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Choosing a greenhouse structure – part 1

Choosing a greenhouse structure – part 1 Choosing a greenhouse structure isn’t easy. The choice of greenhouses available to buy is vast and can be quite daunting. There is a bewildering selection of sizes and designs, plus a choice of materials such as glass or polycarbonate and wood or metal. These choices affect how much maintenance you will need to … Continue reading

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Heating your Greenhouse

Heating your Greenhouse through Winter If you haven’t already ,it’s time to think about heating your greenhouse if you want to keep growing throughout  the winter.Apparently, we’ve got some extremely cold temperatures on the way so there is no time like the present.A few weeks ago I wrote about insulating your greenhouse with special UV stabilised bubble wrap which is step 1. to keep growing … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Insulation for Winter

Greenhouse Insulation Using Bubble Wrap For the second time this week I’ve had to scrape the ice of the car so there is no denying the temperature has dropped and it’s time to think about greenhouse insulation.Greenhouses are great as they extend the growing season at both ends and properly insulated and heated you can grow fresh salad leaves and … Continue reading

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Buying a Mini Greenhouse

Buying a Mini Greenhouse Buying a mini greenhouse is a wonderful addition to any garden and great for either the complete novice gardener or the expert with super-green fingers.Mini greenhouses come in wide variety of styles and designs. Prices can vary between £50 for a plastic framed, polythene skinned mini greenhouse to almost £1,000 for a top of the range … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Ideas

Greenhouse A greenhouse is a fantastic addition to any garden as it not only extends the growing season at both ends, but also widens the choice of things you can successfully grow in the UK with its erratic and challenging weather conditions. A greenhouse provides you with your very own micro-climate letting you control the temperature and the humidity in a sheltered … Continue reading

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Fathers Day 17th June 2012

Father’s Day is fast approaching and with 4 days to go it might be time to start thinking about what to get your Dad. If he’s a keen gardener we’ve got a whole host of things that he might love just a little bit more than the useful but boring pair of socks. Maybe its time to branch out and … Continue reading

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Why You Should Invest in a Greenhouse

Having your own sanctuary to retreat to where you can tend to your plants or vegetables is the dream for any keen gardener, allowing you to look after your crop all year round, without fearing for them throughout the winter. Constantly having to run outside to cover your plants when the dreaded forecast of frost is delivered on the early … Continue reading

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