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Use Clear Umbrellas From The Dollar Store For A DIY Greenhouse Hack

I have to tell you a secret: I've always wanted to have a greenhouse on my property. Oh, I long for the days when I can do that.

But wait, as it turns out, there is an easier way to create a DIY greenhouse in your own backyard. And you don't need a large piece of land or expensive equipment either.

Wouldn't it be fun to have all the veggies and fruits you desire instead of shopping for them in the store?

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Not only is it cheaper but also much healthier because you can use organic soil and compost to plant your seeds.

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So it's no wonder that clever folks came up with a frugal idea to DIY a greenhouse.

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Get this: you'll never believe what they're using to do so. Do you want to know what it is? I bet you're eager to find out, huh?

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They are actually using clear umbrellas to create super-awesome, mini greenhouses.

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OMG, wow! That's absolutely amazing. Isn't it? I have to be honest I would never have thought of that. Whoever came up with this idea is totally genius. Am I right?

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So how are they doing it, you ask?

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Well, it's really simple. All you need to do is get some clear umbrellas. I bet you can find them in a dollar store or similar store. It's definitely a great and cheap alternative.

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Then, all you need to do is to remove the handles.

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Insert these umbrellas over your plant tubs, bins, or large pots. That's all, folks. It can't get any easier than that. Do you see what I mean here? It looks so fabulous.

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Some people have even done this while the weather was still cold.

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It protected their plants from freezing over and dying. Oh, my goodness. Can you believe that? These folks are pretty brave. I would be a little wary of doing that.

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It's pretty much like a little incubator for your plants.

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They will be sung as a bug in there, ha, ha! Look at these pretty little guys. They look like they love their umbrella greenhouse here. Such lucky plants, huh?

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Maybe this will be the next big trend in gardening.

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I can see that happening. What do you think? I know I would be inclined to try something like this in my backyard, that's for sure. I need all the help I can get.

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What do you think of this DIY umbrella greenhouse idea?

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Would you try it yourself? I believe this is a great way to protect your plants from the elements, be it rain or even hail. It's definitely worth trying out.

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