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How to create a three-sided greenhouse window over a kitchen sink. Includes instructions on how to construct a Descanso Garden Guild window. Photos show three options for finishing the interior area.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 26, 40

Houseplant bump-in. Enclosed plant shelves form a window greenhouse with a hinged top designed to fit any window. Estimated cost: $63.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 37, 54

Installing a greenhouse-style window. Some tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1987 (v.10#11) pg. 35

Basement views. How to install a greenhouse window in a basement window. Part 1. How to excavate a large window well and line it with timbers. Insert tells how to enlarge a basement window into a door.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 44

Basement views. How to install a greenhouse window in a basement window. Part 2. Preparing the window opening and installing the greenhouse window.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 47

Build a frame around a window using 1x4 lumber, mortised to receive glass shelves, and create a mini greenhouse.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 100

A window greenhouse to build in a day. It hooks onto the inside of any window and has 2 shelves and glass doors.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 19 1980 (v.93#3) pg. 58

Build your own window greenhouse. Wooden framework is glazed with clear acrylic. Est. cost: $100.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 19 1983 (v.96#6) pg. 68

A window greenhouse you can build. Simple greenhouse has a 1x2 frame covered with 6 or 8 mill plastic. Designed to be mounted on the inside of a window. Est. cost: under $10.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #182 Jul-Aug 1977 (v.27#5) pg. 49

Tips on selecting and installing a window greenhouse. Sketch (and plans) assist you in building your own window greenhouse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 64

Window greenhouse is built from 2x12 lumber and utilizes either an old or new window sash.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #7 Feb-Mar 1982 pg. 10

Garden windows. Tips on selecting and installing a window greenhouse in place of an ordinary window.
HOME MECHANIX #754 Apr 1991 (v.87) pg. 62

Garden windows. Replacing an ordinary window with a mini-greenhouse. What is available and installation tips.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.13#7) pg. 26

Drawings show how to make a window greenhouse with a frame of plastic-coated wire mesh covered with clear plastic.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 14

Replace a window with a small window greenhouse that sticks out about 12".. A simple wooden framework is covered with ordinary window glass.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #564 May 1975 (v.71) pg. 36

Build these useful window dressings. (1) Cabinets flank a bay window and window seat. (2) Greenhouse cabinets flank a window. (3) Early American cupboards conceal radiator under the window. (4) Sliding, insulated window shutters.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #645 Feb 1982 (v.78) pg. 78

How to build a window greenhouse from square aluminum tubing and glass.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 126

A $.15 solar window greenhouse.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 88

A three-way window box that is a solar heater, greenhouse, and food dryer in one.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 80

Window greenhouse fits into a window opening like a portable air conditioner. An acrylic window-well cover set into a wooden frame forms the "greenhouse".
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #108 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 65

Window greenhouse built from plywood, aluminum, and acrylic sheet. Est. cost: $88.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 45

Tips on making a window greenhouse.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1984 (v.31#12) pg. 50

Window greenhouse. Designed to fit a 28"x42" window. Has cedar frame, adjustable shelves and Plexiglas glazing. Est. cost: $100.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1988 (v.35#12) pg. 75

Window greenhouse is basically a wooden frame covered with clear plastic. It is held onto the window casting with hooks-and-eyes for easy removal.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1975 (v.144#3) pg. 54

Small greenhouse fits into the bottom half of a conventional double-hung window. Built of Plexiglas and wood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1974 (v.205#5) pg. 102

Add a greenhouse to your window. Simple wooden frame covered with plastic sheeting.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1976 (v.208#2) pg. 144

How to make a self-ventilating window greenhouse.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1977 (v.211#6) pg. 108

Window greenhouse make be adapted to fit any size window. Frame is made from 1" aluminum angle. Windows are Plexiglas. Frame is assembled with "Pop rivets". Estimated cost: $100 for a three shelf unit.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1980 (v.217#1) pg. 131

Greenhouses for your own back yard include window unit, lean-to and plastic covered.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jun 1965 (v.36#6) pg. 48

How to mount a plastic dome skylight on a side wall to make a greenhouse window.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 134

Pop-out plant window for a bathroom is built from exterior plywood. Box bottom is 10" below the window sill on the outside to hold deep pots.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 124

Prefabricated window greenhouse serves as the backdrop for a desk built into a window opening.
SUNSET Oct 1981 (v.167#4) pg. 180

Tip: Add a window greenhouse or a small plant room on the outside wall of your bathroom tub or shower.
SUNSET Feb 1982 (v.168#2) pg. 104

Window greenhouse brings outdoors inside. A window is extended outward to make room for plants. Top of the window is given a narrow roof, much like a gable. The sides of the extension are also glazed with plastic to provide maximum light input for the plants.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1979 (v.35#3) pg. 56

Tip on covering the ground under a window greenhouse installed in a basement window in order to prevent collecting of water and to eliminate the need for weeding, mowing, etc. under the window.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1988 (v.44#3) pg. 18

A window for plants. Installation of a garden window or box-bay window with glass top in place of an existing window.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1994 (v.50#5) pg. 55