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by Miracle Grower on January 07, 2005 12:35 AM
I'm thinking about buying a green house this spring. But I don't Know alot about them.
Should i have rock or grass as a base?
Can I use a space heater in the winter?
When am I suppose to open the vents?
How Do I ancor it down with 60mph winds?
Please Help Me!!!!!
by weezie13 on January 07, 2005 01:11 AM
What price range are you looking at????

Weezie

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by Cory's Produce on January 08, 2005 05:13 AM
Well most greenhouses , atleast the good ones, come well prepared for high windgusts and just anyother weather you can think of. Its really all in how well you put it together.

As for the base thats up to what your prefer. If you are planning to plant spring crops in it during the winter then id go with just a grass base, but if your just going to use in for starting plants id go with rock, concrete, or some black plastic as the floor.

Ive been wanting a greenhouse for a long time, but i dont want to pay the bill that comes with it. I hopw you enjoy it !!

~ Cory ~
by dbb on January 11, 2005 08:04 PM
As weezie states it really does depend on your budget. Most quality greenhouses come with self-opening vents which open and close the vents according to temperature. In some cases these can be added to existing greenhouses.
Happy gardening!
by suzydaze on January 13, 2005 03:42 PM
I've been looking for a green house too...thinking about just making one now.

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by weezie13 on January 13, 2005 04:42 PM
Belinda,
I have looked into ALOT of greenhouse's...
What price range are you looking into and
maybe I can steer you towards something!!!

Weezie

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by suzydaze on January 13, 2005 07:44 PM
oh thanks look for some think in price range of 100-200 dollars

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by weezie13 on January 13, 2005 08:51 PM
Belinda,
I'm going to start off with the beautiful little
number I got for a
Mommy's Day/Birthday/Christmas gift I got last spring...
And you tell me if you like that size, or
a littler one or a bigger one...

Harbor Freights/Greenhouse
**and there's free shipping and handling too!!!
*on orders' over $50.00..

Here's another one there, I"ve got my eyeballs on too...
Portable Greenhouse/Habor Freights


Whatchya think???

Up or down in size/cost???

Weezie

Oh, just found another there too...
Another Portable Greenhouse/ Harbor Freights

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by suzydaze on January 17, 2005 04:41 PM
I saw those and found this, so thinking about doing my own now. I think will come out cheaper in long run.
http://www.pvcplans.com/

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by weezie13 on January 17, 2005 05:00 PM
I like those alot...

But I might have one problem with them with my
home, we jokingly call my house/property....
[lala] "WIND ALLEY".......... [Big Grin]
There seems to be a JET STREAM that
goes right thru mine and my mom's backyards
and takes things with it...we can laugh,
but sometimes it's not funny..
We lost a car port thingie one storm....
It was like a kite in the back yard..

Weezie

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by suzydaze on January 17, 2005 05:04 PM
we have alot of wind here too. But I think if I sew the cover myself and double (maybe trible sticth the seams then it should work.

Looking right now at other PVC plans. I typed in PVC greenhouse plans in the search box and came up with a lot more to look at.

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by Jiffymouse on January 18, 2005 03:12 AM
did you see my pvc green house in the frugal gardening section? made it for under $30... and it worked fine till it got scavanged for a well cover [Big Grin] [Big Grin]
by suzydaze on January 18, 2005 08:35 PM
I guess I missed it. [Wink]

I'm going tomorrow to do a price list of everythign I'll need.

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by Jiffymouse on January 19, 2005 12:17 AM
belinda, one thing you might want to consider if wind is really a factor, go up one size on all your pvc... will add a little to the cost, but will be a little sturdier.
by weezie13 on January 19, 2005 06:40 AM
[thinker] Or try a filling the tubes with sand
to weigh it down too!!! [thumb]

Weezie

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by catlover on January 19, 2005 09:17 AM
Thought Nikkal's greenhouse construction might help you along.
Nikkal's greenhouse link....click on construction of greenhouse!
Catlover

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