Monthly Archives: August 2007

Greenhouse base finished

I’ve now finished the greenhouse base. It’s all grouted and ready for the arrival of the greenhouse. I didn’t need to buy any new slabs and am quite pleased with the result – having never laid slabs before. I just … Continue reading

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All slabs down

I’ve now got all the slabs laid. The gap you can see to the right (by the bucket) is for my heatsink, this will be used to store warmth during the day and release that warm at night to keep … Continue reading

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First row of slabs

After a considerable amount of head scratching I’ve worked out a way of paving the area under the greenhouse without the need to buy any slabs. The previous owners of the house left us a motley collection of slabs and … Continue reading

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Sand and hardcore

The greenhouse base is progressing well.I’ve now got the hardcore layer tamped down and have put the sand layer on top. I’m still a bit concerned about the depths but we’ll see how that goes when I start laying the … Continue reading

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Greenhouse base started

After a bit of a kerfuffle (the lorry not being able to deliver my sand and hardcore and then, when able to deliver, punching a hole in the pavement with its outrigger) I’ve finally been able to start the base … Continue reading

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