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Electronics, Gardening and Lifestyle

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Greenhouse update – Raised beds and sowing seeds

I mentioned in a previous post that i could sort out the raised beds until i was paid at the end of the month. well… that didn’t go to plan and i ended up buying the wood anyway. To be fair though the sooner these plants are in the soil the sooner they will provide…
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April 21, 2019 0
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Garden Journal 2019 – last of the spring clean

This was all the work i got done last week, due to work commitments though i didn’t manage to get this garden journal update posted… so itll be followed up shortly with another from this weekend. Really starting to feel good about the year, as the temperatures are warming up and things are starting to…
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April 19, 2019 0
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DIY Greenhouse data logger – update 1 week in.

  It used to be that i’d head to the greenhouse with a pocket full of seeds and cup full of coffee, these days its a laptop and pocket full of cables. It’ll be worth it though just wait!!! It’d been 4 days since i plugged my little test data logger in and i was…
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April 8, 2019 0

Growlog2019 – Final March Garden Update

Well its that time of week where i’m missing spending time in the garden all ready so how about a garden update. looking through the pictures taken and sharing them with yourselves brings me great joy. Very much my natural medicine, a place of clarity and reflection. I’d eluded in a previous post that i…
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April 2, 2019 0

Greenhouse Update – Fitting the solar vent openers 🌞

  Well the usual chaos of a week just not being long enough. I did however manage to get both of the greenhouse solar vent openers installed. If you have a greenhouse, cold frame, heck anything that needs a window opening when its hot, you should Check these out. Bayliss XL greenhouse solar vent openers Bayliss Xl…
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March 31, 2019 0
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Jute twine in the garden, a change for the better 🌻

  As i’m on a quest to make everything i do more environmentally friendly, sustainable i keep finding new ways to reduce this impact, on the list this time was jute twine. One thing that i realised i did that wasn’t great was in the garden. Funny that something like growing my own fruit and…
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March 29, 2019 0
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garden water collection and greenhouse autonomous watering update

So with the new greenhouse in the process of being built, I’ve decided to give the water storage and autonomous watering system an overhaul. so to summarise what I’ve done so far. Upgraded from 15mm to 22mm pipe and fittings. Changed the self-watering from electric pump fed to gravity fed. Installed pipe fittings for connecting…
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March 25, 2019 0

My wooden greenhouse update

  Well as some of you already know I’ve been slaving away for a while on this wooden greenhouse any free moment i get. Which isn’t enough to get a new greenhouse built in time for this years growing season. Well i can finally say its up, not finished, but up. Phew…. This was done…
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March 24, 2019 0
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Basil is so much more than a delicious herb lets talk plant medicine

Of the back of this great competion by @naturalmedicine  here I want to share with you my entry for basil. Well, this week I chose to look at basil, specifically its properties as a natural medicine. Basil is something that I have grown in the garden for years as its use in cooking spans many cuisines and…
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March 15, 2019 0