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  1. Sean c g

    When to start

    Thanks for all the advise, you have all helped me out so much I didn’t expect this amount of replies. I didn’t take into it the cost of running the heating for just chillies. My partner will...
    Thanks for all the advise, you have all helped me out so much I didn’t expect this amount of replies. I didn’t take into it the cost of running the heating for just chillies. My partner will have to make do with the chilli plants around the house until May haha.
    Thanks for all the advise, you have all helped me out so much I didn’t expect this amount of replies. I didn’t take into it the cost of running the heating for just chillies. My partner will have to make do with the chilli plants around the...
    Thanks for all the advise, you have all helped me out so much I didn’t expect this amount of replies. I didn’t take into it the cost of running the heating for just chillies. My partner will...
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  2. BFOSP

    Bought a new heater

    Have used a non thermostat one (Toolstations) for about 3-4 years in our little 4x2 ft orchid enclosure within the greenhouse. Its a 180W one and as you can see, keep it high up so the fan can...
    Have used a non thermostat one (Toolstations) for about 3-4 years in our little 4x2 ft orchid enclosure within the greenhouse. Its a 180W one and as you can see, keep it high up so the fan can take the heat from it quicky and circulate it around; being up there it stay away from the watering...
    Have used a non thermostat one (Toolstations) for about 3-4 years in our little 4x2 ft orchid enclosure within the greenhouse. Its a 180W one and as you can see, keep it high up so the fan can take the heat from it quicky and circulate it...
    Have used a non thermostat one (Toolstations) for about 3-4 years in our little 4x2 ft orchid enclosure within the greenhouse. Its a 180W one and as you can see, keep it high up so the fan can...
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  3. landimad

    Birds in Greenhouse

    My GH is a Halls cedarwood. The door has three horizontal glass panes, replaced with twinwall polycarbonate. These are easily removed in the summer. The area on the inside of the doot is...
    My GH is a Halls cedarwood. The door has three horizontal glass panes, replaced with twinwall polycarbonate. These are easily removed in the summer. The area on the inside of the doot is covered with wire mesh.
    My GH is a Halls cedarwood. The door has three horizontal glass panes, replaced with twinwall polycarbonate. These are easily removed in the summer. The area on the inside of the doot is covered with wire mesh.
    My GH is a Halls cedarwood. The door has three horizontal glass panes, replaced with twinwall polycarbonate. These are easily removed in the summer. The area on the inside of the doot is...
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  4. beefpotnoodle

    New greenhouse grower!

    i also do as nigelj , scrungee and Canadian Lori, as do many others and start off indoors (conservatory) with heated propagators and grow lights and aim to get plants into greenhouse in...
    i also do as nigelj , scrungee and Canadian Lori, as do many others and start off indoors (conservatory) with heated propagators and grow lights and aim to get plants into greenhouse in May Regards Sandy
    i also do as nigelj , scrungee and Canadian Lori, as do many others and start off indoors (conservatory) with heated propagators and grow lights and aim to get plants into greenhouse in May Regards Sandy
    i also do as nigelj , scrungee and Canadian Lori, as do many others and start off indoors (conservatory) with heated propagators and grow lights and aim to get plants into greenhouse in...
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  5. PSK1976

    Help needed - replacement glass clips

    My greenhouse uses those clips (simplicity classic) bought it from the greenhouse people , i have just looked they have those clips on website Regds Sandy
    My greenhouse uses those clips (simplicity classic) bought it from the greenhouse people , i have just looked they have those clips on website Regds Sandy
    My greenhouse uses those clips (simplicity classic) bought it from the greenhouse people , i have just looked they have those clips on website Regds Sandy
    My greenhouse uses those clips (simplicity classic) bought it from the greenhouse people , i have just looked they have those clips on website Regds Sandy
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  6. BFOSP

    My New s/h GreenHouse

    Hi,We have a north facing house wall thats almost 100% shade but it is still quiet colourful.There are even books for Plants in Shade, but many common plants can be used , like Ferns and Ivy,...
    Hi,We have a north facing house wall thats almost 100% shade but it is still quiet colourful.There are even books for Plants in Shade, but many common plants can be used , like Ferns and Ivy, Hardy Fuchsias, Begonias, Heucheras are some that we use.Plenty more here for starters..
    Hi,We have a north facing house wall thats almost 100% shade but it is still quiet colourful.There are even books for Plants in Shade, but many common plants can be used , like Ferns and Ivy, Hardy Fuchsias, Begonias, Heucheras are some...
    Hi,We have a north facing house wall thats almost 100% shade but it is still quiet colourful.There are even books for Plants in Shade, but many common plants can be used , like Ferns and Ivy,...
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  7. Sean c g

    Placement advice

    Thanks for the advice. Was hoping I could go right back but don’t want to make problems for the future.
    Thanks for the advice. Was hoping I could go right back but don’t want to make problems for the future.
    Thanks for the advice. Was hoping I could go right back but don’t want to make problems for the future.
    Thanks for the advice. Was hoping I could go right back but don’t want to make problems for the future.
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  8. Paul Blackburn

