To get a conventional greenhouse from a greenhouse vendor in Nigeria may cost you N1 million to N5 million depending on the size and gadgets it has.
Having a greenhouse can save you the money you ought to spend on food. You can engage in daily physical exercise by working in your greenhouse daily. You can also make some money by selling your greenhouse produce.
To get a cheap greenhouse for greenhouse growing of crops, you may need to source for materials around you and build a cheap one. This article explains the cheapest way to build a greenhouse.
What is the cheapest way to build a greenhouse?
The following are some of the ways to build a cheap greenhouse:
Use Locally Available Materials
The use of locally available materials like planks, PVC pipes and used nets is one of the cheapest ways to build a greenhouse in Nigeria. PVC pipes for example are known to be used to quickly construct a cheap polytunnel.
Planks or timbers can also be used to construct a cheap greenhouse. Planks can be made into different sizes to be used for the pillars and beams of the greenhouse. This will be cheaper than buying a conventional greenhouse.
Use Repurposed Structures
Do you know that you can convert your car park, shed or other structures in your house to a greenhouse? This is an example of how to to construct a cheap greenhouse.
If you have a car park or any structure you do not use efficiently, you can easily convert it to a greenhouse. A car park can easily be converted to a greenhouse by removing the roof and putting a greenhouse polythene cover. The sides of the car park can also be easily changed to greenhouse nets so that it will be suitable for the growing of crops.
Use a Wall
A wall or a fence can also be used for a greenhouse. This will reduce the cost you need to expend on the purchase of a greenhouse kit. The wall will serve as one of the sides of the greenhouse.
Convert a Part of your House
To construct a cheap greenhouse, you can also convert part of your house to one. For example, you can convert a room in your flat or house to a greenhouse. You will need to remove the rooftop of the room and use a material suitable for a greenhouse. The material may be a greenhouse polythene cover or a greenhouse net.
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