Adding my first time SFG to the list

stephynbApril 26, 2009

Kudos to everyone who posted their new SFGs today. They all look great.

I thought I'd add mine to the list with "before" and "after" pictures. Actually there's a snow storm picture in between but there's really nothing to see there because it's all white.

I recycled the slab for the greenhouse in the 2nd shot.

The direct sow plantings are about a month old with radishes, turnips, peas, beets, etc. Why do the plants I want grow slower than the dandelions in the lawn?

Note that the substantial slope required the use of 2x12"s that had to be dug into the yard...and yes that is an "SFG" pond with water lilies and comets.

I do need to add some more trellises on the SFGs closest to the fence, though.



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Holy cow - I am green with envy. The beds look great and that greenhouse is divine. I would love to see a close up of the raised bed pond!

    Bookmark   April 27, 2009 at 6:48AM
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daves_girl(7 GA)

Wow Steve! It looks great. I LOVE the greenhouse :)


    Bookmark   April 27, 2009 at 9:10AM
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engineeredgarden(7, nw Alabama) about transforming a backyard into something beautiful...That GH is the bomb!


    Bookmark   April 27, 2009 at 10:29AM
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tishtoshnm Zone 6/NM

It's gorgeous! Please keep us updated on how the greenhouse works for you. Hubby is on the hook to get me one in the next 5 years.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2009 at 1:46PM
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momma_s(9b, SZ14)

Wow! What a great before & after transformation! How much time lapsed between the two pics?

Growing up in the DC area & now living out west, I miss the "Colonial" style houses... Thanks for providing a nostalgic moment. ;-)

    Bookmark   April 27, 2009 at 3:17PM
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