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  1. ricky101

    Palram vs Sunny vs Ebay/China Greenhouses

    So if your structures weren't secured deeply into the ground and in heavy concrete or bolted to large containers, you would need to batten them down with bigger versions of those tie downs...
    So if your structures weren't secured deeply into the ground and in heavy concrete or bolted to large containers, you would need to batten them down with bigger versions of those tie downs pictured, right?No difference between them as far as structure stability. Yours are just bigger! :heehee:
    So if your structures weren't secured deeply into the ground and in heavy concrete or bolted to large containers, you would need to batten them down with bigger versions of those tie downs pictured, right?No difference between them as far as...
    So if your structures weren't secured deeply into the ground and in heavy concrete or bolted to large containers, you would need to batten them down with bigger versions of those tie downs...
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  2. Gardencat994

    Buying a greenhouse

    Hi,As that space is 3mts + wide you could fit one , two or even three 8 or 10ft long greenhouses in an East to West orientation to gain maximum sunlight. If looking for something wider and...
    Hi,As that space is 3mts + wide you could fit one , two or even three 8 or 10ft long greenhouses in an East to West orientation to gain maximum sunlight. If looking for something wider and longer North to South will be needed, but don't forget most greenhouses have to be shaded during the...
    Hi,As that space is 3mts + wide you could fit one , two or even three 8 or 10ft long greenhouses in an East to West orientation to gain maximum sunlight. If looking for something wider and longer North to South will be needed, but don't forget...
    Hi,As that space is 3mts + wide you could fit one , two or even three 8 or 10ft long greenhouses in an East to West orientation to gain maximum sunlight. If looking for something wider and...
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  3. Paul Blackburn

    Replacement Part for Gutter

    @Paul Blackburn I installed insect screening over the top of my gutters this year so as to keep the leaves out in the first place.
    @Paul Blackburn I installed insect screening over the top of my gutters this year so as to keep the leaves out in the first place.
    @Paul Blackburn I installed insect screening over the top of my gutters this year so as to keep the leaves out in the first place.
    @Paul Blackburn I installed insect screening over the top of my gutters this year so as to keep the leaves out in the first place.
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  4. elgm73
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  5. Livinhope

    Bland flavours

    See my ingredients molasses is black treacle Reds sandy
    See my ingredients molasses is black treacle Reds sandy
    See my ingredients molasses is black treacle Reds sandy
    See my ingredients molasses is black treacle Reds sandy
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  6. WeeTam

    Greenhouse rooflight part help ...

    @WeeTam Rhino call them "roof vent bungs R92/55." Unfortunately that doesn't help much as I have no idea where to get them for a Robinson's greenhouse
    @WeeTam Rhino call them "roof vent bungs R92/55." Unfortunately that doesn't help much as I have no idea where to get them for a Robinson's greenhouse
    @WeeTam Rhino call them "roof vent bungs R92/55." Unfortunately that doesn't help much as I have no idea where to get them for a Robinson's greenhouse
    @WeeTam Rhino call them "roof vent bungs R92/55." Unfortunately that doesn't help much as I have no idea where to get them for a Robinson's greenhouse
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  7. Crobbery

    Anchoring greenhouse to a gravel grid base

    Hi,First thing, what make of greenhouse are you getting and are you purchasing their Base, sometimes offered as standard or as an extra; either way essential in our book, it also adds extra...
    Hi,First thing, what make of greenhouse are you getting and are you purchasing their Base, sometimes offered as standard or as an extra; either way essential in our book, it also adds extra height to the structure,As @JWK says it needs to be properly anchored using the ground spikes than...
    Hi,First thing, what make of greenhouse are you getting and are you purchasing their Base, sometimes offered as standard or as an extra; either way essential in our book, it also adds extra height to the structure,As @JWK says it needs to be...
    Hi,First thing, what make of greenhouse are you getting and are you purchasing their Base, sometimes offered as standard or as an extra; either way essential in our book, it also adds extra...
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  8. Sargan

