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Weekend project! :)

Postby wishiwere » Apr 12, 2005 10:20 am

Well, I was going to wait till it's finished, but I just can't stand it! And we've had winds over 20 m/p/h since we finished this part :(

Dh had a bug up his u-know to do a greenhouse, instead of the cart I needed made to increase for the house seedlings...............so.....

I am not working and we needed to do this cheaply. This is from all used parts and pieces, except the tubing and the wolmanized and a few of the 2" X 4"s.

Hopefully the wind dies down before the plants overtake the house so I can use this thing!!!

This was sunday night pics :) It's not glamorous, but will certainly suit the needs of the garden (poteger) that's going in front of it :)
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Postby impatience » Apr 12, 2005 11:37 am

That looks fantastic! :D How fun to have a greenhouse.......That ought to ramp up the gardening a notch. :wink: Great job.
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Postby wishiwere » Apr 12, 2005 2:35 pm

I certainly hope it does! :) What fun to plan and do. And so cheaply! Home depot had those little plastic 5'X6' things you couldn't walk into I don't believe and wanted $250 bucks! Man, I think we spent less than a hundred so far and that includes the cover (not shade cloth yet :( and the shelving around the perimeter.
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Postby whis4ey » Apr 12, 2005 2:38 pm

That looks quite brilliant
Well done ... nothing shoddy about that job Jane :)
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Postby Old earth dog » Apr 12, 2005 9:03 pm

Exellent job! Looks like you really put some thought behind it. :wink:
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Postby wishiwere » Apr 12, 2005 9:39 pm

That was the fun of it. When we decided to do it, it was going to be a one year item till we could expand the back of teh workshop to put one on.

This turned out to more involved, but cheaper than we thought be/c dh does renovations and warranties, so that helped like with the door. :)

There are 5 screened windows and I am hoping to get grannies old wash tubs in it for potting up :) Can't wait for this danged wind to die down so we can get the cover off, without it blowing into the next county! :(
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Postby Old earth dog » Apr 12, 2005 10:14 pm

:eek: :roll: Now your giving me ideas. My brother and I rehab old houses. Always doors and windows to be had. I just put that pic in my fav file. :D :wink:
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Postby kHT » Apr 12, 2005 10:19 pm

Sweet, can't wait to see it finished!
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Postby wishiwere » Apr 12, 2005 10:19 pm

I can't believe how cheap it was OED. You can do it! Dh was just saying the bunnies better not be scratching to get in through the bottom of the plastic when we put it up. I told, "there something we can do to keep that from happening!" Glass! LOL He gets occasional windows too, but often they are bay and such. WOuldn't that be purrrrrrrrty! A bay out the back facing the proteger :)

I'm digging a drain for it with gravel as it's sitting on sandy soil. Should be great for drainage. Just have to figure out what to put down on the floor as he just gave away a ton of carpet remnants that would fit, that we could have turned over for this year till I can afford some pavers! UGH!
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Postby wishiwere » Apr 12, 2005 10:22 pm

Me either KARMA! :) All of yours were inspiration! :) Thanks for all your suggestions! :) Kicked us in to high gear!

well, that and Mr. LM's seedling and all the veggies that are coming up in the living room and taking over acreage! :)
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Postby newtohosta-no more » Apr 17, 2005 6:38 am

Jane...that looks fabulous!! When you're all done, I don't suppose you'd write up a step by step on it, along with all the parts needed, and share it with us? Goodness knows many of us are always looking for home projects that we can do cheaply and on our own. :D
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Postby Annie » Apr 17, 2005 9:45 am

That looks great!! Wish I had the room to make one.
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Postby putnamgardens » Apr 17, 2005 9:18 pm

That's one big greenhouse. Mine is on it's last tarp. Later, Love, Lisa
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