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Recycling water bottles
The heat from the sun will warm the water in the bottles. Heat will be captured in the plastic sheet and accumulate in the greenhouse.

Posted by PeachBee from Arizona City, Arizona, United States • Published See PeachBee's 3 projects »
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  • How to make a greenhouse. Water Bottle Greenhouse - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take some water bottles and fill them with water. The number of bottles will depend on the size of the greenhouse.

  • How to make a greenhouse. Water Bottle Greenhouse - Step 2
    Step 2

    Situate the bottle in the manner you want to design your greenhouse. Use the configuration to measure the amount of plastic material. I bought this from Walmart about a year ago for about $8.

  • How to make a greenhouse. Water Bottle Greenhouse - Step 3
    Step 3

    Tape the plastic and bottles together. I only had duct tape, so I used just enough to keep the two materials attached. Clear packing tape is better since it will not block any sunlight.

  • How to make a greenhouse. Water Bottle Greenhouse - Step 4
    Step 4

    Since I had some extra material at the top I used that to make an overlapping roof instead of the roof I originally planned to construct.

  • How to make a greenhouse. Water Bottle Greenhouse - Step 5
    Step 5

    Overlap the excess plastic material for the covering.

  • How to make a greenhouse. Water Bottle Greenhouse - Step 6
    Step 6

    Insert your plant and place in sunny area.

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