THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO DIY GREENHOUSES, 3RD EDITION
Author: Editors of Cool Springs Press, Chris Peterson
Design, build, and equip your very own greenhouse with the building plans and photo-illustrated step-by-step instructions in BLACK+DECKER The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses 3rd Edition.
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-color 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. Building a greenhouse, even a relatively complex "stick-built" style, is a surprisingly easy DIY project and one that is sure to delight any gardener in your family.