Showing posts from May, 2012

very productive weekend.....

You are probably tired of hearing about the greenhouse  but I gotta share....It is summer after all;~) Time for all things 'gardening'☺ Since I wasn't keen on having a hose stretched across my driveway all summer or having to stretch it out every time I needed to water the greenhouse, I installed a rain barrel. Already .....LOVE.....IT! It rained all day yesterday and we had to empty some water a couple of times. May have to install an overflow spigot before long☺
Saturday was cool and cloudy but I was able to put these 
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And a few here. (This is the perennial garden and I just add a couple new ones each year and hope for the best) Many of the ones planted last year are coming back☺
Once I got the annuals out of the greenhouse it was time to rearrange and get ready for tomato and pepper production (I hope). I don't know if I could be more excited...
I have 26 Roma tomato plants that I planted from seed.
6 Serrano pepper plants and 9 Jalapeno plants al…

The greenhouse build.....

This is one of our sheds.  When we first moved here and got dogs we decided that they would be 'outside' dogs.   But in Alaska, in the winter,  you need to have an 'inside' of some sort, so we put in a doggie door on the  heated shed.
Keeping them outside lasted about a minute;~) And they totally became house dogs. But the 'dog house' remained until about three weeks ago. (Yes, that is snow back there)
I was able to cut all of the roof supports the same length with the same angles, so that went pretty quickly.

But, since the ground slopes down towards the shed AND slopes down from the back of the greenhouse to the front, every wall stud had to be 'cut to fit', so that took a little longer☺ (That's not just perspective, the short wall really is shorter on one end  than it is on the other) I made the door out of 2x2s. I love my door☺
The outside is complete! You probably can't see them, but there are two vents close to the ground right behind th…