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  1. NigelJ
    Like x 5

    New Greenhouse

    With such a large project, best not to rush it ;)Looking forward to seeing the finished result - you've certainly worked hard on it and I have no doubt at all that you will make it earn its keep :thumbsup:
    With such a large project, best not to rush it ;)Looking forward to seeing the finished result - you've certainly worked hard on it and I have no doubt at all that you will make it earn its keep :thumbsup:
    With such a large project, best not to rush it ;)Looking forward to seeing the finished result - you've certainly worked hard on it and I have no doubt at all that you will make it earn its keep :thumbsup:
    With such a large project, best not to rush it ;)Looking forward to seeing the finished result - you've certainly worked hard on it and I have no doubt at all that you will make it earn its keep :thumbsup:
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  2. hydrogardener
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    Temporary shade

    The topic at this month's meeting of the Northeastern New York orchid society meeting was growing orchids using a semi-hydroponic method. It is a simple inexpensive method of growing orchids and...
    The topic at this month's meeting of the Northeastern New York orchid society meeting was growing orchids using a semi-hydroponic method. It is a simple inexpensive method of growing orchids and once the plant is established it is virtually impossible to overwater the plant, as it will be...
    The topic at this month's meeting of the Northeastern New York orchid society meeting was growing orchids using a semi-hydroponic method. It is a simple inexpensive method of growing orchids and once the plant is established it is virtually...
    The topic at this month's meeting of the Northeastern New York orchid society meeting was growing orchids using a semi-hydroponic method. It is a simple inexpensive method of growing orchids and...
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  3. Irmemac
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    So Excited.... First Ever Greenhouse!

    Hmm. Lots to think about there, @ricky101! Had already decided just to try a bit of experimenting this year, so was thinking about using the greenhouse for tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, strawberries...
    Hmm. Lots to think about there, @ricky101! Had already decided just to try a bit of experimenting this year, so was thinking about using the greenhouse for tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, strawberries and germinating seeds for containers and hanging baskets. I'm not going to be able to commit to...
    Hmm. Lots to think about there, @ricky101! Had already decided just to try a bit of experimenting this year, so was thinking about using the greenhouse for tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, strawberries and germinating seeds for containers and hanging...
    Hmm. Lots to think about there, @ricky101! Had already decided just to try a bit of experimenting this year, so was thinking about using the greenhouse for tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, strawberries...
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  4. Redwing

    Polycarbonate Greenhouses

    What a shame the first greenhouse didn't work out. I'm glad you got your money back in the end. The new lean to gr enhouse looks great. Like others, I really like the double doors. Much more...
    What a shame the first greenhouse didn't work out. I'm glad you got your money back in the end. The new lean to gr enhouse looks great. Like others, I really like the double doors. Much more practical, and sound ideal for what you want to do with yours. Enjoy, when it arrives :spinning:.
    What a shame the first greenhouse didn't work out. I'm glad you got your money back in the end. The new lean to gr enhouse looks great. Like others, I really like the double doors. Much more practical, and sound ideal for what you want to do...
    What a shame the first greenhouse didn't work out. I'm glad you got your money back in the end. The new lean to gr enhouse looks great. Like others, I really like the double doors. Much more...
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  5. Grumps

    Tomato growing

    Good luck with it Grumps. Click 'Watch' on the following thread so as to get email alerts, it probably won't get too active until the seed sowing season arrives:THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018
    Good luck with it Grumps. Click 'Watch' on the following thread so as to get email alerts, it probably won't get too active until the seed sowing season arrives:THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018
    Good luck with it Grumps. Click 'Watch' on the following thread so as to get email alerts, it probably won't get too active until the seed sowing season arrives:THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018
    Good luck with it Grumps. Click 'Watch' on the following thread so as to get email alerts, it probably won't get too active until the seed sowing season arrives:THE TOMATO GROWING THREAD 2018
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  6. martin-f

    Disinfecting greenhouse

    No I love the smell of Jeyes fluid :blue thumb: Just the price I don't like !
    No I love the smell of Jeyes fluid :blue thumb: Just the price I don't like !
    No I love the smell of Jeyes fluid :blue thumb: Just the price I don't like !
    No I love the smell of Jeyes fluid :blue thumb: Just the price I don't like !
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  7. JWK

    Cut flowers over winter suggestions please

    No there were none at the Homebase near me. There are no Bunnings stores in Surrey either.
    No there were none at the Homebase near me. There are no Bunnings stores in Surrey either.
    No there were none at the Homebase near me. There are no Bunnings stores in Surrey either.
    No there were none at the Homebase near me. There are no Bunnings stores in Surrey either.
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  8. ricky101

    Too much of a good thing ?

