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Lisa’s greenhouse build

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Lisa’s greenhouse build

Hi everyone we’ve been very busy at Lisa’s Garden! Now that the warmer months have finished and we’ve had a bit of rain, we thought it was time to construct our Maze 2.4m x 3.6m polycarbonate greenhouse! The area we’ve chosen is close to the edible garden paved area and raised garden bed.  We recently extended the raised bed but just two sleepers high( will fence it with trailer sides to keep out Audrey🤣) We haven’t levelled off the area for greenhouse, but have built up with Sienna sleepers, which gets rid of an ugly corner and takes advantage of the views. 

The greenhouse is a big project and does require a lot of patience, but well worth it in the end. You need to have a full day so that you can get it to a secured and safe stage and requires two people. We also added extra stability and support with upright sleepers snd cross Timbers onnthecsides that will cop the wind. We also have screwed greenhouse all around base to sleepers. 
It has taken around 20 hours with the two of us putting it up (not including foundation base.) We are going to have soil beds either side with a crushed stone path down middle and then decked area at back for my pots. We will also  be adding some timber sleeper shelves at the back of greenhouse.

 I will be growing veggies in the greenhouse to extend growing times ( eg tomatoes)  and also to protect things like capsicum and eggplants from frosts, so that  they can be grown as perennials. Starting off  seeds to get a head start on Spring sowing will also be done in the greenhouse. . Pots will also be moved in over winter,  cold sensitive plants like banana and Chocolate Pudding plant. I will be putting Dragonfruit in the permanent beds, I currently have one growing on my Verandah 


Here are the photos from what we have done so far, with more to follow as we progress. 


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Sorting out all the parts, keeps the build flowing. 












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Re: Lisa’s Greenhouse

Hello @LisasGarden


Thank you so much for posting those updated photos of your greenhouse project. Can you please tell us the approximate size of the greenhouse? What kind of plants will you be growing in the greenhouse? Are the clear panels made of polycarbonate or just plain plastic? I know it's a lot of questions, but I'm sure our members would be keen to know more about the advantages of owning a greenhouse of this particular size.


Please keep us updated with your progress, we look forward to seeing your greenhouse full of plants.




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Re: Lisa’s Greenhouse

Hi Eric, I’ve updated post 


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Great Job ! Looks amazing 😁

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Re: Lisa’s greenhouse build

This is awesome @LisasGarden 🥰🥰

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Greenhouse or no greenhouse - you certainly have a beautiful property in a stunning area! :smile:

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Thank you! @Noyade 

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Greenhouse Maze 2.4m x 3.6m

The greenhouse is finished! Decking, garden beds and Tuscan crushed rock path put in over the last week, we are so happy with how it has turned out. We used pre oiled merbau for the decking, filled the side beds with veggie soil and with the left over crushed rocks put around outside for a grass barrier. We are going to pitch sleeper seat outside on the back wall. 









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Yay !!!!!!!!! I love it @LisasGarden 

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Amazing @LisasGarden! I'm so pleased you now have a new space to work your gardening magic.




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