my recycled greehouse

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my recycled greehouse

Post: #215259 Big Al
Sun Nov 21, 2010 9:30 pm

Well it's virtually finished now so here is the first photo of my recycled greenhouse. It is around 4m x 3.4m and made from totally recycled materials with the exception of the concrete for the foundations and the sand and cement for the brickwork. I also had to buy some silicone to put the glass in and some stain to make it look decent.
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The staging was from my candlemaking bussiness that ended in 2006 and has been in the garage since because it "will come in handy one day"
In total it has cost me around £70, 2 large boxes of fruit and veg,12 plants of sweetcorn, 12 votive candles a lot of serious pain and about 2 years.
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Re: my recycled greehouse

Post: #215261 Green Aura
Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:01 pm

That's brilliant, Al. You'll have some great tomatoes in there next year :thumbright:
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Post: #215269 homegrown
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:41 am

well done, more people should do the same instead of buying plastic non fantastics
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Post: #215273 oldjerry
Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:03 am

Excellent.

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Post: #215276 Millymollymandy
Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:19 am

Wow! That looks fantastic Big Al, you should be really proud of yourself! :salute: :salute: :salute:
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Post: #215280 The Riff-Raff Element
Mon Nov 22, 2010 8:16 am

Pretty big too! Very impressive piece of work.

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Post: #215282 Rosendula
Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:04 am

That looks great. Don't forget to put a nice comfy chair in there :wink:
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Post: #215296 old tree man
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:20 pm

Now thats realy cool mate, nice job :thumbright: :flower:
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Post: #215300 pelmetman
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:28 pm

Welcome to the recycled greenhouse club :thumbright: Yours is bigger than mine :mrgreen:

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