7 Tiny Desktop Greenhouse

Greenhouses come in all shapes and sizes, from tiny indoor greenhouses made from plastic sheeting to large industrial greenhouses that span thousands of square feet. Not everyone wants a full-size greenhouse, though, so in this project you’ll build a smaller-scale model that can sit on your desk (Figure 7-1).

FIGURE 7-1: The Tiny Desktop Greenhouse

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In a traditional greenhouse, the panes of transparent glass or plastic allow light energy in to heat up the interior of the greenhouse, and the greenhouse is sealed to trap that warm air inside, resulting in an overall increase in temperature. The danger, of course, is that ...

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