Living walipini greenhouse

Published on August 29th, 2013 | by Important Media Cross-Post


The $300 DIY Greenhouse: How to Build Your Own Walipini

While it may not feel like it – it definitely doesn’t here – Winter garden season is upon us… and pretty soon you may be thinking about ways to extend the growing season as it starts to cool off. A greenhouse is the go-to solution for most folks, but that means shelling out some bucks… right?

Well, maybe not as much as you might think. With a little ingenuity, elbow grease, and ability to follow some simple directions, you can build your own greenhouse for around $300. Don’t believe it? Check out this post from our friends over at sister site Insteading:

DIY How-to: Build a $300 in-Ground Greenhouse (w/ plans) (via Insteading)

Farmers have been trying to extend the growing season of their crops for hundreds of years. So far, the greenhouse has been the dominant technology, since it doesn’t usually require electricity to operate. The problem with setting up an off-the grid…

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