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  1. Spruce

    Greenhouse parrafin heater ????

    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding...
    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding plants.
    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding plants.
    hi.i had 3 parasene big red heaters in my greenhouses years ago all rubbish I was using 4lts a night no good got my old Aladdin 201 202 and 203 heaters all my 3 greenhouses are full of bedding...
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  2. Kayleigh

    What can I grow from seed in my greenhouse during winter?

    You can sow Parsley in autumn, for it to grow (slowly) through winter.
    You can sow Parsley in autumn, for it to grow (slowly) through winter.
    You can sow Parsley in autumn, for it to grow (slowly) through winter.
    You can sow Parsley in autumn, for it to grow (slowly) through winter.
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  3. WillieBee

    How easy (or hard !!) is it to dismantle an aluminium greenhouse ?

    Agree, also with my type the spring loses tension once taken on/off a few times, so new ones are a good idea (and pretty cheap too on tinternet)
    Agree, also with my type the spring loses tension once taken on/off a few times, so new ones are a good idea (and pretty cheap too on tinternet)
    Agree, also with my type the spring loses tension once taken on/off a few times, so new ones are a good idea (and pretty cheap too on tinternet)
    Agree, also with my type the spring loses tension once taken on/off a few times, so new ones are a good idea (and pretty cheap too on tinternet)
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  4. chitting kaz

    how to sterilise green house

    Hugs kaz
    Hugs kaz
    Hugs kaz
    Hugs kaz
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  5. David Smith

    Best Greenhouse base?

    Pretty much. The plants perform the expensive compression phase for free (liquid to gas ), which takes a lot of energy but again its provided for free by the sun. The fan just moves the vapour to...
    Pretty much. The plants perform the expensive compression phase for free (liquid to gas ), which takes a lot of energy but again its provided for free by the sun. The fan just moves the vapour to the "condenser", which is the soilmass/heatsink. The system just takes advantage of what plants do...
    Pretty much. The plants perform the expensive compression phase for free (liquid to gas ), which takes a lot of energy but again its provided for free by the sun. The fan just moves the vapour to the "condenser", which is the...
    Pretty much. The plants perform the expensive compression phase for free (liquid to gas ), which takes a lot of energy but again its provided for free by the sun. The fan just moves the vapour to...
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  6. Aesculus

    How much does it cost to heat a greenhouse?

    How are you heating your greenhouse?
    How are you heating your greenhouse?
    How are you heating your greenhouse?
    How are you heating your greenhouse?
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  7. Sardo Numspa

    Growing peppers and tomatoes in small plastic greenhouse

    Better late than never.I have been starting my tomatoes and pepper seedlings in one of these "blow aways" with a stack of bricks securing it and the results have been good.As far as pests...
    Better late than never.I have been starting my tomatoes and pepper seedlings in one of these "blow aways" with a stack of bricks securing it and the results have been good.As far as pests go, I need to be careful to keep the bigger plants away from the sides as once a slug finds it's way...
    Better late than never.I have been starting my tomatoes and pepper seedlings in one of these "blow aways" with a stack of bricks securing it and the results have been good.As far as pests go, I need to be careful to keep the bigger plants...
    Better late than never.I have been starting my tomatoes and pepper seedlings in one of these "blow aways" with a stack of bricks securing it and the results have been good.As far as pests...
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  8. Auntpol

    greenhouse heater / camping battery?

    If anything I think Electric will be cheaper (excluding the cost of connecting electricity to the greenhouse) In a normal/mild winter the heater will come on very little, the ability to...
    If anything I think Electric will be cheaper (excluding the cost of connecting electricity to the greenhouse) In a normal/mild winter the heater will come on very little, the ability to thermostatically control it means power is only used when the temperature is low. In a very cold winter the...
    If anything I think Electric will be cheaper (excluding the cost of connecting electricity to the greenhouse) In a normal/mild winter the heater will come on very little, the ability to thermostatically control it means power is only used when...
    If anything I think Electric will be cheaper (excluding the cost of connecting electricity to the greenhouse) In a normal/mild winter the heater will come on very little, the ability to...
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  9. 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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  10. Steve R

    Electricity in the greenhouse

    Only just noticed this. There are a few "errors / misconceptions" (sorry if I am being pedantic) First RCD stands for Residual Current Device. It Doesn't "monitor" anything on the earth wire...
    Only just noticed this. There are a few "errors / misconceptions" (sorry if I am being pedantic) First RCD stands for Residual Current Device. It Doesn't "monitor" anything on the earth wire because that may have been cut. (lawnmower etc) It actually "monitors" both the Live and Neutral, its...
    Only just noticed this. There are a few "errors / misconceptions" (sorry if I am being pedantic) First RCD stands for Residual Current Device. It Doesn't "monitor" anything on the earth wire because that may have been cut. (lawnmower etc) It...
    Only just noticed this. There are a few "errors / misconceptions" (sorry if I am being pedantic) First RCD stands for Residual Current Device. It Doesn't "monitor" anything on the earth wire...
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  11. nearlygreenfingered

    Greenhouse fumigation

    a couple of years ago we were inundated with the flies off the horse muck in the pollytunnel, we had plants in there and did not want to use chemicals so we set fire to a load of paper in the...
    a couple of years ago we were inundated with the flies off the horse muck in the pollytunnel, we had plants in there and did not want to use chemicals so we set fire to a load of paper in the middle of the floor, and the smoke seemed to drive the flies out of the door dawn
    a couple of years ago we were inundated with the flies off the horse muck in the pollytunnel, we had plants in there and did not want to use chemicals so we set fire to a load of paper in the middle of the floor, and the smoke seemed to drive the...
    a couple of years ago we were inundated with the flies off the horse muck in the pollytunnel, we had plants in there and did not want to use chemicals so we set fire to a load of paper in the...
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  12. dave1510

    Smashing Greenhouse!

