Inspired by Conservatories
When I am in need of a quick escape from a seemingly-endless Chicago winter, I walk to to our local park's conservatory, which houses lush tropical plants, flowers, and greenery. When I visited their annual spring flower show recently, I began to think about how fabulous it would be to have a home with a conservatory. A greenhouse would also be lovely, but I would prefer an attached conservatory that I could enjoy without leaving the warmth of the house in the winter. Conservatories differ…
12 Most Beautiful DIY Shed Ideas with Reclaimed Windows
12 amazing DIY she shed and greenhouse ideas: how to create beautiful backyard offices, studios and garden rooms with reclaimed windows and other materials.
Vintage Greenhouses & Potting Sheds - Victoria Elizabeth Barnes
Historic Home: President F.D. Roosevelt, Hyde Park | Atticmag | Kitchens, Bathrooms, Interior Design. The old greenhouse | Flickr – Photo Sharing!. Greenhouse. Small Conservatory Greenhouse: Palmhouses & Greenhouses by Tanglewood Conservatories. DIY Craft Projects using Old Vintage Windows Doors – Trash to Treasure – Architectural Salvage. Added, May 1: From a For Sale listing… …
Glass Window Greenhouse - A Mountain Hearth
As is the story with many DIY-ers, an up-cycled glass window greenhouse project was on my to-do list for years. I started saving a window collection when we moved onto this homestead three years ago, and responded to a few “free window” offers from friends who were updating the windows on their houses. I even...
What Is a Conservatory?
The idea that you can have a greenhouse full of beautiful plants is not new. People have been putting plants in greenhouses to enjoy tropical plants in the winter for as long as it has been cold. Usually a glass and hardwood structure, the greenhouse can be built to match the rest of the building th