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Greenhouse watering – DIY irrigation part 2

So the water storage is in, granted it looks a bit rough. I could do with a few 100 litres more to really have enough water and build some thermal mass. However, when life gives you lemons find a way to water them ha… (I’m sure that’s how it goes). Anyway, I’ve moved forward with the DIY…
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February 7, 2018 0
Shallots Golden Gourmet

2018 Seedlist Part 2

Well, this is a quick update to my 2018 seedlist part 2, this is pretty much everything I need bar a few possible additions that I’m mulling over. The selection is very much based on quantity (of seed/crop yield) and quality of produce. Most of these seeds I’ve grown previously with great result and the others, well let’s hope…
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February 6, 2018 0

DIY Greenhouse irrigation – Part 1 water storage

Part 1 water storage This is part one of my DIY Greenhouse irrigation build, and ill be focusing on the water storage element. One goal for this year is to minimise the admin of running a greenhouse and vegetable patch, one element that will save me at least a few hours a week is the…
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February 5, 2018 0
Online garden Calender

Online Garden Calendar

This may seem a little off topic but hang on in there. This is a quick post to explain my Online garden Calendar that can be accessed by anyone on my website. Why put the effort into maintaining another calendar? What I’m hoping to achieve with the online garden calendar is a reference point for when I…
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February 4, 2018 0
greenhouse repair broken window

Greenhouse Repair

Getting ready for the big grow Well as I’ve already mentioned my time spent in the garden has seen a dramatic decline over the last few years. This has led to me needing to carry out a few greenhouse repair s. Thankfully nothing structural but still not ideal for the water ingress has caused a…
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February 3, 2018 0
Heated propagator

Heated propagator, early seed sowing – or not in my case!

Well, my parcels have finally arrived just in time for the weekend, nothing too exciting but the heated propagator and seeds need to be put straight to use to try and make up some of the time lost so far this year. The heated propagator I went for is a garland super7, I went for this…
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February 1, 2018 0

Hot lemon – ají limo, an amazing chilli plant

Hot lemon – ají limo I just wanted to share this with you, you may not of grown this before but you still have time to grow it this year you may not get an amzing crop if you just get one, but with a few even starting later in the year you will get an…
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January 28, 2018 0
2018 Seeds

2018 Seed list Part 1

2018 Seed list Part 1 Well this is just going to be a quick post to outline my 2018 seed list to give you an idea of the types of things i’m going to be growing this year. Most of the things I’m looking to grow this year i have grown with good success previously,…
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January 24, 2018 1
seedlings

2018 Growlog, starting afresh

2018 Growlog, a New Year a New Blog well I’m almost a month behind schedule due to illness and commitments but I’m excited to finally start my 2018 Growlog, this is something that has been eating me up for the last few years but family and work commitments had made it hard to really push…
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January 24, 2018 0