Swallow Finch Lean to Greenhouse

Swallow Finch Lean to Greenhouse

The Swallow Finch lean to greenhouse is a the new 4ft wide greenhouse from Swallow Greenhouses. Do you have just enough room at the side of your house or garage for a greenhouse ? You may have more than enough room without realising !
This new wooden greenhouse from Swallow GB Ltd might just be the answer. The new Swallow Finch Lean to is only 4ft 6” wide (out from the wall) meaning that it can be shoe horned into the tightest of available space and will provide a really beautiful environment for growing plants and vegetables year round.
Swallow greenhouses are handmade here in the UK by true craftsmen with love and care along with attention to detail that is so lacking in many wooden greenhouses for sale ! Swallow Greenhouses are built from redwood pine timber and include a length of timber staging, toughened glass, Bayliss autovents and lockable doors as standard.
The huge added bonus of choosing a Swallow Greenhouse is that full installation of the greenhouse in your garden is included in the price ! This takes any hassle out of the process. Simply order your Swallow Greenhouse and then wait for it to be delivered within 4 weeks and erected before your very eyes ! Simples !

Swallow Finch 4ft Wide Lean-to

Here is a photo of a freshly fitted 4ft x 8ft Swallow Finch lean-to sitting against the side of a bungalow. In this photo you can clearly make out the black PVC Damp Barrier going around the foot of the greenhouse that prevents the timber from becoming damp, making your new greenhouse last a lifetime !

Swallow Finch 6x4 Lean To Greenhouse

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The Swallow Finch lean-to benefits from some great standard features such as this full length slatted staging for storage and potting up. In the photo below you can also see the optional high level shelf.

swallow greenhouse slatted staging

You also get automatic roof vents as standard. Swallow use the excellent and industry leading Bayliss XL autovent to help you ventilate your greenhouse in hot weather as seen below.

swallow greenhouse bayliss autovents

Perhaps the best feature of Swallow greenhouses is the inward opening doors with stainless steel handles and mortise locks for added security:

swallow greenhouse inward opening door

The Swallow Finch lean to greenhouse is available in the following sizes: 4ft x 6ft, 4ft x 8ft, 4ft x 10ft and 4ft x 12ft

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Lean to Greenhouses

Lean to Greenhouses

Lean to greenhouses are a great way to fit a greenhouse into a tight space against a house or garage or even on a balcony if you live in an apartment. Lean to greenhouses are also used as sunrooms and can simply become additional living space when attached to the house. A very warm and sunny bit of living space for you as well as your plants !

Vitavia Ida Lean-To Greenhouse 3300 Green 8×4

From the smallest 4×2 lean to greenhouses which can fit on your balcony or squeeze into the corner of most gardens or yards, all can be used to enjoy the “grow your own” experience. Whether you’re into flowers or veg even a mini lean to greenhouse can allow you to maximize your growing seasons. Whether you have a tiny balcony or a large patio area, there will be a lean-to to suit your needs.

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Small Lean to Greenhouses

Even if space is tight there are some cracking little lean to greenhouses out there to get you growing. One of our favorites is the Vitavia  Ida 900 small lean to in 2ft x 4ft size. This little lean-to comes in silver or a nice deep green colour. You get a single sliding door and an opening roof vent to keep the greenhouse cool in hot weather and a choice of standard greenhouse glass or toughened safety glass glazing. You can place the greenhouse on a timber frame base or better than that Vitavia offer a galvanized steel base tailor made for the Ida 900 which gives great rigidity and strength.

vitavia ida 900 lean to green greenhouse

Vitavia Ida 900 Lean to Greenhouse

Vitavia offer this lean to in 2ft x 6ft also. The Vitavia 1300 lean to greenhouse gives a bit more width and almost doubles the growing space over the smaller Ida 900 as it has a central sliding door giving clearly defined growing space on either side.

Vitavia Ida 1300 lean to 2x6

Brand new for 2013 Vitavia have introduced some larger Ida Lean-to’s that are 6ft Wide (Deep) for those of us with a bit more space. These new Ida’s have double sliding doors at the front that can be separated into two single doors to place on either end of the greenhouse if that’s better for you. You get standard horticultural glass sides and a 4mm polycarbonate roof for safety and plant protection.  The new Ida lean to is available in 6×8, 6×10 and 6×12 and is shipping now at Greenhouse Stores.

vitavia Ida 5200 6x8 lean to greenhouse

Vitavia Ida 5200 Lean to Greenhouse 6×8

Halls Silverline Curved Eaves Lean to

This is a slightly unusual, but non the less attractive greenhouse from Halls. The eaves section at the front of the greenhouse is nicely curved. This is done by using clear acyrlic glazing rather than glass as it’s tough, flexible and UV resistant so it won’t discolour over time. The Silverline Lean-to is available as a 6×8, a 6×10 and a 6ft x 12ft model in silver or green powder coated finishes.
halls silverline lean to 6x8 greenhouse
Here’s a close-up of the curved eaves section on the greenhouse:
Halls Silverline Acrylic Curved Eaves

Large Lean-to Greenhouses

If you have the space then a larger lean to greenhouse can offer you the opportunity to have a nice warm extension to your house for growing your plants and can also be used as a place to relax, like a sun room or conservatory !

A great example of a modern large lean-to is the brand new Vitavia Helena Lean to Greenhouse. It’s 9ft wide and is built from thick section aluminium for superb strength. It features double sliding doors that can be positioned on the front width of the greenhouse or at either end, whichever suits you best. Glazing is 4mm float glass and the roof is made from 10mm thick twin wall polycarbonate for safety and plant protection. The Helena is available in 9 x 11, 9 x  13 and 9 x 15 sizes.

Vitavia Helena 8600 9ft x 13ft Lean to Greenhouse

vitavia helena lean to greenhouse

Vitavia Helena 8600 lean to

Greenhouse Safety Considerations

One important point to remember is that it’s generally accepted that if you are entering the lean-to from your house rather than from outside you should use toughened safety glass to ensure the very best safe conditions for your family when entering the greenhouse from the house.

Buying a Lean-to Greenhouse

Buying a lean to greenhouse is particularly straightforward today, given that you can choose the best model for you and buy a lean to greenhouse online from retailers like Greenhouse Stores who offer a huge range of lean to greenhouses with free UK home delivery service.