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Old 10-17-2009, 09:14 PM
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Mine is still packed up, setting on a pallet, waiting for the ground to dry out.
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Old 10-17-2009, 09:20 PM
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Wow, BF. I can't beleive it's rained so much there. We've had more than our usual amount to. Looking forward to next week without much rain since we are trying to build a hanger for the plane. Was so windy yesterday while the men were trying to handle long sheets of metal roofing, they could barely keep from flying away. WINDS, have been awful for several day. Hope you get it built by the time Mother Nature calls.
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Old 10-18-2009, 07:15 AM
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This is the back side of my greenhouse so you can see what it's constructed from. It's attached to a storage building.
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Old 10-18-2009, 06:03 PM
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I admire you guys who have built your own greenhouse. I cheated and ordered my. The weather has been terrible here, and once I got the actual kit deliver, there's been no way to go any further. BUT the SUN came out today and we were able to get the the form built and the dirt removed so that we can have 5" of crusher run and 3" of pea grave.




I'm only putting pavers down on the front and back 'porches' 'cause I simply can't see spending $400 to $700 on pavers. So packed pea gravel it will be.
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:37 AM
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Sweet progress, at last. Looking good. At least Consider a path of $2.00 12" concrete blocks for a path down the middle. Those rocks are hard on BAREFEET.
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Old 10-19-2009, 10:11 AM
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BF..About embedding stepping stones within your gravel GH floor, I have pictures if you need them, but around my pond of large egg rock, I placed round stepping stones of several sizes in random patterns, level with the gravel to walk on. Found later that it would have been easier if I had laid my stepping stones design first, then bring gravel up to them, instead of having to dig the rocks out to dig them in level. Stones can be painted, or use stencil designs of flowers, leaves, whatever. I tiled some of mine using broken tiles in patterns I liked. Just an idea that wouldn't cost much, but adds personality.
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Old 10-19-2009, 11:22 AM
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You have a point about my poor naked feet.
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Old 10-19-2009, 11:32 AM
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BF. I know. Even my little dogs will not walk on my gravel cause it's unsteady and hurts their feet I guess. Antique ladies like me do need a firm and steady pathway.
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Old 10-20-2009, 07:17 AM
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Hey you guys, Out of over two thousand members and three times that many viewers, nobody else wants to SHOW US YOUR GREENHOUSES??? Come on, What's up with that??
We all need ideas to protect our plants, so Help us out!
BF. We've had a few nice days now, any more progress?? I'd send another picture of how full my little room is if I could walk into it. Now the weather warms up again. All that work for two cold nights. RATS
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:10 PM
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CoolBali's green house.. Don't envy me!!!!


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Old 10-20-2009, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by bali View Post:
[IMG]Bali's green house.. Don't envy me!!!!
Small and simple, can't beat that.
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:36 PM
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Thanks

The wind doesnt blow it over either.LOL
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Old 10-20-2009, 07:38 PM
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That would work really really well for those teensy little african violets or succulents in the size I prefer (also teensy).
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Old 10-20-2009, 07:44 PM
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Bali, I sure do envy you. That is as cute as a bug's ear. Thanks for sharing.
Grumpy, are you going to take a photo of your garage shelves greenhouse for us? We don't just need greenhouses, I'd just like to see some of the creative ways people are storing their plants during cold months.
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Old 10-20-2009, 08:03 PM
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My way of winter storage isnt creative......Its a sin .

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