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Building a Greenhouse or Cold Frame out of a Dog Kennel

By Natalie
July 1, 2013

When we got our Lab pup, Bailey, we decided to buy an outside dog kennel so that she wouldn't get into all of my plants. The idea was that we would leave her in there if we needed to run an errand, instead of letting her have free run of the yard. By the time she was 1 1/2 years old, however, she had only spent an entire 1/2 hour in it. So, it was a wasted $250. Or so I thought! I really wanted a greenhouse, and the kennel made the perfect frame for it!

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Name: Eric Walton

Jul 12, 2013 7:56 AM CST
Here in the south I would use shade cloth but it is on my list to build one of these. Maybe 2 or 3! Hurray! I agree
Name: Natalie
North Central Idaho (Zone 7a)
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Aug 4, 2013 11:08 PM CST
Welcome! Eric! I sure hope you'll post some pictures if you build 1... or 2 or 3! I want at least 10 of them now that I have room for more!

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