    What Tomato variety

    They are very reliable plants. To be frank I am not very brave or inventive when it comes to tomatoes, unlike many others here. I tend to stick with what worked in the past. Perhaps if I had a bit...
    They are very reliable plants. To be frank I am not very brave or inventive when it comes to tomatoes, unlike many others here. I tend to stick with what worked in the past. Perhaps if I had a bit more garden space I would try more things. This year the only new one will be "baby boomer", a bush...
    They are very reliable plants. To be frank I am not very brave or inventive when it comes to tomatoes, unlike many others here. I tend to stick with what worked in the past. Perhaps if I had a bit more garden space I would try more things. This...
    They are very reliable plants. To be frank I am not very brave or inventive when it comes to tomatoes, unlike many others here. I tend to stick with what worked in the past. Perhaps if I had a bit...
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  9. jowwy

    What are you growing

    Meh……18” will be enough, i dont want them huge, only two of us in the house
    Meh……18” will be enough, i dont want them huge, only two of us in the house
    Meh……18” will be enough, i dont want them huge, only two of us in the house
    Meh……18” will be enough, i dont want them huge, only two of us in the house
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  10. Sargan

    Tomatoes should I cut back, too tall

    Have you got flowers yet @Sargan ?
    Have you got flowers yet @Sargan ?
    Have you got flowers yet @Sargan ?
    Have you got flowers yet @Sargan ?
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  11. Darren2993

    DIY Mini Greenhouse

    You probably won't use a heat mat till next spring, I have never used one but I do have a heated propagator, I have packed mine away till next year.I would get an auto vent and think about how...
    You probably won't use a heat mat till next spring, I have never used one but I do have a heated propagator, I have packed mine away till next year.I would get an auto vent and think about how to water your plants, in the height of summer some things like tomatoes need watering twice a day. I...
    You probably won't use a heat mat till next spring, I have never used one but I do have a heated propagator, I have packed mine away till next year.I would get an auto vent and think about how to water your plants, in the height of summer some...
    You probably won't use a heat mat till next spring, I have never used one but I do have a heated propagator, I have packed mine away till next year.I would get an auto vent and think about how...
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  12. DevonPhil

    Breathing life into an old greenhouse

    Looks like you made a great job of the paving. Good on you and enjoy it. How lovely you have a nice outlook behind your garden instead of houses too.
    Looks like you made a great job of the paving. Good on you and enjoy it. How lovely you have a nice outlook behind your garden instead of houses too.
    Looks like you made a great job of the paving. Good on you and enjoy it. How lovely you have a nice outlook behind your garden instead of houses too.
    Looks like you made a great job of the paving. Good on you and enjoy it. How lovely you have a nice outlook behind your garden instead of houses too.
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  13. jane0o0

    Greenhouse

    One side of my greenhouse is 10mm twin wall polycarbonate. I think this does actually give a small measure of insulation.However cold its been outside in the last 30 yrs or so that side has...
    One side of my greenhouse is 10mm twin wall polycarbonate. I think this does actually give a small measure of insulation.However cold its been outside in the last 30 yrs or so that side has never frozen with a heater just keeping the greenhouse frost free. The glass side regularly freezes on...
    One side of my greenhouse is 10mm twin wall polycarbonate. I think this does actually give a small measure of insulation.However cold its been outside in the last 30 yrs or so that side has never frozen with a heater just keeping the greenhouse...
    One side of my greenhouse is 10mm twin wall polycarbonate. I think this does actually give a small measure of insulation.However cold its been outside in the last 30 yrs or so that side has...
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  14. Jordhandeson
    Like x 22

    My diy greenhouse build

    All healthy looking plants too. :)
    All healthy looking plants too. :)
    All healthy looking plants too. :)
    All healthy looking plants too. :)
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  15. Tinkerbelle61

    Cold frame - too cold?

