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  1. Paul4321

    Greenhouse or polytunnel?

    @Paul4321 The 12*12 comes with 6 anchors. These are long bolts, about 9" long if I remember right, that are concreted in on soil and fasten to reinforced points on the base. On hard surfaces the...
    @Paul4321 The 12*12 comes with 6 anchors. These are long bolts, about 9" long if I remember right, that are concreted in on soil and fasten to reinforced points on the base. On hard surfaces the reinforced points are bolted to the hard surface. In my case the base is hardcore and the bolts go...
    @Paul4321 The 12*12 comes with 6 anchors. These are long bolts, about 9" long if I remember right, that are concreted in on soil and fasten to reinforced points on the base. On hard surfaces the reinforced points are bolted to the hard surface....
    @Paul4321 The 12*12 comes with 6 anchors. These are long bolts, about 9" long if I remember right, that are concreted in on soil and fasten to reinforced points on the base. On hard surfaces the...
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  2. mazambo

    Led grow lights recommendations.

    They are not a perennial. Those beside me were only a week or so away from starting to flower. I don't have any newer pictures as it's just same old same old. I shared what my limit is with the...
    They are not a perennial. Those beside me were only a week or so away from starting to flower. I don't have any newer pictures as it's just same old same old. I shared what my limit is with the local coppers and also keep a plasticized copy of the permission near the plants too.And we have...
    They are not a perennial. Those beside me were only a week or so away from starting to flower. I don't have any newer pictures as it's just same old same old. I shared what my limit is with the local coppers and also keep a plasticized copy of...
    They are not a perennial. Those beside me were only a week or so away from starting to flower. I don't have any newer pictures as it's just same old same old. I shared what my limit is with the...
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  3. Fitzy

    Purchasing a Greenhouse

    Whatever you do, do not buy one of those cheap light weight pipe framed houses with the plastic sheeting covers. They will simply blow across the yard with the first light breeze.
    Whatever you do, do not buy one of those cheap light weight pipe framed houses with the plastic sheeting covers. They will simply blow across the yard with the first light breeze.
    Whatever you do, do not buy one of those cheap light weight pipe framed houses with the plastic sheeting covers. They will simply blow across the yard with the first light breeze.
    Whatever you do, do not buy one of those cheap light weight pipe framed houses with the plastic sheeting covers. They will simply blow across the yard with the first light breeze.
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  4. mazambo

    Sweet pea germination

    Those colour lights would do my head in! :rolleyespink:I'll see whether the flower has opened more today - or whether it has decided it doesn't like this time of year.
    Those colour lights would do my head in! :rolleyespink:I'll see whether the flower has opened more today - or whether it has decided it doesn't like this time of year.
    Those colour lights would do my head in! :rolleyespink:I'll see whether the flower has opened more today - or whether it has decided it doesn't like this time of year.
    Those colour lights would do my head in! :rolleyespink:I'll see whether the flower has opened more today - or whether it has decided it doesn't like this time of year.
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  5. TubaTeacher

    Complete Newbie....help/advice needed!

    You beat me to it @ricky101 !
    You beat me to it @ricky101 !
    You beat me to it @ricky101 !
    You beat me to it @ricky101 !
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  6. Jupes

    Newbie help - what to grow

    It a good time to start sowing seeds like tomatoes ( they will need germinating on the windowsill first , then potting on into bigger pots , then into the greenhouse ) . If you're not confident...
    It a good time to start sowing seeds like tomatoes ( they will need germinating on the windowsill first , then potting on into bigger pots , then into the greenhouse ) . If you're not confident yet buy some plug plants , garden centres have lots of young plants now .
    It a good time to start sowing seeds like tomatoes ( they will need germinating on the windowsill first , then potting on into bigger pots , then into the greenhouse ) . If you're not confident yet buy some plug plants , garden centres have lots...
    It a good time to start sowing seeds like tomatoes ( they will need germinating on the windowsill first , then potting on into bigger pots , then into the greenhouse ) . If you're not confident...
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  7. Andeks