    Hi KFF,Thanks for that interesting info, partic the last point about dryness vs the coldThe only place I can keep them all is the greenhouse, but that will have a heater added to keep it all...
    Hi KFF,Thanks for that interesting info, partic the last point about dryness vs the coldThe only place I can keep them all is the greenhouse, but that will have a heater added to keep it all frost free via a good electronic stat at 4c.The potential problem is that the daytime temps can get...
    Hi KFF,Thanks for that interesting info, partic the last point about dryness vs the coldThe only place I can keep them all is the greenhouse, but that will have a heater added to keep it all frost free via a good electronic stat at 4c.The...
    Hi KFF,Thanks for that interesting info, partic the last point about dryness vs the coldThe only place I can keep them all is the greenhouse, but that will have a heater added to keep it all...
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  9. ricky101

    Suitable Heater for largish propagator ?

    Would love one, but don't think my neighbours would ! (small urban back gardens) :)
    Would love one, but don't think my neighbours would ! (small urban back gardens) :)
    Would love one, but don't think my neighbours would ! (small urban back gardens) :)
    Would love one, but don't think my neighbours would ! (small urban back gardens) :)
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  10. Carllennon

    Replacing broken glass

    If you have a Green House Retailer near you, you will find they will be able supply glass panes to fit.:coffee::snorky:
    If you have a Green House Retailer near you, you will find they will be able supply glass panes to fit.:coffee::snorky:
    If you have a Green House Retailer near you, you will find they will be able supply glass panes to fit.:coffee::snorky:
    If you have a Green House Retailer near you, you will find they will be able supply glass panes to fit.:coffee::snorky:
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  11. CanadianLori

    What electrics are safe in a greenhouse over the winter?

    Thank you for the input @Zigs and @Selleri . I will remove the fans and timers and rehook up one timer down by the battery in the cellar to run the waterproof leds. Maybe I'll reconfig the whole...
    Thank you for the input @Zigs and @Selleri . I will remove the fans and timers and rehook up one timer down by the battery in the cellar to run the waterproof leds. Maybe I'll reconfig the whole shebang so that I only have to rehang the fans come spring :)
    Thank you for the input @Zigs and @Selleri . I will remove the fans and timers and rehook up one timer down by the battery in the cellar to run the waterproof leds. Maybe I'll reconfig the whole shebang so that I only have to rehang the fans...
    Thank you for the input @Zigs and @Selleri . I will remove the fans and timers and rehook up one timer down by the battery in the cellar to run the waterproof leds. Maybe I'll reconfig the whole...
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  12. ricky101

    Additional lighting

    Not just a response to @ricky101 's post, but also some info for anybody else thinking of buying growlights.A 'few' suggestions for a greenhouse growbox:1) Make the internal dimensions on plan...
    Not just a response to @ricky101 's post, but also some info for anybody else thinking of buying growlights.A 'few' suggestions for a greenhouse growbox:1) Make the internal dimensions on plan suit whatever:a) heatèd propagators/heatmats b) plastic 'gravel' trays (for easily...
    Not just a response to @ricky101 's post, but also some info for anybody else thinking of buying growlights.A 'few' suggestions for a greenhouse growbox:1) Make the internal dimensions on plan suit whatever:a) heatèd propagators/heatmats b)...
    Not just a response to @ricky101 's post, but also some info for anybody else thinking of buying growlights.A 'few' suggestions for a greenhouse growbox:1) Make the internal dimensions on plan...
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  13. ricky101

    Greenhouse / Propagator heating control

    Hi,Have had the program running ok for a week or so and all seems good and am monitoring things from the PC as the screenshot below shows with todays reading.Its just the basic heating control...
    Hi,Have had the program running ok for a week or so and all seems good and am monitoring things from the PC as the screenshot below shows with todays reading.Its just the basic heating control over 24 hours, still got to add things like previous days min/max and heating cost / usage etc.If...
    Hi,Have had the program running ok for a week or so and all seems good and am monitoring things from the PC as the screenshot below shows with todays reading.Its just the basic heating control over 24 hours, still got to add things like...
    Hi,Have had the program running ok for a week or so and all seems good and am monitoring things from the PC as the screenshot below shows with todays reading.Its just the basic heating control...
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  14. Andre Murphy

