Porch Greenhouse

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  1. budagardener

    budagardener Seedling

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    I just received a small porch greenhouse from Thompson Morgan today. It took all of 20 minutes to set up and I am really impressed with the size and cost. Right now it's only $44.95! It comes with a zippered cover and has built in ties for venting (and replacement covers can be ordered).
    It's made a great home for my seedlings.
    The dimensions are around 60" x 19" x 24" and has four wire shelves (which are not adjustable, but for the value, it will serve many purposes).

    Just wanted share my recent find if anyone is looking for something small and inexpensive. :-D
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I know quite a few people who have this sort of mini greenhouse and they love them. They also say that they are the ideal thing for bringing on seedlings - easy to accesss and amazingly spacious inside. I would have one myself but I'm afraid it would take off with the gale force winds we get around here. You must show us piccies of yours when you have a minute. :stew1:
     
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    budagardener Seedling

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    Here are a couple shots Eileen.
    The one seedling is a white canna...can't wait to see that one in the yard!
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Oh wow budagardener, that shelf is a good size! Looks like you have lots of room left for more seedlings too!
     



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  6. budagardener

    budagardener Seedling

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    Yes, Netty there is more space than I thought. I will be filling it with more in the next month or so.
    It looks like 14 of the small Jiffy starters will fit on each shelf. :eek:
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    A really nice-looking thing. I have seen them in my T&M catalogue and windered about one for the lottie to use until I can put the glass back in my greenhouse in April.
    Congrats on your new addition.
     
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    budagardener Seedling

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    Sjoerd, you can't beat the price and ease of assembly. I have this on the house right now....we are still going to have some very cold weather coming our way yet.

    I ordered from the web site with more seeds. I haven't yet received the new catalog, but am looking forward to it!
     
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    bsewnsew Hardy Maple

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    Why not swap seeds...........It will get costly ordering them..
    Want my list>

    b
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Gosh there's more space on those shelves than I thought!! Barb's suggestion is a really good one as our members swap seeds and it makes it soooo much cheaper than having to buy them in the shops. Can't wait to see that white canna in flower. :stew2:
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I have all kinds of Canna's but not white.I would like to get one of those
    little green houses for my front porch.
    That is neat.
     
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    Lovely, little greenhouse, and so reasonably priced too! Wonder what a thing like that might cost here? I think I have room on my porch, but I'm not sure it would sit still with the winds we normally have.
     
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    Biita Arctic-ally Challenged Forager

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    I have seen that greenhouse here in Norway, not expensive at all. droopy about 249 NOK. or 349 NOK at Europris. i seen them there last summer i don't think they have them out yet,, but they might. I almost bought one but thought its summer i don't need one, silly me,, i wished i had it this yr so far would of saved alot of room in the kitchen. good post!
     
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    Nice greenhouse. You'll have fun planting seeds with that. Good luck with your seedlings and your canna.
     
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    budagardener Seedling

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    beswnsew....I plan to swap seeds this year when I start collecting them from my plants. I did that years ago from gardeners all over the world! It was a lot of fun.

    I have some of the purchased ones left and won't need them all, so I guess I could swap some of those.

    I would love to see your list of seeds!! :-D
     
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    Thank you Biita. I hate to go shopping, and often miss things because of that. I'll go if somebody tells me there are nice gardening things to get. :)
     

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