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  1. Andeks

    Tomato seeds

    Hi,As others have said, if you have heat and light ? then late February, but as a first time greenhouse grower even with just a small heated propagator would suggest you leave it still mid to...
    Hi,As others have said, if you have heat and light ? then late February, but as a first time greenhouse grower even with just a small heated propagator would suggest you leave it still mid to late March. Think you will find they grow better and stronger as sown too early and you can get weak...
    Hi,As others have said, if you have heat and light ? then late February, but as a first time greenhouse grower even with just a small heated propagator would suggest you leave it still mid to late March. Think you will find they grow better...
    Hi,As others have said, if you have heat and light ? then late February, but as a first time greenhouse grower even with just a small heated propagator would suggest you leave it still mid to...
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Fitzy

    Purchasing a Greenhouse

    Thank you NigelJ for the Greenhouses Direct - I will check that out.Time to downsize now - I began with an 8 x 6 some 50 years ago - progressed to a 50 x 20 and have been reducing over...
    Thank you NigelJ for the Greenhouses Direct - I will check that out.Time to downsize now - I began with an 8 x 6 some 50 years ago - progressed to a 50 x 20 and have been reducing over time.Unfortunate but a 10 x 8 is all I can fit in now.Thanks again.
    Thank you NigelJ for the Greenhouses Direct - I will check that out.Time to downsize now - I began with an 8 x 6 some 50 years ago - progressed to a 50 x 20 and have been reducing over time.Unfortunate but a 10 x 8 is all I can fit in...
    Thank you NigelJ for the Greenhouses Direct - I will check that out.Time to downsize now - I began with an 8 x 6 some 50 years ago - progressed to a 50 x 20 and have been reducing over...
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  8. thriftybri

    tomatoes watering

    thanks for info
    thanks for info
    thanks for info
    thanks for info
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. mazambo

    Heated seed beds?

    Thanks @ricky101
    Thanks @ricky101
    Thanks @ricky101
    Thanks @ricky101
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Paul Blackburn

    Greenhouse Heater

    I took a bottle back to our local supplier. It was about 17 years old, bought from the same shop. They honoured the exchange but the bottle was out of proof so would be scrapped.It was shell...
    I took a bottle back to our local supplier. It was about 17 years old, bought from the same shop. They honoured the exchange but the bottle was out of proof so would be scrapped.It was shell gas previously but is now flogas.
    I took a bottle back to our local supplier. It was about 17 years old, bought from the same shop. They honoured the exchange but the bottle was out of proof so would be scrapped.It was shell gas previously but is now flogas.
    I took a bottle back to our local supplier. It was about 17 years old, bought from the same shop. They honoured the exchange but the bottle was out of proof so would be scrapped.It was shell...
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  17. justsomeguy

    Eltex greenhouse heater

    I have been reading through this thread, bit of an oldie one. I used the latger Eltex, twin tanks etc plus a water tray above the flues. In fact it was only last year I dumped the heater. A few...
    I have been reading through this thread, bit of an oldie one. I used the latger Eltex, twin tanks etc plus a water tray above the flues. In fact it was only last year I dumped the heater. A few points to observe when using paraffin or any portable heater. Make sure it's standing firm and...
    I have been reading through this thread, bit of an oldie one. I used the latger Eltex, twin tanks etc plus a water tray above the flues. In fact it was only last year I dumped the heater. A few points to observe when using paraffin or any...
    I have been reading through this thread, bit of an oldie one. I used the latger Eltex, twin tanks etc plus a water tray above the flues. In fact it was only last year I dumped the heater. A few...
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  18. jane0o0

    Courgettes

    We all do it , every year, never learn... !! :biggrin:
    We all do it , every year, never learn... !! :biggrin:
    We all do it , every year, never learn... !! :biggrin:
    We all do it , every year, never learn... !! :biggrin:
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  19. Grum Tum

    Sealant/Putty on a Polycarbonate/Aluminium framed Greenhouse?

    You're probably right about the differences in products here and there.
    You're probably right about the differences in products here and there.
    You're probably right about the differences in products here and there.
    You're probably right about the differences in products here and there.
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  20. mazambo

    Greenhouse window?

    Hi everyone I have an old halls greenhouse and the wind has blown the window frame out of where it hinges, it's happened before and I have to unscrew the autovent to tilt and slide it back in, is...
    Hi everyone I have an old halls greenhouse and the wind has blown the window frame out of where it hinges, it's happened before and I have to unscrew the autovent to tilt and slide it back in, is there any other way to slide it back in without unscrewing it?
    Hi everyone I have an old halls greenhouse and the wind has blown the window frame out of where it hinges, it's happened before and I have to unscrew the autovent to tilt and slide it back in, is there any other way to slide it back in without...
    Hi everyone I have an old halls greenhouse and the wind has blown the window frame out of where it hinges, it's happened before and I have to unscrew the autovent to tilt and slide it back in, is...
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