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  1. Spacemunkey

    Watering frequency???

    I water every day and feed once a week when setting fruit, but increase to twice a week when heavily fruiting. I also cut the end off a milk carton and sink it in the ground next to the plant and...
    I water every day and feed once a week when setting fruit, but increase to twice a week when heavily fruiting. I also cut the end off a milk carton and sink it in the ground next to the plant and water through this. This is especially good for cucumbers so that the stem doesn't rot which is...
    I water every day and feed once a week when setting fruit, but increase to twice a week when heavily fruiting. I also cut the end off a milk carton and sink it in the ground next to the plant and water through this. This is especially good for...
    I water every day and feed once a week when setting fruit, but increase to twice a week when heavily fruiting. I also cut the end off a milk carton and sink it in the ground next to the plant and...
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  2. martin-f
    Like x 3

    Hozelock growbag waterer

    @HarryS , bought two more planters today Harry :)
    @HarryS , bought two more planters today Harry :)
    @HarryS , bought two more planters today Harry :)
    @HarryS , bought two more planters today Harry :)
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  3. Spacemunkey

    Vine weevil larvae !!!!!!

    We've watered all our plants for sale, except edibles, with Vine Weevil killer. A couple of thousand of them :rolleyespink:
    We've watered all our plants for sale, except edibles, with Vine Weevil killer. A couple of thousand of them :rolleyespink:
    We've watered all our plants for sale, except edibles, with Vine Weevil killer. A couple of thousand of them :rolleyespink:
    We've watered all our plants for sale, except edibles, with Vine Weevil killer. A couple of thousand of them :rolleyespink:
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  4. Spacemunkey
    Like x 6

    I've got flowers coming

    I've had a thought? I was advised to tap my tomato flowers, do I do the same with the cucumber flowers??? My only worry is will I have long red cylindrical shaped tomato and round cucumbers if...
    I've had a thought? I was advised to tap my tomato flowers, do I do the same with the cucumber flowers??? My only worry is will I have long red cylindrical shaped tomato and round cucumbers if they cross pollinate :rasp:
    I've had a thought? I was advised to tap my tomato flowers, do I do the same with the cucumber flowers??? My only worry is will I have long red cylindrical shaped tomato and round cucumbers if they cross pollinate :rasp:
    I've had a thought? I was advised to tap my tomato flowers, do I do the same with the cucumber flowers??? My only worry is will I have long red cylindrical shaped tomato and round cucumbers if...
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  5. Spacemunkey

    When do I plant my Tomatoes in the greenhouse

    I just received an "Alert" to this thread. Weird. :rolleyespink:But a good reminder to say that I planted mine out the other day. And I told them, "suck it up". I told them that kindly ... but with emphasis...
    I just received an "Alert" to this thread. Weird. :rolleyespink:But a good reminder to say that I planted mine out the other day. And I told them, "suck it up". I told them that kindly ... but with emphasis on the do or die statement. :paladin:So far all has been great and I live in Canada so that's a statement...
    I just received an "Alert" to this thread. Weird. :rolleyespink:But a good reminder to say that I planted mine out the other day. And I told them, "suck it up". I told them that kindly ... but with emphasis on the do or die statement. :paladin:So far all has been...
    I just received an "Alert" to this thread. Weird. :rolleyespink:But a good reminder to say that I planted mine out the other day. And I told them, "suck it up". I told them that kindly ... but with emphasis...
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  6. LittleSparrow

    Droopy Cucumber

    We all get impatient.;) Took me years to learn to take my time and not rush things.
    We all get impatient.;) Took me years to learn to take my time and not rush things.
    We all get impatient.;) Took me years to learn to take my time and not rush things.
    We all get impatient.;) Took me years to learn to take my time and not rush things.
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  7. Sheps

    Greenhouse ventilation

    Will all your requirements , sounds like you need to commission a custom unit.If you search the web you will find some smaller commercial units like this one that might be adapatable, though...
    Will all your requirements , sounds like you need to commission a custom unit.If you search the web you will find some smaller commercial units like this one that might be adapatable, though doubtless expensive. Greenhouse Controller - BWI Grower Technical SalesYou might find some diyers who...
    Will all your requirements , sounds like you need to commission a custom unit.If you search the web you will find some smaller commercial units like this one that might be adapatable, though doubtless expensive. Greenhouse Controller - BWI...
    Will all your requirements , sounds like you need to commission a custom unit.If you search the web you will find some smaller commercial units like this one that might be adapatable, though...
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  8. Sheps

    What size armoured cable for greenhouse electrics?

