Pouring the Concrete Foundation

Project: Greenhouse, Episode 2, Part 3



Bob surveys the newly excavated foundation layout and sees the concrete poured along a special conveyor belt to make the footings. Bob then travels to New York City to experience a large-scale, world-class greenhouse, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden.
Part 1: Foundation Layout
Part 2: Brooklyn Botanical Garden Tour
Part 3: Pouring the Concrete Foundation
Bob watches as the crew prepares the footings for the greenhouse foundation. Contractor John Pratt pours the concrete, using a conveyor instead of a traditional pump. Meanwhile, Bob and contractor Bob Ryley start inserting the reinforcing rods.
Bob Vila heads to Cape Cod in the dead of winter to watch over the construction of a custom, high-tech greenhouse. The design and construction of a new addition to the front of an existing house afforded the creation of this conservatory and of a new front entry pavilion that features a mahogany pergola supported by limestone columns.

ALL EPISODES IN GREENHOUSE

MOST POPULAR CLIPS

OUTDOOR PROJECTS

HOUSE & GARDEN TOURS

SEE MORE IN
Basement & Garage

Don't Miss