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  1. clum111

    Insulating a Greenhouse?

    Hi,There are waterproof tapes and double sided sticky tapes you can use, but they are not the best at holding things on to the metalwork for long, plus if they do, they can soon discolour and go...
    Hi,There are waterproof tapes and double sided sticky tapes you can use, but they are not the best at holding things on to the metalwork for long, plus if they do, they can soon discolour and go brittle and can be messy to remove in Spring.Think we would get some small timber battens and...
    Hi,There are waterproof tapes and double sided sticky tapes you can use, but they are not the best at holding things on to the metalwork for long, plus if they do, they can soon discolour and go brittle and can be messy to remove in...
    Hi,There are waterproof tapes and double sided sticky tapes you can use, but they are not the best at holding things on to the metalwork for long, plus if they do, they can soon discolour and go...
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. LettuceG

    Some greenhouse questions

    Relocate the greenhouse.
    Relocate the greenhouse.
    Relocate the greenhouse.
    Relocate the greenhouse.
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  10. landimad

    Birds in Greenhouse

    Nails in all four corners for the outside, and string for the inside.
    Nails in all four corners for the outside, and string for the inside.
    Nails in all four corners for the outside, and string for the inside.
    Nails in all four corners for the outside, and string for the inside.
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Darren2993

    DIY Mini Greenhouse

    Hello Darren,I'm impressed - looks good - and will have saved you a few quid over buying a new greenhouse.Greenhouses - really there for shelter from wind/bugs/bad weather - not so much to...
    Hello Darren,I'm impressed - looks good - and will have saved you a few quid over buying a new greenhouse.Greenhouses - really there for shelter from wind/bugs/bad weather - not so much to maintain an increased temperature - that's what hot houses are for - so what you have will do the job. ...
    Hello Darren,I'm impressed - looks good - and will have saved you a few quid over buying a new greenhouse.Greenhouses - really there for shelter from wind/bugs/bad weather - not so much to maintain an increased temperature - that's what hot...
    Hello Darren,I'm impressed - looks good - and will have saved you a few quid over buying a new greenhouse.Greenhouses - really there for shelter from wind/bugs/bad weather - not so much to...
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  15. pooky2483

    Growing out of season in a large split greenhouse

    Ok so no outdoor space, can't say I know too much about growing out of season under glass, except I would avoid all brassicas indoors because they are unpleasantly smelly and will attract white...
    Ok so no outdoor space, can't say I know too much about growing out of season under glass, except I would avoid all brassicas indoors because they are unpleasantly smelly and will attract white fly. I would suggest herbs. Maybe your idea of watercress too but I have no experience with it...
    Ok so no outdoor space, can't say I know too much about growing out of season under glass, except I would avoid all brassicas indoors because they are unpleasantly smelly and will attract white fly. I would suggest herbs. Maybe your idea of...
    Ok so no outdoor space, can't say I know too much about growing out of season under glass, except I would avoid all brassicas indoors because they are unpleasantly smelly and will attract white...
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  16. CanadianLori

    Overnight Temperature- How low do you go?

    @sandymac thank you! That is exactly what I wanted to know. :)
    @sandymac thank you! That is exactly what I wanted to know. :)
    @sandymac thank you! That is exactly what I wanted to know. :)
    @sandymac thank you! That is exactly what I wanted to know. :)
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  17. Kennyhicks

    My peppers have arrived.

    They look good, but assume they are outside and its just that the toms do not like it if the night time temp goes below 10c, which is happening with these clear nights, we recorded 2c last...
    They look good, but assume they are outside and its just that the toms do not like it if the night time temp goes below 10c, which is happening with these clear nights, we recorded 2c last night.If you have any space at the bottom of the tent to put a trug or some buckets filled with water so...
    They look good, but assume they are outside and its just that the toms do not like it if the night time temp goes below 10c, which is happening with these clear nights, we recorded 2c last night.If you have any space at the bottom of the tent...
    They look good, but assume they are outside and its just that the toms do not like it if the night time temp goes below 10c, which is happening with these clear nights, we recorded 2c last...
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  18. Kennyhicks

    Tomato potting on

    In case helpful here's what I do when potting onI only use same-brand-and-size pots for everything, 'coz I have loads to do and it streamlines the process, but folk might be using Yogurt tubs...
    In case helpful here's what I do when potting onI only use same-brand-and-size pots for everything, 'coz I have loads to do and it streamlines the process, but folk might be using Yogurt tubs and other cartons as pots all of different sizes. Principle is the same.I put a little compost in...
    In case helpful here's what I do when potting onI only use same-brand-and-size pots for everything, 'coz I have loads to do and it streamlines the process, but folk might be using Yogurt tubs and other cartons as pots all of different sizes....
    In case helpful here's what I do when potting onI only use same-brand-and-size pots for everything, 'coz I have loads to do and it streamlines the process, but folk might be using Yogurt tubs...
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  19. Kristen

    Recording / Logging Greenhouse Temperatures

    Its between my greenhouses - North side of the one in front :) as I was trying to avoid any direct sun. If the wind howls from East or West it would definitely go through that gap ...I have a an...
    Its between my greenhouses - North side of the one in front :) as I was trying to avoid any direct sun. If the wind howls from East or West it would definitely go through that gap ...I have a an upturned plastic (mesh) crate, to allow some airflow (upwards) with the sensor on top, and then a...
    Its between my greenhouses - North side of the one in front :) as I was trying to avoid any direct sun. If the wind howls from East or West it would definitely go through that gap ...I have a an upturned plastic (mesh) crate, to allow some...
    Its between my greenhouses - North side of the one in front :) as I was trying to avoid any direct sun. If the wind howls from East or West it would definitely go through that gap ...I have a an...
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  20. SheilaM

    Plastic Greenhouse

    @Kennyhicks that is lovely. Looks like there is scrim embedded in the plastic. Nice one!
    @Kennyhicks that is lovely. Looks like there is scrim embedded in the plastic. Nice one!
    @Kennyhicks that is lovely. Looks like there is scrim embedded in the plastic. Nice one!
    @Kennyhicks that is lovely. Looks like there is scrim embedded in the plastic. Nice one!
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