DIY Mini Greenhouse: Garden Frost & Raised Bed Protection

raised bed mini greenhouse DIY

1. The parts and tools you’ll need to build your raised bed greenhouse

This is the part where we walk you through the essential components required for this project, ensuring that you have a clear shopping list before you start. No more wandering around hardware stores, feeling lost amidst a sea of options.

The exact number and length of the tubes will depend on the dimensions of your own frost protection greenhouse and its size. Feel free to adjust the list as necessary!

Just remember, if you change the dimensions, you should will also have to adjust the number of pipes you buy to ensure you have enough tubes to create your project. We recommend having a few extra on hand for any unexpected changes or adjustments during assembly!

The tools you’ll need:

Before you start, make sure you have the right tools for the job. These are listed below:

Tool nameNumberLink
T handle wrenchT-HANDLEBuy now
Pipe cutter T-CUTTERBuy now

Once you’ve gathered all the parts and tools, you’re well on your way to creating your DIY mini greenhouse project. When your components arrive at your doorstep, you’ll be ready to move on to the next step of our free plan: creating the cut list.

2. The cut list for your tinktube DIY mini greenhouse creation

It’s now time to plunge into the upcoming thrilling phase: this very precise cut list to prepare your tubes.

Qty.Length (inch)Length (centimeter)
1092″233.68 cm
485 1/2″225.58 cm
449 7/16″199.55 cm
443 15/16″174.31 cm
434 5/8″105.57 cm

3. Use the plan below to build your project (the fun part)!

You know you’re ready to start building your DIY mini greenhouse when all the pipes are cut and you’ve gathered all the connectors in one place. Use the plan below to place all the right connectors with the tubes in the right places.

Pro tip: Lay out and organize your components before you start assembling and take a moment to familiarize yourself with the different types of connectors and pipes you have. This will help you visualize the whole structure and ensure you have everything you need before diving into the assembly process!

Double-check and adjust:

After completing the assembly, inspect your build. Check for any wobbling or unstable connections. Make any necessary adjustments to ensure a sturdy structure. It’s better to catch and fix any issues now than later!

Remember, this is a DIY project: feel free to make adjustments according to your specific dimensions and requirements. Building a DIY mini greenhouse should be a customizable experience, so don’t be afraid to adapt the materials and quantities to your vision.

4. Let your eco-friendly mini greenhouse do its job!

We hope that you found immense satisfaction and inspiration in this free plan. As you stand on the threshold of your completed project, we encourage you to embark on your gardening journey with boundless enthusiasm. Your DIY efforts will not only add a touch of greenery to your surroundings but also represents a tangible manifestation of your dedication to cultivating a space that reflects your passion for nature.

Psssst: if you’re feeling particularly proud of your garden bed greenhouse (as you should be!), please share it with us: we absolutely love seeing the incredible projects our community creates. Send us pictures at [email protected], and as a token of our appreciation, we’ll send you a 10% promo code for your next order. It’s a small way for us to say thank you for being a part of the tinktube family and for embracing the spirit of DIY!

Arbor made by Ian

Arbor made by Ian

Ian built an arbor for his frontyard path.

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