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STEEMIT!!! My reason for being quite

Well I know I’ve been quiet on the blog for the last week or so mainly due to my workloads being quite high atm, but also because i’ve be been spending a bit of time over at https://www.steemit.com What is Steemit? To be honest it’s too big for me to explain this late at night but…
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March 21, 2018 0

Weekend Warrior

Yes Yes YES!!! a long weekend awaits me, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday whoop whoop.     I’ve been waiting for this for a while so the to-do list is longer than my arm… some of the things I’m looking to do are listed below. finish wiring greenhouse automation finish running wire in the greenhouse for…
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March 9, 2018 0
thundersnow

Weekend roundup – beast from the east

Weekend roundup – beast from the east Well, I’m not sure where to start on this one as like many of you in the UK the “Beast from the East” dropped in and caused a bit of havoc with my plans resulting in a long and cold week and not much of anything other than…
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March 6, 2018 0
led grow light review

LED grow light review – 1 month in

One thing that I miss from a few years ago is my grow box that I used to have set up for giving my chilli’s and tomatoes the best start to the year. Unfortunately, space has dictated that this needed to go but something small that could be stored when not in use would suffice.…
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February 28, 2018 1
diy 3d printed linear actuator

Weekend round up – February in the garden

Well, that’s the end of February in the garden for me, I fell like I’ve managed to catch up somewhat and get the greenhouse and garden almost back on track. This weekend has been a great one and I was lucky enough to get a 3 day weekend in due to some time in lieu owed from…
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February 26, 2018 0

DIY Greenhouse irrigation – Part 3

Well it’s about time that I get this typed up as the DIY Greenhouse irrigation system is almost complete the only bit left to do is to wrap my head around the solar and electronics but this should be done within the next month its not quite a high priority and some minor works need…
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February 25, 2018 0
DIY garden furniture

DIY garden furniture for the little one.

Well, this is one of the things that I achieved this weekend. Some DIY garden furniture. Two things that I really love about this are; It cost me nothing more than my time and energy. Its made from recycled materials that were destined for the bin. Making this little chair had been on the cards…
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February 19, 2018 0
Seedling disaster

Seedling Disaster

OOOO Dear…. Nothing quite gives you one of those lumps in your throat like the ominous crash followed by your little ones shouts for help…. In an attempt to help me by checking on the seedlings we have on the window sill our  3 year old unfortunately managed to tip everything, and I mean everything…
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February 17, 2018 0
fixing outside tap

Weekend wonder – Fixing outside tap

One thing I managed to tick off my list was, fixing outside tap. I’d only noticed this the weekend prior when I decided to try and fill up the water butts using the hose.   I had everything set up turned on the tap and nothing… only a few measly drips. So I did my…
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February 16, 2018 0
Step removal, greenhouse DIY

Removing a trip hazard – Greenhouse DIY

So this was completed last week, but due to some stressful and interesting events, it’s taking me longer than normal to get the post together but finally, I can share a bit of Greenhouse DIY I did. My greenhouse is actually two greenhouses the first one I put in was an 8×8 aluminium framed greenhouse and it…
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February 12, 2018 0