How to Build a GeoDome Greenhouse?
By northernhomestead on August 12, 2013
When it comes to gardening in colder climates, a greenhouse is almost a must have. It extends the growing season and gives the plants a lot more heat. With a greenhouse, we can actually pick ripe tomatoes here and grow some plants that we would not be able to without one. A greenhouse can also be a great place to hang out on those cool spring days and summer nights.
When we started to look out for one to build, our expectations were very high. In a northern garden we have to deal with frost, nasty winds and hail, and also loads of snow in the winter. Our days in spring and fall don’t have much direct sunlight so we need to catch every sunbeam we can. Plus, we live in town and the greenhouse in our small back yard needed to be somehow catchy.
In our research we came across the GeoDome greenhouse:
Very unique, lightweight structure
Stable in wind and under snow
Optimal light absorption
Has the most growing ground space
A unique hang-out place
An eye catcher
The GeoDome greenhouse seemed to be just what we were looking for. Since there is no foundation and this structure can be portable or temporary, we did not need any permits and would be able to take it with us if we would move. So it’s all good! But …
How to build a GeoDome greenhouse?
What materials to use? What plan to go by? What tools needed? How to do the cutting? How to assemble the GeoDome? How to cover the GeoDome?
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