10 Brilliant PVC Projects for Your Homestead
PVC is a plastic pipe used a lot in plumbing. Available at all home improvement stores, PVC pipes are dirt cheap, fairly easy to work with, immensely durable and very light.
If you like to build things and save some money along the way, here is a collection of the best PVC projects to update your homestead.
1. PVC Pipe Strawberry Planter Tower
These PVC planter towers allows you to grow an abundance of strawberries in a limited space. The strawberries are grown vertically, keeping them away from harmful insects on the ground. This is such a great idea & easy to make as well! (DIY instructions: Urban Green Space)
2. PVC Tomato Cages
Forget about those flimsy wire tomato cages sold at garden centres. Use PVC pipe to make a durable tomato cage that will last for years and support all your tomato plants. (DIY instructions: Instructables)
3. PVC Chicken Feeder
Eliminate food waste in the run with a DIY chicken feeder. This chicken feeder is easy to fill and hard to spill and can be created in just a few minutes with a piece of PVC pipe. (DIY instructions: My Pet Chicken Blog)
4. PVC Watering Grid
This grid will help you become faster and more efficient in watering your garden. All you’ll need to build this watering grid is PVC pipe, glue, caps, fittings and a saw and drill. (DIY instructions: Square Food Gardening)
5. PVC greenhouse
Build a hoop-style greenhouse to protect your plants during cold weather using PVC pipe and plastic sheeting. (DIY instructions: The Door Garden)