Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing December 2016
by trolleydriver Today at 8:21 am

» New Member
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:29 am

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:24 am

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:20 am

» 2016 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:09 am

» Tomato Tuesday 2016
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:07 am

» Garbanzo (Chickpeas, Cicer arietinum) and Kidney Beans
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:01 am

» Calcium and Magnesium Deficiency
by sanderson Today at 2:14 am

» N&C Midwest: December 2016
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:32 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:29 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:58 pm

» New England, December 2016
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:45 pm

» CHALLENGE - Smallest possible footprint
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 8:22 pm

» Facebook - SFG Foundation postings
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Anyone out there tried crosne tubers?
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:52 am

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:21 am

» Mid-South: December 2016
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:40 am

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:16 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 12/8/2016, 5:21 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by donnainzone5 12/8/2016, 12:13 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/8/2016, 11:44 am

» Garlic: Freeze, thaw, and heave
by camprn 12/8/2016, 7:05 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 12/7/2016, 10:43 pm

» GF Collard Greens, Kale Recipes
by BeetlesPerSqFt 12/7/2016, 12:49 pm

» Bon fires on the Levee
by Cajun Cappy 12/6/2016, 12:17 pm

» Mid-Atl - Dec 2016 - Seed Catalog ?
by Scorpio Rising 12/5/2016, 10:24 pm

» Amaranth
by countrynaturals 12/5/2016, 12:06 pm

» Live and learn
by jimmy cee 12/5/2016, 9:08 am

» AtlantaMarie's Garden
by countrynaturals 12/4/2016, 2:04 pm

» Mychorrhizae Fungi
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 12/4/2016, 1:28 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

View previous topic View next topic Go down

I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  Retired Member 1 on 7/19/2010, 1:31 pm

At least I feel I'm doing my part for the economy. I read yesterday that rich folks are not buying anything, and us poor folks keep spending. Might as well spend it as interest rates are not improving.

Here's the one I ordered. It just seemed like such a great bargain, even though it is fairly small. The sales rep said it should stand up to 50 mph winds -- we get gusts into the 40's in the the winter/spring. I figured a small one like this would be easier to heat in the winter, and if I add an upper vent, I should be able to use it in the spring and fall. I love the fact it comes with its own shelving. I'll keep you posted when it arrives and is erected. And, yes, I am excited -- just what I needed to round out my SFGs.

http://www.justgreenhouses.com/greenhouses/hobby-greenhouses/stc6x10footgreenhousekit.cfm

Retired Member 1

Female Posts : 904
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  Weedless_ on 7/19/2010, 2:00 pm

Great for you! Now think how much food money you will save, when you grow all the luscious vegg in your own garden. It will pay for itself in no time! Enjoy, and get a good bang out of it!

Weedless_

Female Posts : 233
Join date : 2010-05-23
Age : 44
Location : Prattville-AL, Zone 8

View user profile http://www.eatalready.com

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  dixie on 7/19/2010, 2:25 pm

I'm so jealous! Next month is my 43rd anniversary. I think I'll show this to DH.

dixie

Female Posts : 754
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 67
Location : Southeast Tennessee

View user profile http://www.zibbet.com/dixiedazzletoo

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  Ha-v-v on 7/19/2010, 2:27 pm

Oh Belfy !!! Im so excited for you !!! Yes yes yes would love to see pics as you set it up !! I know my hearts desire is a green house to have veggies year round and have that head start on spring !! Im so glad you got it ordered !! I look forward to future posts on it :-D
Ha-v-v

Ha-v-v

Female Posts : 1123
Join date : 2010-03-12
Age : 56
Location : Southwest Ms. Zone 8A (I like to think I get a little bit of Zone 9 too )

View user profile

Back to top Go down

greenhouse

Post  Garden Angel on 7/19/2010, 2:33 pm

Yeah!!! I just got mine and it's up but its too hot here right now, am waiting for the fall /winter season to try it out, mine's not very big either and I did get a deal on it ! I only paid $100.00! I will post a picture later !
BTW, what are you going to use for the floor? I used stepping stones, bricks, and gravel. I originally wanted just a 6x8 , that was the size of the frame we put in the ground, but although the sign said 6x8 it was 8x10 ! oh well it was a foturnate mistake cause now I have extra storage!
I am excited for you!

