Mini Greenhouse

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  1. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Had to share my latest find from the thrift store.
    It measures 10"x10"20", plastic instead of glass and the bottom has holes for air flow. Not big but it will certainly come in handy for getting more cucumbers started early next spring and keeping the squirrels out. It was only $4.19 and while we were standing in the check out line a couple of women said they sure wished they had seen it before me. :-D :-D

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  2. cajunbelle

    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    Nice find Toni. If you use peat pellets to start your seed it should hold a good many of them. I am hoping to get our little greenhouse redone before a freeze. I also want to start some seed and have them ready early. I want to have a plant sale so I can get some good bedding mix for a new flower bed.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    $4.19! What a steal Toni, you sure do find the good ones. It's just a pity you couldn't get more than one.
     
  4. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Toni how I wish I could go with you when you visited the thrift shops!!!!! I love your mini greenhouse and am absolutely green with envy. You must let us see it again once it's filled with seedlings. :-D
     



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  5. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    What a great find! I wonder if hubby could make me one of those?!
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    That is a great find toni and will be so handy.I am going to start lots of things in my greenhouse too.I never find good things like you do but I keep trying.I did find a wishing well
    yeaterday for a $1.00 I was so proud of it.I've looked and looked for one .Its really a good size also.
     
  7. Primsong

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    What a great treasure to find - and what a deal. I've also begun watching for interesting planters or useful whatnot for my little greenhouse, you have all inspired me.
     
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    Gizmo Animal Magnet

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    Toni great find. I sent this post to my hubby and ask him to make me one.
     
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    Totally kewl, Toni. I do bet is makeable, but not for what you paid for it.
     
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    That will be handy as a shirt pocket and cute too.
     
  11. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I am really excited about starting my cucumbers next spring in the greenhouse. Last year I had to constantly find ways to cover them up so the squirrels couldn't dig in the dirt, keep them covered so foreign seeds wouldn't germinate in there and totally confuse the issue and keep them from drowning in what rain we did get, while hoping to remember to uncover them on nice days so they could warm up.

    So now I hear Gizmo's and Netty's husbands muttering under their breath...thanks a lot, now she has yet another project on this honey-do list for me. :eek:

    Glendann, glad you found a wishing well. They are difficult to find around here in any size.

    Sharon, thanks for mentioning peat pellets. I forgot about those and was wondering how many small pots of seedlings would fit in it.
     
  12. zuzu's petals

    zuzu's petals Silly Old Bat Plants Contributor

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    What a terrific find!!
    I bet you'll have the greatest crop of cukes ever. :)
     

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