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  1. Irmemac
    Like x 8

    So Excited.... First Ever Greenhouse!

    @Scrungee - good idea about plastic boxes. I've been getting puddles where condensation has dripped from the roof, and have been hiding things under the potting bench. Plastic boxes make more sense.
    @Scrungee - good idea about plastic boxes. I've been getting puddles where condensation has dripped from the roof, and have been hiding things under the potting bench. Plastic boxes make more sense.
    @Scrungee - good idea about plastic boxes. I've been getting puddles where condensation has dripped from the roof, and have been hiding things under the potting bench. Plastic boxes make more sense.
    @Scrungee - good idea about plastic boxes. I've been getting puddles where condensation has dripped from the roof, and have been hiding things under the potting bench. Plastic boxes make more sense.
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Spacemunkey
    Like x 13

    I'm so excited!!!

    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
    Awesome!! :dbgrtmb:
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  16. 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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  17. NigelJ
    Like x 4

    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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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