Expert Advice for Greenhouse Growing

Build a greenhouse in your backyard, and you’ll be amazed at its many uses.



greenhouse
A greenhouse can be small enough to fit in a corner of your garden, or large enough for a market gardener, as shown here.
JASON HOUSTON
worm bins
Inside the author’s backyard greenhouse: The wooden pathway covers the worm bins, and there are chicken pens by the door.
HARVEY USSERY
brace
Brace your greenhouse to protect it from heavy snow. Ussery uses 2-by-4s as braces — the arrow points to a hole drilled into the board that the bolt slides into.
HARVEY USSERY
hot box
This “hot box” protects plants that need warmer temperatures to thrive.  
HARVEY USSERY
harvest worms
Ussery harvests worms from his greenhouse worm bins to feed to the chickens.  
HARVEY USSERY
housing
A greenhouse can be great winter housing for poultry or pigs. 
GEORGE DEVAULT
salad
Plant salad greens in the fall, then harvest them fresh all winter.
DAVID CAVAGNARO











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