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Old 02-15-2012, 09:22 AM
 
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I put in a garden window in the master bath of my first house.... The humidity helped the plants, and I grew a lot of plants. Personally, I really like them (though not very big).
In the current house, I upscaled a little, and put in a solar greenhouse... not that big, maybe 10'x20', two stories, and it is wonderful. You can grow orchids, cactus, african violets, along with things like tomatoes, hot peppers, roses etc... A spiral staircase gets you to the lower level.

I would put in a garden window again, in the blink of an eye.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:15 PM
 
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Here are a couple of photos of my garden windows.

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w6/texasfirewheel/HomeGardenWindowHoneysCallaLilies.jpg (broken link)

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Old 02-15-2012, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Very nice!
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Old 02-15-2012, 05:38 PM
 
Location: In Line For The E Ticket Ride
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Love the pots, Texas!
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Old 02-15-2012, 06:04 PM
 
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Thanks, Flamingo13 and DewDropInn. The granite tiles are on all four sides of the windows and match the granite countertop in my kitchen.

I collect Roseville pots, but I have too many and am looking for a Support Group to help me kick the habit.
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Old 02-16-2012, 04:19 AM
 
Location: Prospect, KY
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Nice garden windows Tex!
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Old 02-16-2012, 06:47 AM
 
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Thanks for the compliments. My garden windows arent the really nice Renaissance ones -- I'd love to have those but my budget wouldnt allow it. I just posted the photos to show that even middle-of-the-line garden windows can add so much beauty to a room.
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Old 02-16-2012, 07:03 AM
 
Location: Far from where I'd like to be
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I collect Roseville pots, but I have too many and am looking for a Support Group to help me kick the habit.
Gad, I'm jealous!

I simply ran out of room for any more pottery. I crammed so much of it into one china closet that one of the shelves collapsed. That's when you know it's time to quit! LOL

Not only that, Roseville et al are getting too pricey!
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Old 02-16-2012, 07:16 AM
 
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Gad, I'm jealous!
I simply ran out of room for any more pottery. I crammed so much of it into one china closet that one of the shelves collapsed. That's when you know it's time to quit! LOL
Not only that, Roseville et al are getting too pricey!

I have Roseville pots everywhere. (eBay has been both a blessing and a curse for me.) I dont want to hijack this thread but I'll post a few photos of where I've stashed some of them:




http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w6/texasfirewheel/HomeKitchen013-3.jpg (broken link)



http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w6/texasfirewheel/HomeKitchenHangingPlants-1.jpg (broken link)

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w6/texasfirewheel/HomeDiningRoom5-1.jpg (broken link)

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w6/texasfirewheel/HomeComputerRoomExpoCraneGrassPlants.jpg (broken link)

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Old 02-16-2012, 07:34 AM
 
Location: Far from where I'd like to be
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You'll remember me in your will, won't you?

I've been to the several of the Zanesville pottery lovers' reunions, and still haven't seen that much Roseville in one place!
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