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Black and Decker The Complete Guide to DIY Greenhouses 3rd Edition: Build Your Own Greenhouses, Hoophouses, Cold Frames & Greenhouse Accessories (Black & Decker Complete Guide) (Paperback)
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.
Find all of the most up-to-date information you need to build and run your own greenhouse, all in one place!
About the Author
The Editors of Cool Springs Press have produced the highest quality DIY home improvement books for more than 30 years. In conjunction with the experts at BLACK+DECKER they have combined resources to create more than 200 home improvement titles that provide consumers and weekend DIYers with the information they need to get the job done right. Their books have set the standard for do-it-yourself publishing, featuring clear, professional photography and concise step-by-step instructions that get straight to the point. View our full catalog at quartoknows.com.
Chris Peterson is a veteran home improvement and design author. Among the many books he has written are Barndominiums, 5-Gallon Bucket Book, Building with Secondhand Stuff, Manskills, four books in the Ideas You Can Use series, and many books in Cool Springs Press’s BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide series. He has also co-authored numerous home design books with noted media celebrities. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.