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alisonjjo Sun 29-Sep-13 11:51:10

We are looking to have a greenhouse in our garden but im a bit unsure of which size to go for. Hubby wants a 8x6 but would a 6x6 be big enough?

MrsLettuce Sun 29-Sep-13 11:57:11

Always go as big as you can realistically fit and afford.

bumperella Mon 30-Sep-13 20:48:44

Go for the 8x6....! It'll be big enough to have plants down both sides and across the back wall - the back wall part is sometimes a good place to grow something permanent and large/tall because you have the full height.
Check the height of door-frame etc, too.

Rhubarbgarden Wed 02-Oct-13 17:53:53

8 x 6

bigwellylittlewelly Thu 03-Oct-13 15:54:08

We've got an area set aside for 8x6

bigwellylittlewelly Thu 03-Oct-13 15:54:32

We've got an area set aside for 8x6

SweetLathyrus Tue 08-Oct-13 11:21:17

Always bigger than you think, you WILL fill it!

Talkinpeace Sat 19-Oct-13 17:11:35

Mine is 12 x 10 and my polytunnel is 15 x 9
trust me - get the biggest you possibly can afford as you WILL fill it!

And get a good one - mine is Robinsons - with toughened glass and LOTS of ventilation : we have automatic openers on the roof vents and I luff them.

purplewithred Thu 24-Oct-13 23:05:37

And high enough to grow your tomatoes tall. Nice high shoulders.

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