Re: [gardeners] RE: Dream Garden Shed

Margaret Lauterbach (
Mon, 23 Jul 2001 10:44:11 -0600

Terry, and space to hang drying herbs!  Sounds fantastic!!!  Margaret L

At 09:11 AM 7/23/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Thanks for the great ideas.  The reason I asked is we just came across the
>deal of the century on lumber and DH says I can build a garden shed however
>I like.  My idea went suddenly from a basic 10 x 16 tool shed with lean-to
>greenhouse to my own personal garden retreat/work space/tool
>storage/greenhouse. My current idea is for a 16 x 20 "cottage" with a porch
>on the N. side for a cool summer retreat and a pit greenhouse on the south
>(thanks Lee-Ann and Margaret for that idea).  The inside will be insulated
>and finished with shelves for pots, soil, fertilizers, seeds, season
>extenders, and all my craft/spinning paraphernalia.  I'll have an area for a
>potting bench (that might be in the greenhouse) and another for a craft work
>table. I want lockers on the outside with pegs for hanging hand tools and
>hoses.  I also want a nook with a big comfortable chair to curl up with a
>book and a lock on the door so no one disturbs me. It may also have a loft
>where I can store more stuff or have an extra sleeping place for guests. I
>would like to add a wood stove for winter heat and eventually electricity.
>I'm already daydreaming about the gardens that will lead to and surround my
>new building.
>Now I just have to be *patient* (a difficult task for me) while arrangements
>for the lumber's arrival are made and time is scheduled to build it.  BTW: I
>found great pre-drawn plans on the web.
>E. WA. zone 4