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  1. Irmemac
    Like x 7

    So Excited.... First Ever Greenhouse!

    What a lovely comment, @"M" ! I have had lots of great advice from all the friends here on GC, and you are very good at handing out useful and friendly advice yourself, too! I am grateful for all...
    What a lovely comment, @"M" ! I have had lots of great advice from all the friends here on GC, and you are very good at handing out useful and friendly advice yourself, too! I am grateful for all the valuable advice everyone has taken the time to share with me.A grow house wrapped in bubble...
    What a lovely comment, @"M" ! I have had lots of great advice from all the friends here on GC, and you are very good at handing out useful and friendly advice yourself, too! I am grateful for all the valuable advice everyone has taken the time...
    What a lovely comment, @"M" ! I have had lots of great advice from all the friends here on GC, and you are very good at handing out useful and friendly advice yourself, too! I am grateful for all...
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  2. 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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  3. ricky101

    Greenhouse / Propagator heating control

    Hi,Well as I found from my experiences of doing a fish tank controller some years ago you have to draw the line at just supplying details of the the low voltage dc circuitry. Give any info on...
    Hi,Well as I found from my experiences of doing a fish tank controller some years ago you have to draw the line at just supplying details of the the low voltage dc circuitry. Give any info on the mains electrics side of things and you could become very liable !I know lots of folk do give out...
    Hi,Well as I found from my experiences of doing a fish tank controller some years ago you have to draw the line at just supplying details of the the low voltage dc circuitry. Give any info on the mains electrics side of things and you could...
    Hi,Well as I found from my experiences of doing a fish tank controller some years ago you have to draw the line at just supplying details of the the low voltage dc circuitry. Give any info on...
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  4. 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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  5. hydrogardener
    Like x 3

    Temporary shade

    Better correct my above post, the clay pellets I referred to as Hortag are actually HyrdoLeca.Now, as far as I know, I think they are one and the same .. yes ?If so, then Hydoleca is available...
    Better correct my above post, the clay pellets I referred to as Hortag are actually HyrdoLeca.Now, as far as I know, I think they are one and the same .. yes ?If so, then Hydoleca is available quiet cheaply from many places, picked up a 25lt bag for £5 last year from a garden center.As for...
    Better correct my above post, the clay pellets I referred to as Hortag are actually HyrdoLeca.Now, as far as I know, I think they are one and the same .. yes ?If so, then Hydoleca is available quiet cheaply from many places, picked up a 25lt...
    Better correct my above post, the clay pellets I referred to as Hortag are actually HyrdoLeca.Now, as far as I know, I think they are one and the same .. yes ?If so, then Hydoleca is available...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Spacemunkey
    Like x 13

    I'm so excited!!!

    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
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  11. ricky101

    Ventilation methods

    Have you looked at bathroom/shower extract fans? N.B. the over-run timer might need reducing.For example £13 on clearance at Wickes Wickes Extractor Fan with Timer 100mm | Wickes.co.uk
    Have you looked at bathroom/shower extract fans? N.B. the over-run timer might need reducing.For example £13 on clearance at Wickes Wickes Extractor Fan with Timer 100mm | Wickes.co.uk
    Have you looked at bathroom/shower extract fans? N.B. the over-run timer might need reducing.For example £13 on clearance at Wickes Wickes Extractor Fan with Timer 100mm | Wickes.co.uk
    Have you looked at bathroom/shower extract fans? N.B. the over-run timer might need reducing.For example £13 on clearance at Wickes Wickes Extractor Fan with Timer 100mm | Wickes.co.uk
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  12. NigelJ
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    New Greenhouse

    That must of took it out of you on today's heat. Plenty of tea always helps though, followed by a couple of cold beers whilst assessing the work carried out.Rusty
    That must of took it out of you on today's heat. Plenty of tea always helps though, followed by a couple of cold beers whilst assessing the work carried out.Rusty
    That must of took it out of you on today's heat. Plenty of tea always helps though, followed by a couple of cold beers whilst assessing the work carried out.Rusty
    That must of took it out of you on today's heat. Plenty of tea always helps though, followed by a couple of cold beers whilst assessing the work carried out.Rusty
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  13. Sargan

