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10 Inspiring DIY Greenhouses: Make Your Own Garden Oasis


Building your own greenhouse can sound pretty intimidating and expensive at first, but after you take a peek at these DIY greenhouses you may be well on your way to construction. Use recycled glass windows and doors as a cost-efficient way to build the complete greenhouse structure. Follow the layout plans set out by others to make sure you’re on the right track. Your garden will be growing up to the rooftop in no time in one of these 10 Inspiring DIY Greenhouses: Make Your Own Garden Oasis…


  • Garden Retreat 1 of 10
    Garden Retreat
    Download the framework layout and get to building your garden retreat
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.
  • From the Ground Up 2 of 10
    From the Ground Up
    Learn all the basics of building your own greenhouse from how to prepare the foundation to how to build a sheltering roof.
    Find out more at Eco Friend.
  • Green All Around 3 of 10
    Green All Around
    This amateur artist built his greenhouse using mostly all recycled materials
    Check it out at Eco Friend.
  • From Windows and Doors 4 of 10
    From Windows and Doors
    That and a bit of unfinished cedar wood, is what was used to create this tiny oasis .
    Find out more at My Rubber Boots.
  • Baby Greenhouse 5 of 10
    Baby Greenhouse
    This is a perfect little size for someone that does not have the space to build an entire greenhouse.
    Find out more at Design Dreams.
  • Start Collecting Windows 6 of 10
    Start Collecting Windows
    This greenhouse was completely built from old windows.
    See how they built it at Apartment Therapy.
  • Flea Market Finds 7 of 10
    Flea Market Finds
    This little garden oasis was built from inexpensive flea market finds like $2 window frames and glass.
    Check it out at The Tin Rabbit.
  • Keep an Eye Out 8 of 10
    Keep an Eye Out
    This girl was able to repurpose old windows she found from a school to build this haven. Keep your eye out for salvageable parts.
    Find out more at Flickr.
  • Keeping Costs Low 9 of 10
    Keeping Costs Low
    Get an idea of just what is needed to build a beautiful greenhouse for a small price.
    Check it out at NWV Habitat's Blog.
  • All the Plans You Need 10 of 10
    All the Plans You Need
    Your questions will be answered and must needed advice will be given for building your garden oasis.
    Find out more at The Garden Geeks.

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