    How to stop greenhouse glass blowing out.About five years ago, having endured 3 years of glass 'exploding' out of my extremely exposed greenhouse, (and despite trying all the tricks suggested...
    How to stop greenhouse glass blowing out.About five years ago, having endured 3 years of glass 'exploding' out of my extremely exposed greenhouse, (and despite trying all the tricks suggested online), I came up with a solution that has resulted in NO loss of glass since that time (touch...
    How to stop greenhouse glass blowing out.About five years ago, having endured 3 years of glass 'exploding' out of my extremely exposed greenhouse, (and despite trying all the tricks suggested online), I came up with a solution that has resulted...
    How to stop greenhouse glass blowing out.About five years ago, having endured 3 years of glass 'exploding' out of my extremely exposed greenhouse, (and despite trying all the tricks suggested...
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  13. aneng

    Suitable base for 8 x 6 greenhouse ?

    Best option, worked for me for twenty years. If the ground is reasonably compacted after digging out, 3X2 paving slabs aren't goint to shift as long as they are level and the weight will be...
    Best option, worked for me for twenty years. If the ground is reasonably compacted after digging out, 3X2 paving slabs aren't goint to shift as long as they are level and the weight will be distributed along the length. Never had a paving slab crack.
    Best option, worked for me for twenty years. If the ground is reasonably compacted after digging out, 3X2 paving slabs aren't goint to shift as long as they are level and the weight will be distributed along the length. Never had a paving slab crack.
    Best option, worked for me for twenty years. If the ground is reasonably compacted after digging out, 3X2 paving slabs aren't goint to shift as long as they are level and the weight will be...
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  14. Roy Barfield

    Elite Greenhouse Instructions

    By all means, contact Elite but this link may help, it may not be for your exact model, but it should give you a starting point.
    By all means, contact Elite but this link may help, it may not be for your exact model, but it should give you a starting point.
    By all means, contact Elite but this link may help, it may not be for your exact model, but it should give you a starting point.
    By all means, contact Elite but this link may help, it may not be for your exact model, but it should give you a starting point.
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  15. ChrisClayton

    Alternatives to Glass for Greenhouses

    The spam link was removed from the post, I think, by Abby Black
    The spam link was removed from the post, I think, by Abby Black
    The spam link was removed from the post, I think, by Abby Black
    The spam link was removed from the post, I think, by Abby Black
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  16. rustyroots

    Creocote.

    My brother used creosote to kill ivy. He reckons it's the only thing that works totally. :)
    My brother used creosote to kill ivy. He reckons it's the only thing that works totally. :)
    My brother used creosote to kill ivy. He reckons it's the only thing that works totally. :)
    My brother used creosote to kill ivy. He reckons it's the only thing that works totally. :)
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  17. gort

    Greenhouse Fumigation

    Poisounous smoke! what was made of? Just think if that got into the wrong hands!
    Poisounous smoke! what was made of? Just think if that got into the wrong hands!
    Poisounous smoke! what was made of? Just think if that got into the wrong hands!
    Poisounous smoke! what was made of? Just think if that got into the wrong hands!
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  18. moonrakermagpie

    Green house guttering!!!!

    Hi, By the sounds of it I think itâ??s the same gutters my granâ??s greenhouse has. The guttering problem was solved in two ways:One gutter has sort of what Kristen said but I think a piece of...
    Hi, By the sounds of it I think itâ??s the same gutters my granâ??s greenhouse has. The guttering problem was solved in two ways:One gutter has sort of what Kristen said but I think a piece of sheet aluminium was used. Then a bit of hard plastic pipe a bit bigger than the diameter of a...
    Hi, By the sounds of it I think itâ??s the same gutters my granâ??s greenhouse has. The guttering problem was solved in two ways:One gutter has sort of what Kristen said but I think a piece of sheet aluminium was used. Then a bit of hard...
    Hi, By the sounds of it I think itâ??s the same gutters my granâ??s greenhouse has. The guttering problem was solved in two ways:One gutter has sort of what Kristen said but I think a piece of...
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  20. chitting kaz

    sealing greenhouse gaps

    But you don't want the Gun and Silicone, so I've got to take them back now ... :)
    But you don't want the Gun and Silicone, so I've got to take them back now ... :)
    But you don't want the Gun and Silicone, so I've got to take them back now ... :)
    But you don't want the Gun and Silicone, so I've got to take them back now ... :)
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