    Tomato seeds

    Hi,Thanks for your replies, will wait until March to sow. Will probably add some more varietys as suggested. Thanks again
    Hi,Thanks for your replies, will wait until March to sow. Will probably add some more varietys as suggested. Thanks again
    Hi,Thanks for your replies, will wait until March to sow. Will probably add some more varietys as suggested. Thanks again
    Hi,Thanks for your replies, will wait until March to sow. Will probably add some more varietys as suggested. Thanks again
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  8. Paddy

    Air flow into greenhouse

    Your screen door, if it's the kind we have here - where you can slide the glass to reveal a bug screened opening would be a good replacement for the louvers. Just make sure your vent is near the...
    Your screen door, if it's the kind we have here - where you can slide the glass to reveal a bug screened opening would be a good replacement for the louvers. Just make sure your vent is near the back away from the door and air will flow through :)
    Your screen door, if it's the kind we have here - where you can slide the glass to reveal a bug screened opening would be a good replacement for the louvers. Just make sure your vent is near the back away from the door and air will flow through :)
    Your screen door, if it's the kind we have here - where you can slide the glass to reveal a bug screened opening would be a good replacement for the louvers. Just make sure your vent is near the...
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  9. Selleri

    Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

    Obviously, I do know a bit about this house. There's been quite a few reports on it in Swedish media. Answering some of the comments made...To build it cost in terms of UK currency about £150...
    Obviously, I do know a bit about this house. There's been quite a few reports on it in Swedish media. Answering some of the comments made...To build it cost in terms of UK currency about £150 000, not more. Ventilation is controlled by what the owners call a "weather station" that adjusts the...
    Obviously, I do know a bit about this house. There's been quite a few reports on it in Swedish media. Answering some of the comments made...To build it cost in terms of UK currency about £150 000, not more. Ventilation is controlled by what the...
    Obviously, I do know a bit about this house. There's been quite a few reports on it in Swedish media. Answering some of the comments made...To build it cost in terms of UK currency about £150...
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  10. CanadianLori

    Do you remove your automatic vent openers in the winter?

    Homes over here that are newer than 50 years usually do not have deep window sills. I brought up Mikey (that's his name) and have him near the garden doors. He needs a bit of tidying so I will do...
    Homes over here that are newer than 50 years usually do not have deep window sills. I brought up Mikey (that's his name) and have him near the garden doors. He needs a bit of tidying so I will do that later :)
    Homes over here that are newer than 50 years usually do not have deep window sills. I brought up Mikey (that's his name) and have him near the garden doors. He needs a bit of tidying so I will do that later :)
    Homes over here that are newer than 50 years usually do not have deep window sills. I brought up Mikey (that's his name) and have him near the garden doors. He needs a bit of tidying so I will do...
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  11. jane0o0

    Greenhouse Tomatoes

    You probably overfed the tomatoe plants.
    You probably overfed the tomatoe plants.
    You probably overfed the tomatoe plants.
    You probably overfed the tomatoe plants.
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  12. mazambo

    Bubble wrap

    My GH. Is a Halls cedarwood build. Purchased second hand in 1984. Replaced the roof glass with twin walled poly carbonate sheets some time back. The poly carb sheets have an alternative...
    My GH. Is a Halls cedarwood build. Purchased second hand in 1984. Replaced the roof glass with twin walled poly carbonate sheets some time back. The poly carb sheets have an alternative inside/outside presentation. Hopefully, I applied them to screen off uv rays. Internal insulation is via...
    My GH. Is a Halls cedarwood build. Purchased second hand in 1984. Replaced the roof glass with twin walled poly carbonate sheets some time back. The poly carb sheets have an alternative inside/outside presentation. Hopefully, I applied them...
    My GH. Is a Halls cedarwood build. Purchased second hand in 1984. Replaced the roof glass with twin walled poly carbonate sheets some time back. The poly carb sheets have an alternative...
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  13. thriftybri

    tomatoes watering

    thanks for info
    thanks for info
    thanks for info
    thanks for info
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  14. jane0o0

