When we retired, we spent the springs in Wisconsin making maple syrup instead. The greenhouse is still there, but has not been used for many years. The photos are from 2001.
|North side of green house is just an insulated garden|
shed. South side is slanted ribbed clear plastic to let
in a lot of sunshine in the winter
|By April (2001), the geraniums are ready to sell|
|Russ stands in front of the starting shelves with lights and|
heat pads underneath
|Some begonias for the garden|
|And a few coleus for the shady entry to the house|
|Another spring project is to paint the birdhouse gourds from the garden|
|The 1947 WD Allis Chalmers with the snow bucket is|
our Pine Island tractor.
|Winter of 2001 was very busy doing the sheetrock on our new house -- yes we were building it ourselves|
|Master bedroom upstairs (basement, main and upstairs levels).|
To get lots of light we bought large insulated glass sheets
and built them into the walls. The casings upstairs are
all jackpine from the woods along the St.Croix River Road.
|2001 we still lived in the Candominium|
adjacent to the new house. We moved in
in later in the summer. The new house is almost
finished 12 years later ;-)