    Heating Greenhouse

    I have tried contacting Brierley Heritage many times but with no results, as it looks like what i require. They might be not working due to Covid, and the mobile number on the web site goes to...
    I have tried contacting Brierley Heritage many times but with no results, as it looks like what i require. They might be not working due to Covid, and the mobile number on the web site goes to answering machine and i get no return call. Does anyone know if they are still trading?
    I have tried contacting Brierley Heritage many times but with no results, as it looks like what i require. They might be not working due to Covid, and the mobile number on the web site goes to answering machine and i get no return call. Does...
    I have tried contacting Brierley Heritage many times but with no results, as it looks like what i require. They might be not working due to Covid, and the mobile number on the web site goes to...
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  9. justsomeguy

    Eltex greenhouse heater

    I once used Parasene paraffin heaters. The second one I had was a complete pain, very difficult/impossible to keep alight. Then the little DIY shop in the village stopped selling pump paraffin....
    I once used Parasene paraffin heaters. The second one I had was a complete pain, very difficult/impossible to keep alight. Then the little DIY shop in the village stopped selling pump paraffin. The 4 litre container cost £2 a litre. I connected a plug socket into the GH, and now use a 2kw oil...
    I once used Parasene paraffin heaters. The second one I had was a complete pain, very difficult/impossible to keep alight. Then the little DIY shop in the village stopped selling pump paraffin. The 4 litre container cost £2 a litre. I connected a...
    I once used Parasene paraffin heaters. The second one I had was a complete pain, very difficult/impossible to keep alight. Then the little DIY shop in the village stopped selling pump paraffin....
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  10. clum111

    Insulating a Greenhouse?

    Sorry, I'm just back, as I've had computer issues. That's for your replies. I've put 3 bamboo canes in the roof and ran bubble wrap over & down the sides, which has worked out fine.
    Sorry, I'm just back, as I've had computer issues. That's for your replies. I've put 3 bamboo canes in the roof and ran bubble wrap over & down the sides, which has worked out fine.
    Sorry, I'm just back, as I've had computer issues. That's for your replies. I've put 3 bamboo canes in the roof and ran bubble wrap over & down the sides, which has worked out fine.
    Sorry, I'm just back, as I've had computer issues. That's for your replies. I've put 3 bamboo canes in the roof and ran bubble wrap over & down the sides, which has worked out fine.
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  11. Freddy

    Misting - Fogging

    No matter what I tried I couldn't get enough humidity. So bought another green house and dropped the base to 18 inches .cement on the floor and breeze block sides . The green house was...
    No matter what I tried I couldn't get enough humidity. So bought another green house and dropped the base to 18 inches .cement on the floor and breeze block sides . The green house was erected into the breeze blocks base.. I added a couple of blocks for steps. I grow melons, cucs,...
    No matter what I tried I couldn't get enough humidity. So bought another green house and dropped the base to 18 inches .cement on the floor and breeze block sides . The green house was erected into the breeze blocks base.. I added a couple...
    No matter what I tried I couldn't get enough humidity. So bought another green house and dropped the base to 18 inches .cement on the floor and breeze block sides . The green house was...
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  12. nickp

    Heating a Greenhouse with direct vent propane heater

    @Scrungee I did that too.:biggrin:Bought what I thought was a fairly low BTU rated naptha heater which proved to be not near low enough :doh:It turned the greenhouse into a hot house in a hurry and that was...
    @Scrungee I did that too.:biggrin:Bought what I thought was a fairly low BTU rated naptha heater which proved to be not near low enough :doh:It turned the greenhouse into a hot house in a hurry and that was on it's lowest setting. The vent opened up to it's max was what alerted me to the problem :doh::doh:Still got...
    @Scrungee I did that too.:biggrin:Bought what I thought was a fairly low BTU rated naptha heater which proved to be not near low enough :doh:It turned the greenhouse into a hot house in a hurry and that was on it's lowest setting. The vent opened up to it's...
    @Scrungee I did that too.:biggrin:Bought what I thought was a fairly low BTU rated naptha heater which proved to be not near low enough :doh:It turned the greenhouse into a hot house in a hurry and that was...
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  13. jane0o0

    Mushrooms in soil

    I have had this too this year, I assumed it was something to do with the make up of the growbags/compost I’ve been using (it’s been a bit hit and miss where I have been able to buy compost-due to...
    I have had this too this year, I assumed it was something to do with the make up of the growbags/compost I’ve been using (it’s been a bit hit and miss where I have been able to buy compost-due to obvious reasons), as I have everything in containers, thought maybe a greater percentage of wood...
    I have had this too this year, I assumed it was something to do with the make up of the growbags/compost I’ve been using (it’s been a bit hit and miss where I have been able to buy compost-due to obvious reasons), as I have everything in...
    I have had this too this year, I assumed it was something to do with the make up of the growbags/compost I’ve been using (it’s been a bit hit and miss where I have been able to buy compost-due to...
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  14. F Flinstone

    Greenhouse protection?