    Tomato plants and Spiders

    Hi jane Spiders are a good thing in the greenhouse I have loads every year I see spiders nests with hundreds of baby spiders, I never get problems with aphids. regards Alex
    Hi jane Spiders are a good thing in the greenhouse I have loads every year I see spiders nests with hundreds of baby spiders, I never get problems with aphids. regards Alex
    Hi jane Spiders are a good thing in the greenhouse I have loads every year I see spiders nests with hundreds of baby spiders, I never get problems with aphids. regards Alex
    Hi jane Spiders are a good thing in the greenhouse I have loads every year I see spiders nests with hundreds of baby spiders, I never get problems with aphids. regards Alex
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  15. LoveSunshine

    Growing watermelons in the uk? Other ideas?

    Don't have experience with a greenhouse but I have the use of a polytunnel on my allotment site, 2 years ago I had some really good beginners luck. The seed was "sugar baby" from lidl. Also...
    Don't have experience with a greenhouse but I have the use of a polytunnel on my allotment site, 2 years ago I had some really good beginners luck. The seed was "sugar baby" from lidl. Also managed to germinate some from a honey dew melon from asda..ended up, one had mildew, the other 2 just...
    Don't have experience with a greenhouse but I have the use of a polytunnel on my allotment site, 2 years ago I had some really good beginners luck. The seed was "sugar baby" from lidl. Also managed to germinate some from a honey dew melon from...
    Don't have experience with a greenhouse but I have the use of a polytunnel on my allotment site, 2 years ago I had some really good beginners luck. The seed was "sugar baby" from lidl. Also...
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  16. mazambo

    Heated seed beds?

    Thanks @ricky101
    Thanks @ricky101
    Thanks @ricky101
    Thanks @ricky101
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  17. thriftybri

    cucumber plants dying

    Thanks guys for your answers
    Thanks guys for your answers
    Thanks guys for your answers
    Thanks guys for your answers
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  18. Pushkin

    Shelf on back of greenhouse (outside)

    On similar lines as @ricky101 if your channel is the same as mine you could use L shape brackets (or get some 3mm aluminium strip and bend yourself to fit) and drill through the glazing frame,...
    On similar lines as @ricky101 if your channel is the same as mine you could use L shape brackets (or get some 3mm aluminium strip and bend yourself to fit) and drill through the glazing frame, bolt to the frame then a hole in the front of the bracket and you could use standard greenhouse brackets.
    On similar lines as @ricky101 if your channel is the same as mine you could use L shape brackets (or get some 3mm aluminium strip and bend yourself to fit) and drill through the glazing frame, bolt to the frame then a hole in the front of the...
    On similar lines as @ricky101 if your channel is the same as mine you could use L shape brackets (or get some 3mm aluminium strip and bend yourself to fit) and drill through the glazing frame,...
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  19. jane0o0

    Tomato growing tip

    Harvested first tomatoes today 15th May two sungold and two gardeners delight regards Sandy
    Harvested first tomatoes today 15th May two sungold and two gardeners delight regards Sandy
    Harvested first tomatoes today 15th May two sungold and two gardeners delight regards Sandy
    Harvested first tomatoes today 15th May two sungold and two gardeners delight regards Sandy
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  20. Paul Blackburn

    Growing Tomato and Chillies

    I'm no expert Paul but I would think early May. Just keep re potting the Tomatoes deeper in the next size pot.
    I'm no expert Paul but I would think early May. Just keep re potting the Tomatoes deeper in the next size pot.
    I'm no expert Paul but I would think early May. Just keep re potting the Tomatoes deeper in the next size pot.
    I'm no expert Paul but I would think early May. Just keep re potting the Tomatoes deeper in the next size pot.
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