Slide Show: Build a Greenhouse

Building a greenhouse

Kyle from BC Greenhouse Builders arrives with our greenhouse framework and glass panels.

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A south-facing site is selected and measured out.

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The site is excavated enough to allow for a cement foundation.

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Sand is delivered!

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The sand is tamped down and leveled within the foundation frame.

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A trench allows water and power to be directed to the greenhouse from the house.

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Reinforcing mesh is placed on top of the sand foundation. Note floor drain in the centre of the greenhouse floor.

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Everything is ready to go now for the delivery of the cement!

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The cement arrives!

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Here we go…

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The cement is spread out to fill the entire foundation and leveled.

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Cement is smoothed to perfection.

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Cedar boards are bolted into the cement to give the greenhouse additional height.

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Finally, the walls go up!

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Glass panels are added.

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Wire shelving is added for seedling trays.

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And our greenhouse is ready to go!