RE: [gardeners] RE: Dream Garden Shed

Terry King (
Mon, 23 Jul 2001 10:43:25 -0700

Oh!  Good idea Margaret. As long as I can keep it more dust free than my
house. :-D

Now if I can just hold my breath long enough for my dream to materialize....


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Margaret
> Lauterbach
> Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 9:44 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [gardeners] RE: Dream Garden Shed
> 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.
> >
> >Terry
> >E. WA. zone 4