    Tomatoes ripening

    Agree with Pete about growing time and variety. :) I had 9 plants this year and had tomatoes before mid summer. Prolific cropping from gardeners delight and Shirley until early September and every...
    Agree with Pete about growing time and variety. :) I had 9 plants this year and had tomatoes before mid summer. Prolific cropping from gardeners delight and Shirley until early September and every tomato ripened. A couple of GD I gave to my nephew, a novice gardener, also produced well. The...
    Agree with Pete about growing time and variety. :) I had 9 plants this year and had tomatoes before mid summer. Prolific cropping from gardeners delight and Shirley until early September and every tomato ripened. A couple of GD I gave to my...
    Agree with Pete about growing time and variety. :) I had 9 plants this year and had tomatoes before mid summer. Prolific cropping from gardeners delight and Shirley until early September and every...
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  15. Sargan

    Quadgrow woes

    I dont think a baffle would help much, tom roots tend to completely fill whatever space is available. I have 8 plants in a 200L chamber (no compost) and its almost completely full with roots, 25L...
    I dont think a baffle would help much, tom roots tend to completely fill whatever space is available. I have 8 plants in a 200L chamber (no compost) and its almost completely full with roots, 25L of roots per 8ft plant ;)
    I dont think a baffle would help much, tom roots tend to completely fill whatever space is available. I have 8 plants in a 200L chamber (no compost) and its almost completely full with roots, 25L of roots per 8ft plant ;)
    I dont think a baffle would help much, tom roots tend to completely fill whatever space is available. I have 8 plants in a 200L chamber (no compost) and its almost completely full with roots, 25L...
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  16. burnie

    Rhino charging my way

    Glad your Rhino is doing it's stuff like mine. I can't get into mine without a struggle atm as everything has grown huge as per. You might remember it was quite full (bulging) when you saw it ...
    Glad your Rhino is doing it's stuff like mine. I can't get into mine without a struggle atm as everything has grown huge as per. You might remember it was quite full (bulging) when you saw it Well it's worse this year:rolleyespink:. That's mine been up for 3 years now and just as solid as the day it was put...
    Glad your Rhino is doing it's stuff like mine. I can't get into mine without a struggle atm as everything has grown huge as per. You might remember it was quite full (bulging) when you saw it Well it's worse this year:rolleyespink:. That's mine been up for 3...
    Glad your Rhino is doing it's stuff like mine. I can't get into mine without a struggle atm as everything has grown huge as per. You might remember it was quite full (bulging) when you saw it ...
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  17. Jon Leech

    Base Suggestions for 8x10 Greenhouse

    Thanks for the ideas... Love the interior decking!!
    Thanks for the ideas... Love the interior decking!!
    Thanks for the ideas... Love the interior decking!!
    Thanks for the ideas... Love the interior decking!!
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  18. Jon Leech

    8x10 Polycarbonate Greenhouse Recommendations

    Hi, thanks for the suggestions. I'm the end I decided to risk using toughened glass and went for a Simplicity Clearance LE starter pack from the Greenhouse people... now for the best... next topic :)
    Hi, thanks for the suggestions. I'm the end I decided to risk using toughened glass and went for a Simplicity Clearance LE starter pack from the Greenhouse people... now for the best... next topic :)
    Hi, thanks for the suggestions. I'm the end I decided to risk using toughened glass and went for a Simplicity Clearance LE starter pack from the Greenhouse people... now for the best... next topic :)
    Hi, thanks for the suggestions. I'm the end I decided to risk using toughened glass and went for a Simplicity Clearance LE starter pack from the Greenhouse people... now for the best... next topic :)
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  19. Spacemunkey

    Is this normal??

    Personally I think it is more a sign of very humid conditions. Probably lots of leaf growth and not much air movement.And we all know what that can cause.
    Personally I think it is more a sign of very humid conditions. Probably lots of leaf growth and not much air movement.And we all know what that can cause.
    Personally I think it is more a sign of very humid conditions. Probably lots of leaf growth and not much air movement.And we all know what that can cause.
    Personally I think it is more a sign of very humid conditions. Probably lots of leaf growth and not much air movement.And we all know what that can cause.
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  20. Spacemunkey
    Like x 13

    I'm so excited!!!

    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
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