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Instructables user cheft made a greenhouse from old windows gathered from houses being torn down in the neighborhood. Looks pretty impressive!

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • impatient

    your site is so slow, I just about gave up on it. It hangs at doubleclick and google analyics.

  • Sue

    No problems with site hangups and slow loading here – could it be a problem on your end? Loaded this page in under 3 seconds for me, and I’m using run-of-the-mill high speed connection, nothing fancy.

    Love the site, by the way, and would love to make this greenhouse!

  • Anonymous

    Site Ran slow for me too and my connection is fast with everything – it’s the double click ad’s doing it.

    I love the idea of using old windows though for a greenhouse and I am really surprised that I didn’t think of it myself. Totally doable and really low cost especially if you utilize a local Habitat for Humanity Resale Shop.Thumbs up!

  • Roger

    Slow, slow, slow—–I’m giving up as well. Good idea as far as Habitat resale shop. Great place to pick up materials

  • Anonymous

    I am afraid I gave up waiting and I have high speed broadband!

  • Al from Anacortes

    yes, they’re right! your sight is causing a slow load for us who are interested in what you have to say.

  • Anonymous

    Wonderful ideas, but its a shame that your site is too slow! I know you’ve got to make ends meet but take it easy with the ads!

  • Shannon
  • Iain Murray

    on my wish list !

  • Tonia Grazzini

    love this. gathering windows and supplies as we speak. may want to ask your local home improvement store for an installers name and number. when they replace the windows and doors they have to pay to haul them away. would love to give them away.