    Had glass greenhouse roofs for nigh on 50 years, never had a problem with hailstones in the UK with ordinary 3mm horticultural glass.Ok might be different in France, but how about some shade...
    Had glass greenhouse roofs for nigh on 50 years, never had a problem with hailstones in the UK with ordinary 3mm horticultural glass.Ok might be different in France, but how about some shade netting over the top of the greenhouse in summer.
    Had glass greenhouse roofs for nigh on 50 years, never had a problem with hailstones in the UK with ordinary 3mm horticultural glass.Ok might be different in France, but how about some shade netting over the top of the greenhouse in summer.
    Had glass greenhouse roofs for nigh on 50 years, never had a problem with hailstones in the UK with ordinary 3mm horticultural glass.Ok might be different in France, but how about some shade...
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  15. ricky101

    Humidity monitoring ?

    Humidity, I find is one of those difficult things to get a grip of. Usually they talk of relative humidity, which I tend to think is the humidity relative to the air temperature. Temperature goes...
    Humidity, I find is one of those difficult things to get a grip of. Usually they talk of relative humidity, which I tend to think is the humidity relative to the air temperature. Temperature goes up humidity goes down and vise versa But the actual amount of moisture in the air is still the...
    Humidity, I find is one of those difficult things to get a grip of. Usually they talk of relative humidity, which I tend to think is the humidity relative to the air temperature. Temperature goes up humidity goes down and vise versa But the...
    Humidity, I find is one of those difficult things to get a grip of. Usually they talk of relative humidity, which I tend to think is the humidity relative to the air temperature. Temperature goes...
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  16. Adrian Dickerson

    Black Hamburg grapevine in greenhouse- How many bunches should I allow to mature?

    Hmmm, maybe, but I think the Hampton Court grapevine predates you by a couple of centuries or so!
    Hmmm, maybe, but I think the Hampton Court grapevine predates you by a couple of centuries or so!
    Hmmm, maybe, but I think the Hampton Court grapevine predates you by a couple of centuries or so!
    Hmmm, maybe, but I think the Hampton Court grapevine predates you by a couple of centuries or so!
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  17. Darren2993

    Poor Seed Germination

    A leggy seedling is likely to be a light issue, I used deep root trainers for the first time this year and I really like them and they can be reused (with a bit of care I would imagine quite a few...
    A leggy seedling is likely to be a light issue, I used deep root trainers for the first time this year and I really like them and they can be reused (with a bit of care I would imagine quite a few times) I like to recycle myself but I find ready made seed trays more efficient for me, you can get...
    A leggy seedling is likely to be a light issue, I used deep root trainers for the first time this year and I really like them and they can be reused (with a bit of care I would imagine quite a few times) I like to recycle myself but I find ready...
    A leggy seedling is likely to be a light issue, I used deep root trainers for the first time this year and I really like them and they can be reused (with a bit of care I would imagine quite a few...
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  18. LettuceG

    Some greenhouse questions

    Relocate the greenhouse.
    Relocate the greenhouse.
    Relocate the greenhouse.
    Relocate the greenhouse.
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  19. Arlandria

    Help me choose a greenhouse!

    Thanks Sandy! I think I just wanted some reassurance that I wasn't going in a daft direction, but this discussion has confirmed that I'm not, and also brought in some new info that'll help me get...
    Thanks Sandy! I think I just wanted some reassurance that I wasn't going in a daft direction, but this discussion has confirmed that I'm not, and also brought in some new info that'll help me get the right accessories.Of course I had a look this morning and everything I was considering it out...
    Thanks Sandy! I think I just wanted some reassurance that I wasn't going in a daft direction, but this discussion has confirmed that I'm not, and also brought in some new info that'll help me get the right accessories.Of course I had a look...
    Thanks Sandy! I think I just wanted some reassurance that I wasn't going in a daft direction, but this discussion has confirmed that I'm not, and also brought in some new info that'll help me get...
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  20. Barry79

    Greenhouse foundation on lawn

    On that subject, if you need to set anything accurately into concrete, you want to build the frame first and *then* pour the concrete. The other option is to lay concrete with nothing set in it,...
    On that subject, if you need to set anything accurately into concrete, you want to build the frame first and *then* pour the concrete. The other option is to lay concrete with nothing set in it, and then drill appropriate holes for anchor bolts.
    On that subject, if you need to set anything accurately into concrete, you want to build the frame first and *then* pour the concrete. The other option is to lay concrete with nothing set in it, and then drill appropriate holes for anchor bolts.
    On that subject, if you need to set anything accurately into concrete, you want to build the frame first and *then* pour the concrete. The other option is to lay concrete with nothing set in it,...
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