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How and why you should build a greenhouse

Building your own greenhouse and growing your own food is easier than you might think.

There are a number of benefits to growing your own food at home – it saves money, it’s organic, and fresh homegrown produce tastes much better than its store-bought counterpart.

Growing your food in a greenhouse makes sense because it extends your growing season and gives you more control over things like the temperature and humidity. You can also finely control the amount of water your plants receive using a watering can, sprinkler system or even a soaker hose.

Check out the infographic below from fix.com to find out which plants grow best in a greenhouse, along with tips on how to build one.

Click on the image to view the full-size version.

greenhouse infographic

2 comments on “How and why you should build a greenhouse”

  1. DJ says:

    As a greenhouse fanatic, I love this. Great stuff!

  2. jean says:

    thanks for sharing. I was wondering what plants to grow in my greenhouse and now i know!

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