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  1. Greg C

    Small greenhouse - heating ideas?

    Hi Greg CFirst of all, the terracotta pot heating idea I saw here is genius, bloody love it! I got another idea for heating without a mains supply though - a portable propane heater. I'm not...
    Hi Greg CFirst of all, the terracotta pot heating idea I saw here is genius, bloody love it! I got another idea for heating without a mains supply though - a portable propane heater. I'm not sure if one would fit in there, I was having a look here: The Best Shed Heaters of 2018 - A...
    Hi Greg CFirst of all, the terracotta pot heating idea I saw here is genius, bloody love it! I got another idea for heating without a mains supply though - a portable propane heater. I'm not sure if one would fit in there, I was having a look...
    Hi Greg CFirst of all, the terracotta pot heating idea I saw here is genius, bloody love it! I got another idea for heating without a mains supply though - a portable propane heater. I'm not...
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  2. Grumps

    Tomato growing

    Hi Jane, No, don't strip the plants of all their leaves.:nonofinger::snorky: If you have trusses of toms being covered by some leaves then you can take those off to left the Sun get to them.:coffee::snorky:
    Hi Jane, No, don't strip the plants of all their leaves.:nonofinger::snorky: If you have trusses of toms being covered by some leaves then you can take those off to left the Sun get to them.:coffee::snorky:
    Hi Jane, No, don't strip the plants of all their leaves.:nonofinger::snorky: If you have trusses of toms being covered by some leaves then you can take those off to left the Sun get to them.:coffee::snorky:
    Hi Jane, No, don't strip the plants of all their leaves.:nonofinger::snorky: If you have trusses of toms being covered by some leaves then you can take those off to left the Sun get to them.:coffee::snorky:
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  3. jane0o0
    Like x 6

    Bell Pepper

    Just for a bit of fun, I sowed seeds saved from some very long Tesco Finest yellow peppers and what every plant produced was very small red peppers.
    Just for a bit of fun, I sowed seeds saved from some very long Tesco Finest yellow peppers and what every plant produced was very small red peppers.
    Just for a bit of fun, I sowed seeds saved from some very long Tesco Finest yellow peppers and what every plant produced was very small red peppers.
    Just for a bit of fun, I sowed seeds saved from some very long Tesco Finest yellow peppers and what every plant produced was very small red peppers.
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  4. TMAK

    Convert full height greenhouse to dwarf wall

    I've got loads of greenhouse glass (awaiting me building the new greenhouse), I bought an old greenhouse on ebay for £50 then got given another for free!:)
    I've got loads of greenhouse glass (awaiting me building the new greenhouse), I bought an old greenhouse on ebay for £50 then got given another for free!:)
    I've got loads of greenhouse glass (awaiting me building the new greenhouse), I bought an old greenhouse on ebay for £50 then got given another for free!:)
    I've got loads of greenhouse glass (awaiting me building the new greenhouse), I bought an old greenhouse on ebay for £50 then got given another for free!:)
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  5. Phyzio

    Seeking Instructions for old NHM Ltd Greenhouse Assembly.

    First thing to determine is the rough dimensions. Then determine which are the base pieces. Then work from there. If you are practical and have a good sense of spacial relationships, you’ll work...
    First thing to determine is the rough dimensions. Then determine which are the base pieces. Then work from there. If you are practical and have a good sense of spacial relationships, you’ll work it out. Give yourself plenty of time to make mistakes and you’ll get there. The biggest problem may...
    First thing to determine is the rough dimensions. Then determine which are the base pieces. Then work from there. If you are practical and have a good sense of spacial relationships, you’ll work it out. Give yourself plenty of time to make...
    First thing to determine is the rough dimensions. Then determine which are the base pieces. Then work from there. If you are practical and have a good sense of spacial relationships, you’ll work...
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  6. joebongo

    Micro irrigation for greenhouse - confused :-)

    I top mine @joebongo at around that height and remove some leaves especially round the base to open it up a little... I still self polinate with an artists brush and spray mist..Dont forget to...
    I top mine @joebongo at around that height and remove some leaves especially round the base to open it up a little... I still self polinate with an artists brush and spray mist..Dont forget to remove sucker stems/offshoots...
    I top mine @joebongo at around that height and remove some leaves especially round the base to open it up a little... I still self polinate with an artists brush and spray mist..Dont forget to remove sucker stems/offshoots...
    I top mine @joebongo at around that height and remove some leaves especially round the base to open it up a little... I still self polinate with an artists brush and spray mist..Dont forget to...
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  7. hydrogardener
    Like x 6

