and comprehensive how-to instructions, the book features full plans for structures that are designed to extend the gardening season.

From ornate, Victorian-style greenhouses to basic cold frames and simpler kits, you’re sure to find a project that meets your needs and fits your space. The projects include:

  • DIY Gabled Greenhouse
  • PVC Hoophouse
  • Sun Porch Kit
  • Shed-Style Greenhouse
  • Old-Window Greenhouse
  • Low-Maintenance Sunroom
  • Companion projects, including a Cold Frame Box, Raised Planting Bed, Potting Bench, and Trellis Planter
  • And more!

Also included is an updated look at new materials and products, along with tips for siting and orienting, which 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.


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    275 x 210mm
  • Publisher
    Cool Springs Press
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