DIY Projects

How to Build a Shelf for Your Greenhouse

Building a shelf for a greenhouse is a simple project that can help maximize your space and provide a convenient place to store pots, seeds, or other gardening supplies. Here’s how to build a basic greenhouse shelf:


2 pieces of 1×10 inch boards, cut to the desired length.

4 pieces of 1×2 inch boards, cut to the desired height.

Wood glue

Nails or screws



Cut the Boards

Cut two pieces of 1×10 inch boards to the desired length. These will be the shelves. Cut four pieces of 1×2 inch boards to the desired height. These will be the supports.

Assemble the Supports

Apply a line of wood glue along the top edge of each 1×2 inch board. Position the boards vertically along the back and front edges of the shelves, making sure that the top edges of the 1×2 inch boards are flush with the top of the 1×10 inch boards.

Secure the Supports

Drive nails or screws through the 1×10 inch boards into the 1×2 inch boards to secure them in place.

Sand the Shelf

Use sandpaper to smooth out any rough spots or edges.

Install the Shelf

Use screws or brackets to attach the shelves to the greenhouse wall. Make sure that the shelves are level and securely fastened.

Your greenhouse shelf is now ready to use. You can use it to store pots, seeds, and other gardening supplies, keeping your greenhouse organized and clutter-free.

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