HOOP HOUSE CONSTRUCTION Construction of a hoophouse or mini greenhouse for your raised bed garden. Building these will give you an earlier start to vegetable gardening and also allow you to extend your growing season later into fall. You’ll get vegetables to your table quicker and enjoy them longer. The materials you will need to build a 4×8 hoophouse are rather simple and cheap to buy.
An interesting seed starter idea... start growing plants from seed, using these self-watering planters. For this project you’ll need 2 liter bottles, potting soil, seeds, thick string or yarn (either cotton or poly seems to work), a Phillips screwdriver, hammer, and a sharp blade to cut the bottle.
This site is essentially the lazy man's guide to gardening. It gives you a Free Garden Plan: Beginner Garden in a Day with a chart on exactly what to plant and where. There is no thinking or deciding, it is a step by step guide on how to plant a garden with complimentary plants.
Greenhouses made from plastic bottles : 2-Liter Soda Bottles have several great uses! If you cut the bottom off, you can use them to cover seedlings like mini greenhouses. They also protect them from frost, wind, and strong rain.