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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    28 April 2012 Greenhouse 28 April 2012 Greenhouse. My little greenhouse is getting full of plants. It has been so cold that the hardy vegetables have not been planted outdoors. All plants are healthy and thriving. I will be able to plant Romaine lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm debating an indoor greenhouse, constructed in my basement where I currently have a large work bench. What is the best way to go about doing this? Thanks :)
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    31 March 2008 Lexan Greenhouse 31 March 2008 Lexan Greenhouse My first greenhouse built 11 November 2000. It was 10 by 12 feet and seven feet tall, with a dirt floor on railway tie base. There were two doors one at each end for ventilation. I tried various heating systems, electricity, propane...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    Time to start working on my GH indoors.I have lights set up inside which I need when I start my seeds.I have some Brugmansia, Geranium cuttings and a few plants that I brought inside in fall from my containers.This setup works great.It has a closeable cover,which works well to keep the cats...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    Yesterday afternoon, my family and I covered the greenhouse with plastic. I am cold all the time and was so warm inside that greenhouse when we were done! I have so many tomatoes and green beans still growing that I didn't have the heart to just let the growing season end. I woke up to a...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    a neighbor said he would sell me his greenhouse for $50 but it may be too big to fit where we need it. I am so disappointed it needs work but I can see the possibilities.
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    I am so excited because my husband and son are putting a fence around my greenhouse. Now....let me explain. My first husband was building me a greenhouse before he passed away and made it from wood. He constructed it like a small one room home. But he passed before completing it. So I have...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    My little green house was wonderful. but now I am pulling out those tomato and flower seedings. so what do I start in it now Or do I dismantle it for the summer so it lasts longer?
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    Finally weather nice enough to get out there and work.Had to get my Wave Petunias separated into cell packs.The back row,and part of the front row are all waves.Plus there are more so final count 347 Purple Waves. Plus got some more seeds planted,Parsley Flax,Zinnias,Tomatos,Allysum. Was a great...
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    5 November 2010 Greenhouse on Deck. 5 November 2010 Greenhouse on Deck. I decided to build a large greenhouse on the deck, which doesn’t get much use. The enclosure will be a sun room if appropriate, instead of the canvas structure that use to be there. I have a small 5000 BTU heater that...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    I called my favorite greenhouse before I left today to find out if they had raspberries yet. Apparently, no. They didn't get in. I was fine with that. I then call back and ask about gooseberries. Sure yeah, the guy said, we got some in today. This was 2pm that I called. I finally make it down...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm so happy I can barely stand the wait..I have never learned to start plant's from seed..I always just went and bought whatever I needed that was already established..This open's so many door's for me..Not to mention my dream job is to own a little farmer's market type style stand right on my...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    It has come up so often in the last week, that I finally took the time to push this video up to youtube. I added it to the bottom of my wofati article. This guy is in north idaho and has tomatoes in december with no added heat. But I think that with a few tweaks, he could grow tomatoes all year.
  14. General Chat
    I would love to hear your pros and cons of having one...
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TomGreeen 20 April 2009 Tomatoes in Greenhouse. Cool about 6 degree C day and raining. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SummaryT Tomato Growing Summary 2009
  16. Homesteading and gardening
    Dh and I have been debating a greenhouse for years....we've considered building and also *kits*. Does any one have one...and if so, what kind. Pros - Cons???
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm so excited! Got a portable greenhouse over the weekend and have a good portion of my seeds sown and in it already. Now hopefully the cat (he's into everything) will comply and KEEP OUT of it lol! It's got 4 shelves (2 ft. deep) and is on wheels so that way I can roll it to the patio...
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    HI All, Was driving through Amish Country today and saw a garden where the owner has placed Quart size canning jars over what looked like lettuce. I remember my grandmother doing this. Never asked why and she's no longer around to ask. So what's the purpose. Is it to keep rabbits from eating...
  19. Homesteading and gardening
    Here's the scenario. Our old farm has on it a three sided, roofless rock building that faces south. No doubt it used to be used for chickens and the roof has either fallen in or blown off. What we would like to do is turn it into a kind of potting shed/greenhouse. I'm thinking about using...
  20. DIY
    Dh is soooo wanting a greenhouse. We've tossing this idea around for ages but still haven't done anything about it. I have to admit that I love the idea of vine ripe tomatoes all winter and spring so much that I'm caving in. I would love to know if anyone here has done it and what style, kit...
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