    Oh really, Close it at night, okay thanks @pete will do. Guess that will stop the slugs too !!
    Oh really, Close it at night, okay thanks @pete will do. Guess that will stop the slugs too !!
    Oh really, Close it at night, okay thanks @pete will do. Guess that will stop the slugs too !!
    Oh really, Close it at night, okay thanks @pete will do. Guess that will stop the slugs too !!
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  16. justsomeguy

    Eltex greenhouse heater

    I have recently acquired one of these and have absolutely no idea how to replace the wick or even control the flame. The knob mechanism does not turn and it doesn't look like like anything else I...
    I have recently acquired one of these and have absolutely no idea how to replace the wick or even control the flame. The knob mechanism does not turn and it doesn't look like like anything else I can find online. Also, the wich housing part is held in with one screw and 2 x rivets. Any...
    I have recently acquired one of these and have absolutely no idea how to replace the wick or even control the flame. The knob mechanism does not turn and it doesn't look like like anything else I can find online. Also, the wich housing part is...
    I have recently acquired one of these and have absolutely no idea how to replace the wick or even control the flame. The knob mechanism does not turn and it doesn't look like like anything else I...
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  17. mazambo

    Disappointed with tomato germination

    This year I germinated tomato seeds I saved in 2008 and in 2018 I germinated shop bought tomato seed in foil packets from 2005, so germinating after 13 years kept at room temperature in Xmas...
    This year I germinated tomato seeds I saved in 2008 and in 2018 I germinated shop bought tomato seed in foil packets from 2005, so germinating after 13 years kept at room temperature in Xmas biscuit selection tubs is doable.I suspect the rubbish quality of some suppliers seeds has something...
    This year I germinated tomato seeds I saved in 2008 and in 2018 I germinated shop bought tomato seed in foil packets from 2005, so germinating after 13 years kept at room temperature in Xmas biscuit selection tubs is doable.I suspect the...
    This year I germinated tomato seeds I saved in 2008 and in 2018 I germinated shop bought tomato seed in foil packets from 2005, so germinating after 13 years kept at room temperature in Xmas...
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  18. zilly
    Like x 13

    New Greenhouse

    And I thought I was loosing the plot I cant see it iether:roflol::roflol::roflol: I thought it was something to do with todays date lol
    And I thought I was loosing the plot I cant see it iether:roflol::roflol::roflol: I thought it was something to do with todays date lol
    And I thought I was loosing the plot I cant see it iether:roflol::roflol::roflol: I thought it was something to do with todays date lol
    And I thought I was loosing the plot I cant see it iether:roflol::roflol::roflol: I thought it was something to do with todays date lol
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  19. Seonaid

    Greenhouse build advice

    I've got 9mm twin wall polycarbonate in one side of my green house and glass the other. The inside of the poly never freezes but the glass often freezes on the inside even with the heating on.
    I've got 9mm twin wall polycarbonate in one side of my green house and glass the other. The inside of the poly never freezes but the glass often freezes on the inside even with the heating on.
    I've got 9mm twin wall polycarbonate in one side of my green house and glass the other. The inside of the poly never freezes but the glass often freezes on the inside even with the heating on.
    I've got 9mm twin wall polycarbonate in one side of my green house and glass the other. The inside of the poly never freezes but the glass often freezes on the inside even with the heating on.
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  20. Fredas

    Greenhouse to face West?

    Gardener's Law states that: The number of plants requiring to be in the greenhouse at anytime of year is always a whole number greater than can be comfortably accomodated" This also applies to...
    Gardener's Law states that: The number of plants requiring to be in the greenhouse at anytime of year is always a whole number greater than can be comfortably accomodated" This also applies to window sill and propagators.
    Gardener's Law states that: The number of plants requiring to be in the greenhouse at anytime of year is always a whole number greater than can be comfortably accomodated" This also applies to window sill and propagators.
    Gardener's Law states that: The number of plants requiring to be in the greenhouse at anytime of year is always a whole number greater than can be comfortably accomodated" This also applies to...
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