    It's the one type of connector that I will never use, probably because it's the type that came apart, [literally], in my hand many years and burnt my palm and fingers to the bone leaving scars to...
    It's the one type of connector that I will never use, probably because it's the type that came apart, [literally], in my hand many years and burnt my palm and fingers to the bone leaving scars to the shape of the connector in my left hand that I bear today.
    It's the one type of connector that I will never use, probably because it's the type that came apart, [literally], in my hand many years and burnt my palm and fingers to the bone leaving scars to the shape of the connector in my left hand that I...
    It's the one type of connector that I will never use, probably because it's the type that came apart, [literally], in my hand many years and burnt my palm and fingers to the bone leaving scars to...
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  9. travelbug

    Eden shading...help needed please....

    Mr strawbridge`s design isnt effective, physics/thermodynamics dont seem to be his strong point ;) The performance of a system is related to how long the "entire" greenhouse air volume spends...
    Mr strawbridge`s design isnt effective, physics/thermodynamics dont seem to be his strong point ;) The performance of a system is related to how long the "entire" greenhouse air volume spends underground. This shouldnt be confused with how long the air spends underground. Conventional wisdom...
    Mr strawbridge`s design isnt effective, physics/thermodynamics dont seem to be his strong point ;) The performance of a system is related to how long the "entire" greenhouse air volume spends underground. This shouldnt be confused with how long the...
    Mr strawbridge`s design isnt effective, physics/thermodynamics dont seem to be his strong point ;) The performance of a system is related to how long the "entire" greenhouse air volume spends...
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  10. Tony Edwards

    Greenhouse extension

    I started with one greenhouse from the greenhouse people and just added another one onto the door end and filled the 2" gap with polycarbonate sheet, rgds sandy
    I started with one greenhouse from the greenhouse people and just added another one onto the door end and filled the 2" gap with polycarbonate sheet, rgds sandy
    I started with one greenhouse from the greenhouse people and just added another one onto the door end and filled the 2" gap with polycarbonate sheet, rgds sandy
    I started with one greenhouse from the greenhouse people and just added another one onto the door end and filled the 2" gap with polycarbonate sheet, rgds sandy
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  11. TMAK

    heating system need help choosing

    You should be able to calculate roughly how much heat you`ll need based on your dome dimensions and in/out temperature difference. It looks like you have roughly 600 ft2 of surface area, 1930 ft3...
    You should be able to calculate roughly how much heat you`ll need based on your dome dimensions and in/out temperature difference. It looks like you have roughly 600 ft2 of surface area, 1930 ft3 of volume and a 61ft perimeter. I personally wouldnt encase the timber frame between the inner and...
    You should be able to calculate roughly how much heat you`ll need based on your dome dimensions and in/out temperature difference. It looks like you have roughly 600 ft2 of surface area, 1930 ft3 of volume and a 61ft perimeter. I personally...
    You should be able to calculate roughly how much heat you`ll need based on your dome dimensions and in/out temperature difference. It looks like you have roughly 600 ft2 of surface area, 1930 ft3...
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  12. Steve R

    Mini greenhouse raised bed mix

    A clever idea. :)
    A clever idea. :)
    A clever idea. :)
    A clever idea. :)
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  13. ricky101

    Air circulation with a fan ?