    Redorta tomato

    Thanks, I only saw your message now, and in the meanwhile I ordered the ebay one, but I'll save the link for the future :)
    Thanks, I only saw your message now, and in the meanwhile I ordered the ebay one, but I'll save the link for the future :)
    Thanks, I only saw your message now, and in the meanwhile I ordered the ebay one, but I'll save the link for the future :)
    Thanks, I only saw your message now, and in the meanwhile I ordered the ebay one, but I'll save the link for the future :)
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  8. Mellor3456

    Automatic watering

    Just received my Orbit water controller and the Hozelock irrigation kit . The Orbit is robustly made and programming it is really really simple. You just follow the setting dial. The set up photo...
    Just received my Orbit water controller and the Hozelock irrigation kit . The Orbit is robustly made and programming it is really really simple. You just follow the setting dial. The set up photo below shows the Controller , pressure reducer , Hozelock tap connector and irrigation hose Ø13 x...
    Just received my Orbit water controller and the Hozelock irrigation kit . The Orbit is robustly made and programming it is really really simple. You just follow the setting dial. The set up photo below shows the Controller , pressure reducer ,...
    Just received my Orbit water controller and the Hozelock irrigation kit . The Orbit is robustly made and programming it is really really simple. You just follow the setting dial. The set up photo...
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  9. jane0o0

    Cucumber Sweet Peppers Aubergine

    Thanks for the info sandymac. I'll have to prob pollinate with a brush as not getting bees in even though I've got 2 nests lol
    Thanks for the info sandymac. I'll have to prob pollinate with a brush as not getting bees in even though I've got 2 nests lol
    Thanks for the info sandymac. I'll have to prob pollinate with a brush as not getting bees in even though I've got 2 nests lol
    Thanks for the info sandymac. I'll have to prob pollinate with a brush as not getting bees in even though I've got 2 nests lol
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  10. Produr

    Help with tomato plant

    I agree with Noisett47 and JWK looks like scorch. Looks like water droplets sitting on the leaf in the lower picture, this can be caused by overwatering see section Lumps and nodules appear on...
    I agree with Noisett47 and JWK looks like scorch. Looks like water droplets sitting on the leaf in the lower picture, this can be caused by overwatering see section Lumps and nodules appear on the foliage in the link supplied by Noisett47 these nodules release water then scorching...
    I agree with Noisett47 and JWK looks like scorch. Looks like water droplets sitting on the leaf in the lower picture, this can be caused by overwatering see section Lumps and nodules appear on the foliage in the link supplied by Noisett47 these...
    I agree with Noisett47 and JWK looks like scorch. Looks like water droplets sitting on the leaf in the lower picture, this can be caused by overwatering see section Lumps and nodules appear on...
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  11. jane0o0

    Whitefly

    IIRC ricky101, it's whitefly that African Marigolds repel. Marigolds self-sow in my polytunnel each year and there has never been a whitefly problem, so I tend to believe in that tip :)
    IIRC ricky101, it's whitefly that African Marigolds repel. Marigolds self-sow in my polytunnel each year and there has never been a whitefly problem, so I tend to believe in that tip :)
    IIRC ricky101, it's whitefly that African Marigolds repel. Marigolds self-sow in my polytunnel each year and there has never been a whitefly problem, so I tend to believe in that tip :)
    IIRC ricky101, it's whitefly that African Marigolds repel. Marigolds self-sow in my polytunnel each year and there has never been a whitefly problem, so I tend to believe in that tip :)
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  12. WobblyGoblin

    Automatic louvre openers for Rhino greenhouse

    Hi,Doubt you will be able to enjoy any of the 'fruits' of your labours, sure the kids will have gobbled them all up before you get home . :biggrin:
    Hi,Doubt you will be able to enjoy any of the 'fruits' of your labours, sure the kids will have gobbled them all up before you get home . :biggrin:
    Hi,Doubt you will be able to enjoy any of the 'fruits' of your labours, sure the kids will have gobbled them all up before you get home . :biggrin:
    Hi,Doubt you will be able to enjoy any of the 'fruits' of your labours, sure the kids will have gobbled them all up before you get home . :biggrin:
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  13. Helen Evans

    Newbie with greenhouse!

