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3 Beautiful Greenhouses You Can Build for Under $300

If you’ve ever dreamed of building your own greenhouse, then have we got exciting news for you! It’s cheaper and more affordable than ever to build your own greenhouse, and with these 3 great DIY projects, you too can build your own greenhouse for under $300. Get ready for the freshest produce a little money can grow! 

1. The Window Frame Greenhouse

This easy-to-build greenhouse has become massively popular in the last few years, and thanks to its diminutive frame, its perfect for those with limited access to yard space. Supplies are salvaged, so this is also one of the cheapest greenhouse options. There’s also thousands of DIY guides out there that cover this particular greenhouse project, though I recommend this one to get you inspired and get you started.

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2. The Polyhoop House

This greenhouse is a simple one and can be put up in just one weekend. Supplies include lumber, polyurethane and “cattle panels”, but all of those are relatively easy to secure from your local home improvement or hardware store.  For a great beginner’s guide to building this house, check out this greenhouse from Adam Fyall.

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3. The Lean-To

This one is a bit more involved, but it benefits from the beauty of passive heating, which will allow you to grow a number of additional fruits and veggies year-round. Thanks to Alex Campbell, you can now even find a great guide that will walk you through the process of building your own lean-to greenhouse for less than the price of a family ticket to Disney World.

(Image Credit: Alex Campbell, Google Images)

And there you have it! 3 greenhouses that you can build for under $300. Now, everyone can experience the benefits of a green and healthy life with these quick and affordable alternatives. 

Have other great greenhouse ideas? Let me know in the comments below!

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