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Saying hi... and my 1st greenhouse

Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by Glenfish, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Glenfish

    Glenfish Apprentice Gardener

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    6AE33B11-4096-4BBB-A32B-DF771F14272F.jpeg608E6C6C-2AD1-415B-9580-1128C176CBF5.jpeg So hi everyone, loving the forum! Introducing myself, we’ve finally got our old bungalow sorted after moving a few hrs ago, it’s now time to look at the garden. With that in my I recently bought a second hand greenhouse, my first ever!! With help from the forum I have fitted an Inkbird thermostat and fan heater to keep the frost out.
    Last summer’s geraniums have immediately picked up which is fantastic!
    Next I have strawberries from last yr, Q: how best to re-pot etc for good fruit this yr?
     
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      :sign0016: to GC @Glenfish, it is good to have you on board. Smashing little greenhouse you have there ... there will be no stopping you now, although I wouldn`t mind betting you will be wishing for an extension as soon as you start fitting stuff in there :snorky:
       
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      Good afternoon @Glenfish my friend and welcome to Gardeners Corner:smile:

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      Welcome @Glenfish ..greenhouse looks good...where do you live?
       
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      Hi, thanks just actually fitted the thermostat set at 5 degrees
      I’m in Fair Oak next Southampton
       
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      Welcome to GC @Glenfish
      Greenhouses are great fun to have I think :SUNsmile:
       
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      @Glenfish so that is 40 degrees F. I am in PA US.. Will that heater keep those plants warm enough in your neck of the woods..
       
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      Hi, at the moment it’s frost prevention, my thinking is I can achieve that as a starter then I’m off and running?
       
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        Welcome to the forum @Glenfish ! I enjoy my little hobby greenhouses and know that you will yours!
         
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        Hi,

        That all looks good, but trust you have got the electrics on a RCD circuit for safety !

        Have my stat set at 4c and it keeps many plants ticking over nicely, little point in going higher as there is not enough daylight for them to really grow well.

        Think your next step will be a heated propagator for getting the seeds off to an early start, veg or flowers ?
         
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        Welcome to Gardeners Corner Glenfish. :) Nothing better than a greenhouse to keep production going, you'll soon have it filled. :thumbsup:
         
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          Welcome to the corner :sign0016:
           

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