    I run mine 365days/24hr with 15mins on/off periods - since using a fan in this way I've had much fewer problems with moulds and bugs.
    I run mine 365days/24hr with 15mins on/off periods - since using a fan in this way I've had much fewer problems with moulds and bugs.
    I run mine 365days/24hr with 15mins on/off periods - since using a fan in this way I've had much fewer problems with moulds and bugs.
    I run mine 365days/24hr with 15mins on/off periods - since using a fan in this way I've had much fewer problems with moulds and bugs.
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  14. Paul Blackburn

    Heating Greenhouse

    My thoughts are, to get 15-20C at night you might be better with a propagating bench, rather than trying to heat the whole greenhouse to that temperature.It could cost quite a lot to run and...
    My thoughts are, to get 15-20C at night you might be better with a propagating bench, rather than trying to heat the whole greenhouse to that temperature.It could cost quite a lot to run and electric heater at those temperatures, lets face it, even in mid summer the night temperatures are...
    My thoughts are, to get 15-20C at night you might be better with a propagating bench, rather than trying to heat the whole greenhouse to that temperature.It could cost quite a lot to run and electric heater at those temperatures, lets face it,...
    My thoughts are, to get 15-20C at night you might be better with a propagating bench, rather than trying to heat the whole greenhouse to that temperature.It could cost quite a lot to run and...
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  15. NigelJ
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    New Greenhouse

    My Rhino has stood up to the winter in a coastal location and is now starting to produce crops ready for the coming year, really happy with it
    My Rhino has stood up to the winter in a coastal location and is now starting to produce crops ready for the coming year, really happy with it
    My Rhino has stood up to the winter in a coastal location and is now starting to produce crops ready for the coming year, really happy with it
    My Rhino has stood up to the winter in a coastal location and is now starting to produce crops ready for the coming year, really happy with it
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  16. ricky101

    Diy External Automatic White Greenhouse Shading

    Oh cool now I have had a few visits to Hamilton and surrounding areas. Niagara of course and Toronto but so enjoyed around Hamilton and the people.. A nice place and loved the history..
    Oh cool now I have had a few visits to Hamilton and surrounding areas. Niagara of course and Toronto but so enjoyed around Hamilton and the people.. A nice place and loved the history..
    Oh cool now I have had a few visits to Hamilton and surrounding areas. Niagara of course and Toronto but so enjoyed around Hamilton and the people.. A nice place and loved the history..
    Oh cool now I have had a few visits to Hamilton and surrounding areas. Niagara of course and Toronto but so enjoyed around Hamilton and the people.. A nice place and loved the history..
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  17. NigelJ

    Plants get Sunburnt

    Just a warning that if you have overwintered plants indoors or germinated seeds indoors remember when you put them out into the greenhouse, or just a sunny position outside, to shade them for a...
    Just a warning that if you have overwintered plants indoors or germinated seeds indoors remember when you put them out into the greenhouse, or just a sunny position outside, to shade them for a few days. It doesn't take long for them to be damaged, agricultural fleece works a treat. Mention this...
    Just a warning that if you have overwintered plants indoors or germinated seeds indoors remember when you put them out into the greenhouse, or just a sunny position outside, to shade them for a few days. It doesn't take long for them to be...
    Just a warning that if you have overwintered plants indoors or germinated seeds indoors remember when you put them out into the greenhouse, or just a sunny position outside, to shade them for a...
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  18. Spacemunkey

    To water or not to water???

    Pete is right, keep it moist but not waterlogged.
    Pete is right, keep it moist but not waterlogged.
    Pete is right, keep it moist but not waterlogged.
    Pete is right, keep it moist but not waterlogged.
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  19. fat controller

    Shading and capillary matting

    For your main season shading, always on the outside where possible as it keep the inside temperature down, internal shading does not, as the heat has go through the glazing.For you seedlings it...
    For your main season shading, always on the outside where possible as it keep the inside temperature down, internal shading does not, as the heat has go through the glazing.For you seedlings it really sounds like you need to do some easy to fix and remone shading as you will need to protect...
    For your main season shading, always on the outside where possible as it keep the inside temperature down, internal shading does not, as the heat has go through the glazing.For you seedlings it really sounds like you need to do some easy to fix...
    For your main season shading, always on the outside where possible as it keep the inside temperature down, internal shading does not, as the heat has go through the glazing.For you seedlings it...
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  20. Spruce

    Greenhouse parrafin heater ????

    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding...
    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding plants.
    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding plants.
    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding...
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