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Category: my greenhouse | Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:17 pm

Someone had a greenhouse frame for sale. They only used part of it but then later took it down. Its 18 ft wide by 48 ft long.(about like one of the commercial greenhouses). I know this sounds huge. But this is going to fit perfect into our vegie garden space. Hubby talked the lady into throwing in a spinning compost bin (about like Toni's) with the price of the frame. So I also have a bin now too-just needs a little work. How exciting.
The plan is to put the frame up in the garden so that next year when I start my seeds, we can put them right into the ground around the first of april. Many Amish people grow vegie's in the ground inside a lg greenhouse and have the best luck.
We still have to buy the heavy plastic covering and will have to get some help assembling. But when its finished, I'll take picts. We do want to get this assembled and up hopefully by the end of fall so it'll be ready to go by next year. Wow, when things just come at a good price sometimes you just have to take the plunge. What plans I can start making for next year. Its like having a new slat. The ideas could be endless. I'll use your ideas too if anyone wants me to experiment. I LOVE GARDENING. :)


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wannabe wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:26 pm:


Wow! You can really get a head start on your garden next year. Wannabe




 

Sjoerd wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:36 pm:


Great Scott! What an opportunity that is. You've just simply got to send some pics as soon as you can.
ooh...is that my skin that's turniong green all over?! :-)
You lucky so-and-so.




 

tschnath wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:47 pm:


That is so awesome Petunia. I was just looking at greenhouses yesterday and they are so expensive. I was hoping to get one but at those prices I may have to wait, unless I can find a deal like you did. YEAH for you! I can't wait to see pics. Congrats!




 

Droopy wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:06 pm:


Congratulations, Petunia! Best of luck with the assembling of it. I hope it's going to bring you lots of delicacies and lots of fun.




 

toni wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:25 pm:


Wow, that is huge and a great deal. Good lordy, I just figured out you have more square footage in that than my whole house does.

Don't make us wait until it is completely ready to use to see pictures of it. Take pictures in progress, that is so much more fun to see.




 

eileen wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:37 pm:


Fantastic Petunia. I know how I felt when I got my greenhouse erected and it's nowhere near the size of yours. You're going to have soooo much fun planting seeds in all that lovely space.




 

Biita wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:47 pm:


ohhh man am i jealous!!! but lucky you!! That is an awesome buy, and like you said the possiablities are endless. Good luck to you, and i sure hope it gets erected in time before the winter sets in. Lucky!!




 

gardenmama wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 5:46 pm:


I am sooo jealous! You are going to have so much fun with the green house! Enjoy it.




 

kuntrygal wrote on Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:10 pm:


WOW, that a whopper of a green house.I know you will really enjoy it. Maybe you can rent out part of it!!




 

glendann wrote on Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:19 am:


Great buy Petunia and your idea sounds so great .I can't wait for pictures.





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