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Post by Compostwoman on 25th February 2010, 1:44 pm

Greenhouse here means any undercover growing method , so windowsills, propagators, cloches etc etc ..

Same principle as the threads in other bits of the Permaculture garden...just tell us what you have been up to recently with seeds and plants under cover of.. well.... covers  What have you done in the greenhouse/polytunnel today? Icon_smile


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Post by Nick B on 26th February 2010, 9:42 am

I've re-potted some small tomato plants.

I've also put in a few cuttings of carnations that I took off some stems that my DW got the other week.
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Post by polgara on 26th February 2010, 1:22 pm

I went & had a look. :whistle1:
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Post by Compostwoman on 26th February 2010, 1:34 pm

I filled up a load more loo roll tubes, ready for this weekends mega planting session...
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Post by Dandelion on 26th February 2010, 7:11 pm

I've realised that I need to ask Mr D to remove his patent icicle protector from the porch roof (i.e. the piece of wood which is wedged onto the polycarbonate to stop the two foot long icicles crashing through it in January). It's cutting out the light which my (potential) seedlings need! ☀
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Post by Sparhawk on 26th February 2010, 9:30 pm

Uh, checked & watered over wintering cuttings of budleia, holly, bay, hawthorn plants whistle2
checked & watered bare root fruit plants
checked & watered over wintering rosemary, thyme, parsley
rescued & replanted 2 x strawberry runners from grey mould Evil or Very Mad
watered pea & broad bean tubes...

Took down net curtain shading to put through the washing machine when Lady S isn't looking...

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Post by Compostwoman on 26th February 2010, 11:35 pm

Grr I wrote a long list , and then lost it.

I have done lots in there today. And will do more of the same tomorrow.

Mostly involving sowing seeds and getting them into the heated propogators in the porch.

Or sowing them into the tubes I filled up today ( now have 105 of them , waiting.)

Nuff said.
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Post by Dandelion on 27th February 2010, 1:40 pm

I don't want to start a new 'what should I have done in the greenhouse today' thread, but I am wishing I had started to save toilet roll middles sooner - I've been in 'winter mode', starting the log burner with them! Mad
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th February 2010, 1:41 pm

I have spare, if you want a few? also kitchen roll ones you could cut down....
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Post by Dandelion on 27th February 2010, 1:44 pm

That's really kind - I'll be OK as I have one of those paper pot maker thingys - I just hate wasting things!
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 27th February 2010, 3:14 pm

I've been out in the greenhouse today and have sown 8 different tyes of tomato, 2 types of peppers and some basil. In the salad bed outside I've sown 2 types of spring onions, baby spinach, radishes, mixed salad leaves and rocket, all nicely snuggled under the mini polytunnel/cloche

Feels great to be out doing stuff again. :cheers:

Hoping for a dry day tomorrow so I can get down to the allotment and make plans for bigger polytunnel
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Post by Dandelion on 27th February 2010, 4:07 pm

Oop North looked OK on the weather map last night - I think us Midlanders and the Southerners are in for a soaking tomorrow!
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Post by polgara on 27th February 2010, 5:36 pm

I make my paper pots round the bottom of a bottle, much cheaper than the ready made makers.
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th February 2010, 6:45 pm

Yakult pots work well as formers as well
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Post by polgara on 27th February 2010, 10:33 pm

OOOH we are clever clogs aren`t we.
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th February 2010, 10:48 pm

I have been thinking ) and saying) I was behind with sowing...but having gone through the seeds and looked at my planting diary for last year...I actually sowed the first few this time last year... What have you done in the greenhouse/polytunnel today? Icon_redface

apaert from the overwintering salad and herb greens , which are ongoing in the PT all winter.
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Post by polgara on 27th February 2010, 11:04 pm

I have more that has survived & is growing.

I planted peas in October (in a Pot) & they have flower buds on
The garlic in a pot is about 6ins tall.
Broads that I started in Oct in the greenhouse (in a pot) were put outside & have just about survived.
The salad leaves that I put in (in pot) are pickable
Potted carrots have gone mad.
As you have realised all of mine is in pots!!
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Post by Compostwoman on 27th February 2010, 11:15 pm

Pots are good, Pol!
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Post by Sparhawk on 28th February 2010, 12:56 am

Pol's just potty!!! What have you done in the greenhouse/polytunnel today? Smiley-scared001

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Post by Sparhawk on 28th February 2010, 1:01 am

I ran an extention lead into the greenhouse, checked deckchair was in working order,
(& coffee mug), & listened to football for 2 hours... Wink

Oh,

I mean I did some planting, transplanting & trimming... Cool

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Post by Sparhawk on 28th February 2010, 1:03 am

Phew, that was close, Lady S just crept up behind me....

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Post by polgara on 28th February 2010, 8:43 am

Pol will creep up on you later mmmm
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Post by Sparhawk on 2nd March 2010, 12:38 am

Planted
sprouted carrots into "cell" tray
a couple more sprouted broccoli raab into "cell" tray
sprouted sungold & roma toms into pots...

Drained off "worm wee" & put layer of shredded paper on wormery...

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Post by Green Rosie on 2nd March 2010, 8:01 am

Finally got round to sowing some seeds in the polytunnel Very Happy - brassicas, lettuce, various japanese greens, leeks and spring onions. Will check the weather forecast and then decide whether to start on the tender stuff.

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Post by Nick B on 2nd March 2010, 11:30 am

I've sorted out some cuttings off some carnations that my DW brought 2 weeks ago,
I've also potted on some tomatoes and planted some pepper seeds as well as sowing some broadbeans in the raised beds in the garden.
oh and some onions went in yesterday.
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