The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Hothouses entrances

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2168. The entrance to hothouses is commonly at each end, and sometimes in the middle, either of which modes answers perfectly where the ground-plan is a parallelogram; but for any description of curvilinear house, the entrance is more commodiously made through a lobby at each end of the house, which lobby is best formed behind the wall. When there are a number of curvilinear houses placed against one wall, one door in the wall between each will serve every purpose, and the whole will be at once elegant and commodiously connected.