    I'm learning everything as I go along! There's some great tips, help and advice on here!!
    I'm learning everything as I go along! There's some great tips, help and advice on here!!
    I'm learning everything as I go along! There's some great tips, help and advice on here!!
    I'm learning everything as I go along! There's some great tips, help and advice on here!!
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  14. jane0o0

    Shading Advice

    @sandymac i'd say any plant would grow ok as long as it as so much of sun then shade :)
    @sandymac i'd say any plant would grow ok as long as it as so much of sun then shade :)
    @sandymac i'd say any plant would grow ok as long as it as so much of sun then shade :)
    @sandymac i'd say any plant would grow ok as long as it as so much of sun then shade :)
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  15. jane0o0

    What's going on with Courgette

    Thanks all. I was only growing in greenhouse in case they don't grow well outside in the North East as its not as hot at the South.
    Thanks all. I was only growing in greenhouse in case they don't grow well outside in the North East as its not as hot at the South.
    Thanks all. I was only growing in greenhouse in case they don't grow well outside in the North East as its not as hot at the South.
    Thanks all. I was only growing in greenhouse in case they don't grow well outside in the North East as its not as hot at the South.
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  16. Mellor3456

    Upgrading Basic Greenhouse

    Just admit it mate you have memory blokes ;)
    Just admit it mate you have memory blokes ;)
    Just admit it mate you have memory blokes ;)
    Just admit it mate you have memory blokes ;)
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  17. jane0o0

    Moving stuff into Greenhouse

    Hi,At the very least you need to shut the windows at night, but thats where an auto vent add on kit becomes your best friend.You start feeding once the first fruits have 'set' eg you can just...
    Hi,At the very least you need to shut the windows at night, but thats where an auto vent add on kit becomes your best friend.You start feeding once the first fruits have 'set' eg you can just see the little green toms as the flowers begin to fade.What you may also need to do is hand...
    Hi,At the very least you need to shut the windows at night, but thats where an auto vent add on kit becomes your best friend.You start feeding once the first fruits have 'set' eg you can just see the little green toms as the flowers begin to...
    Hi,At the very least you need to shut the windows at night, but thats where an auto vent add on kit becomes your best friend.You start feeding once the first fruits have 'set' eg you can just...
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  18. Notty1975

    Recommend a window Opener

    You can buy auto vents, and new pistons, off of Ebay for around £13.I'm going to get one for a new vent I've put in.
    You can buy auto vents, and new pistons, off of Ebay for around £13.I'm going to get one for a new vent I've put in.
    You can buy auto vents, and new pistons, off of Ebay for around £13.I'm going to get one for a new vent I've put in.
    You can buy auto vents, and new pistons, off of Ebay for around £13.I'm going to get one for a new vent I've put in.
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  19. TMAK

    Wrong size glass

    I had to replace 2 panes last week, went to glazier and asked for a standard horti glass 2ft pane, and I needed the triangular piece for the apex, which I did have the old one with a corner...
    I had to replace 2 panes last week, went to glazier and asked for a standard horti glass 2ft pane, and I needed the triangular piece for the apex, which I did have the old one with a corner missing, he may have cut the triangle but they keep the squares ready cut, he informed me 610 is size now,...
    I had to replace 2 panes last week, went to glazier and asked for a standard horti glass 2ft pane, and I needed the triangular piece for the apex, which I did have the old one with a corner missing, he may have cut the triangle but they keep the...
    I had to replace 2 panes last week, went to glazier and asked for a standard horti glass 2ft pane, and I needed the triangular piece for the apex, which I did have the old one with a corner...
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  20. JWK
    Like x 17

    New Greenhouse

    Hi Lori,What you see is the remote monitor set up on my desk in the house so I can see whats going on in the greenhouse.Its part of my own diy system built and programmed using an Arduino...
    Hi Lori,What you see is the remote monitor set up on my desk in the house so I can see whats going on in the greenhouse.Its part of my own diy system built and programmed using an Arduino micro controller. I put a few details of it in a post earlier, an interesting hobby generally for...
    Hi Lori,What you see is the remote monitor set up on my desk in the house so I can see whats going on in the greenhouse.Its part of my own diy system built and programmed using an Arduino micro controller. I put a few details of it in a post...
    Hi Lori,What you see is the remote monitor set up on my desk in the house so I can see whats going on in the greenhouse.Its part of my own diy system built and programmed using an Arduino...
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