    Tomato alternate growing systems

    imo nutri grow A + B is a harsh chemical fertilizer and if you use it as you are suggesting you will burn your plants, you already have FBB in your compost, are the plants showing any...
    imo nutri grow A + B is a harsh chemical fertilizer and if you use it as you are suggesting you will burn your plants, you already have FBB in your compost, are the plants showing any deficiencies. If not why do you want to add a chemical feed that may destroy friendly bacteria and upset the...
    imo nutri grow A + B is a harsh chemical fertilizer and if you use it as you are suggesting you will burn your plants, you already have FBB in your compost, are the plants showing any deficiencies. If not why do you want to add a chemical feed...
    imo nutri grow A + B is a harsh chemical fertilizer and if you use it as you are suggesting you will burn your plants, you already have FBB in your compost, are the plants showing any...
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  14. Spacemunkey
    Like x 5

    Everything is growing well

    Look at the difference the first pic was from 13 June and the second was 12 April
    Look at the difference the first pic was from 13 June and the second was 12 April
    Look at the difference the first pic was from 13 June and the second was 12 April
    Look at the difference the first pic was from 13 June and the second was 12 April
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  15. Snowbaby

    Pop up greenhouse

    Maybe replace the more vulnerable areas such as the lower glass with acrylic sheets: I've used this stuff from Wickes: Wickes Durable Acrylic Sheet 90cmx1.8m | Wickes.co.ukYou need to buy the...
    Maybe replace the more vulnerable areas such as the lower glass with acrylic sheets: I've used this stuff from Wickes: Wickes Durable Acrylic Sheet 90cmx1.8m | Wickes.co.ukYou need to buy the cutting/scoring tool if you are going to cut yourself, otherwise I see you can buy it cut to size...
    Maybe replace the more vulnerable areas such as the lower glass with acrylic sheets: I've used this stuff from Wickes: Wickes Durable Acrylic Sheet 90cmx1.8m | Wickes.co.ukYou need to buy the cutting/scoring tool if you are going to cut...
    Maybe replace the more vulnerable areas such as the lower glass with acrylic sheets: I've used this stuff from Wickes: Wickes Durable Acrylic Sheet 90cmx1.8m | Wickes.co.ukYou need to buy the...
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  16. Zigs
    Like x 3

    All change in the greenhouse

    Tidy! Room for a beer fridge!I took more time this year to move things out of the greenhouses. Items I only use in the startup time each spring.I mostly have shelves attached to the framework...
    Tidy! Room for a beer fridge!I took more time this year to move things out of the greenhouses. Items I only use in the startup time each spring.I mostly have shelves attached to the framework but they are shallow and really mostly only practical for fans and tools. In addition I do have a...
    Tidy! Room for a beer fridge!I took more time this year to move things out of the greenhouses. Items I only use in the startup time each spring.I mostly have shelves attached to the framework but they are shallow and really mostly only...
    Tidy! Room for a beer fridge!I took more time this year to move things out of the greenhouses. Items I only use in the startup time each spring.I mostly have shelves attached to the framework...
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  17. Snorky85

    Removing bubblewrap insulation

    Had to remove a lot of it as it was crumbling everywhere. The big bits at the side were the good bits.Does the insulation keep it cooler?! Was wondering about putting that white wash stuff on...
    Had to remove a lot of it as it was crumbling everywhere. The big bits at the side were the good bits.Does the insulation keep it cooler?! Was wondering about putting that white wash stuff on the glass instead??
    Had to remove a lot of it as it was crumbling everywhere. The big bits at the side were the good bits.Does the insulation keep it cooler?! Was wondering about putting that white wash stuff on the glass instead??
    Had to remove a lot of it as it was crumbling everywhere. The big bits at the side were the good bits.Does the insulation keep it cooler?! Was wondering about putting that white wash stuff on...
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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