I’ve taken over a small section of my house, the sun porch, and dedicated it to my indoor garden project for apartment dwellers as well as for the seedling factory for all my outdoor garden beds. This part of my house is south facing and gets pretty good natural light. I wanted to capitalize on the natural light so all the shelves in this area are up off the floor about fourteen inches so that as many shelves as possible can get the direct sunlight.  I measure the room and the space and then I draw out my ideas. By creating a design on paper I am able to go to catalogues and websites and make sure anything I need will fit and work in the space.

This is part one of three.

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