Our expert plant propagator has a glasshouse at home, full of Tree Trust plants, and she would like it back. We therefore bought a glasshouse from Winter Garden in Tokoroa, and this 5' 30" video shows it being unpacked and erected at our nursery.
We picked up the two packages from Mainfreight in Te Rapa with our truck, and brought them back to our nursery. The box with the glass in it was too heavy to be so much as moved by 2 men, so it stayed on the truck until Thursday, when we could unload it by unpacking it first. The Bruce got his team together and building started on the 25th July, a Saturday. The foundations and much of the frame were completed that day, and the rest of it next day, Sunday. There were hiccups along the way. The directions for assembly came in the form of a booklet, but even so it needed Bruce's well-honed trade skills to get put it together.
The next step is to furnish it, and transfer the plants from Joan's glasshouse.
The Tuesday group consists of volunteers who meet at the nursery and spend about three hours (9 - 12) doing whatever needs to be done, according to the season: potting on, planting out, weeding etc., either at the nursery or, more often, out at any of the walkways or other sites which may be under development or in need of maintenance.
Residents fronting the western boundary were sent a letter and a plan in June 2006, detailing what was proposed. Feedback was invited and assistance asked for. The documents are shown in the side menu.