Garden Angel

Female Posts : 247
Join date : 2010-05-17
Location : zone 8b, SoCal

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  bonniesherbals on 7/19/2010, 3:04 pm

can you send us a link to the one that you got, only $100???

bonniesherbals

Female Posts : 31
Join date : 2010-05-06
Age : 57
Location : ossining, ny

View user profile http://www.bonniesherbals.com

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  LaFee on 7/19/2010, 4:35 pm

My husband looked at me like I'd lost my marbles when I told him I want a greenhouse (about that size) for my birthday.

What? It would mean I could grow stuff until the dead of winter!

No, it's not that -- it's that "I want a greenhouse for my birthday" is absolutely the last thing I ever thought I'd hear come out of your mouth...for someone who's not a gardener, you sure seem to like this gardening thing!

...I found a cold frame at Lidl marked down to 10E -- it won't go over my entire SFG, but it will cover enough of it to manage some cauliflower and other winter things -- anybody ever grow lamb's lettuce? It's called mache here, but seems to be very cold-hardy.

LaFee

Female Posts : 1023
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : West Central Florida

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  boffer on 7/19/2010, 7:32 pm

@dixie wrote:I'm so jealous! Next month is my 43rd anniversary. I think I'll show this to DH.

uh oh....is it now:

greenhouse vs. chicken tractor ???

boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 63
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  dixie on 7/19/2010, 8:32 pm

LOL I have given up on my chicken tractor, but he's still DH. At this point in the game I guess it's too late to trade him in & I certainly don't want to train another one.
Plus, anyone that can put up with my hair-brained ideas for 43 years is a keeper.

dixie

Female Posts : 754
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 67
Location : Southeast Tennessee

View user profile http://www.zibbet.com/dixiedazzletoo

Back to top Go down

greenhouse

Post  Garden Angel on 7/20/2010, 2:24 pm

@bonniesherbals wrote:can you send us a link to the one that you got, only $100???
It was at Lowe's and I'm sorry to say that I got such a good deal cause it was the last one and the manager told me he wanted to get rid of it because it was the display model and it had pieces missing, he said if you want it for $100. then we are a hardware store too and you could just replace the parts missing but he could not sell it full price! I think originally it was $299. I'll try to post a picture. The name of the company is Spring Gardener, the model I have is 70810. The website is www.jewettcameron.com ph.# 800-955-2879

Garden Angel

Female Posts : 247
Join date : 2010-05-17
Location : zone 8b, SoCal

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Greenhouse

Post  Garden Angel on 7/20/2010, 4:02 pm



It was hard to get the whole thing in a picture but at least you can see what it is made of , not bad for the money I paid , I think it will suit me just fine this fall/winter.

Garden Angel

Female Posts : 247
Join date : 2010-05-17
Location : zone 8b, SoCal

View user profile

Back to top Go down

another pix greenhouse

Post  Garden Angel on 7/20/2010, 4:08 pm



the front zips up maybe you can see in the photo.

Garden Angel

Female Posts : 247
Join date : 2010-05-17
Location : zone 8b, SoCal

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  Retired Member 1 on 7/20/2010, 10:37 pm

Wow, Angel -- you really got a great deal. I wanted a 8x10 or 12, but found the 6x10 at a great price, so went with that. And yes, I'll post pics as I erect it. For now, it will go directly on the ground, but I will pave the inside with the brick that was left on this property. That will be a nice winter task.

Edited to add: I just looked up the one Angel purchased and it is available through walmart.com for $215.00. http://www.walmart.com/ip/Spring-Gardener-Gable-Greenhouse-Model-IS-70810-8-Hx8-Wx10-L/13376623?wmlspartner=m7IpELVFEZY&sourceid=26371215021333822835
It didn't dawn on me to look at Walmart for greenhouses! I almost wish I'd found this one as it's larger than the one I ordered.

Retired Member 1

Female Posts : 904
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  Garden Angel on 7/20/2010, 11:06 pm

Thx Belfrybat ! I'm looking forward to seeing yours too! I know you'll be real happy with it ! you are lucky to have the bricks left there ! where are you putting it? how does it face? The only place I had to put mine was on the side of the house and it faces east/west. Thx for posting the info on mine too.

Garden Angel

Female Posts : 247
Join date : 2010-05-17
Location : zone 8b, SoCal

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I just ordered a greenhouse <sigh>

Post  Sponsored content Today at 9:37 am


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum