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Mini Greenhouses And Growing Fruit/Veg?
 
# 1 : Saturday 31-1-2015 @ 12:14
 
 
Anyone know where I could get a mini greenhouse/poly tunnel suitable for a small garden? I've looked but they are all huge. Does anyone have one and what do they think of them? Are you planning on planting any fruit or vegetables in the coming months?
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# 2 : Saturday 31-1-2015 @ 12:16
 
 
Where is Gentlelover when you need him?
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# 3 : Saturday 31-1-2015 @ 13:27
 
 
You can buy a small hard clear plastic dome with vents in woodies, I use mine in summer for lettuce , scallions and the likes. I put a timber frame down first and add soil. Keeps it tidy and easy to manage . Plant every too weeks apart so you have fresh stock every too weeks
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# 4 : Saturday 31-1-2015 @ 13:28
 
 
The dome I store inside in the winter I have it 5 years now
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# 5 : Saturday 31-1-2015 @ 14:18
 
 
Is it a small polydome/solid plastic dome? What size is it? Woodies website is a pain to navigate on an iPhone.
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# 6 : Saturday 31-1-2015 @ 18:35
 
 
Don't know if there is a polytunnel for a small garden.

I had mini greenhouse, made of metal bars that you clicked together and covered with the plastic 'house', and my mother had one (a different brand).

They were fine but had some substantial limitations:
- the weight they could take was not ideal (the shelves were part of the structure, unlike in a proper greenhouse)
- they were unstable in strong winds
- they don't last more than three years.
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# 7 : Friday 7-10-2016 @ 14:54
 
 
Is it normal for tomatoes to be still green and rock hard in October?
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# 8 : Friday 7-10-2016 @ 15:29
 
 
When life gives you lemons make
fried green tomatoes

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/fried-green-tomatoes etc ...
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# 9 : Friday 7-10-2016 @ 20:29
 
 
Someone said :
Is it normal for tomatoes to be still green and rock hard in October?

Not really
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# 10 : Wednesday 8-3-2017 @ 17:34
 
 
Planted tomato seeds, beetroot seeds and potatoes today! *crosses fingers*
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# 11 : Wednesday 8-3-2017 @ 20:11
 
 
Someone said :
Planted tomato seeds, beetroot seeds and potatoes today! *crosses fingers*

I have my new batch of tomatoes down since the 3rd.
Got a wall mounted rack greenhouse with a zip up cover.

I'm also crossing my fingers.
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# 12 : Saturday 1-4-2017 @ 10:31
 
 
I have some seedlings in those recycled paper pots. Does anybody know if you can snip the bottom off and replant them while still in the small pots?
I'm sure they are just like the biodegradable ones? Or will that cause them to be rootbound?

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# 13 : Saturday 1-4-2017 @ 12:43
 
 
Someone said :
I have some seedlings in those recycled paper pots. Does anybody know if you can snip the bottom off and replant them while still in the small pots?
I'm sure they are just like the biodegradable ones? Or will that cause them to be rootbound?


The pots in the photo will break (first) and decay if you put them in the ground, so you don't need to snip the bottom off (root or pot!). In fact, the intention is to enable you to plant out a seedling or young plant without disturbing the roots in any way. (For some plants, the climate here means you can't plan the seeds outdoors but they don't like having their roots disturbed, so taking the plant out of a plastic pot to plant on is counter-productive.)
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# 14 : Saturday 1-4-2017 @ 12:50
 
 
Excellent, thanks Ozren.
I will be transferring them into lager pots, then on into hanging baskets inside a small wall mounted greenhouse.

I lost a few during the process last year (they just didn't recover from the stress), which is why I bought these little paper pots.

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# 15 : Saturday 1-4-2017 @ 19:02
 
 
Someone said :
Excellent, thanks Ozren.
I will be transferring them into lager pots, then on into hanging baskets inside a small wall mounted greenhouse.

I lost a few during the process last year (they just didn't recover from the stress), which is why I bought these little paper pots.


Do pot them on to larger paper pots. If you use plastic, you'll have to disturb the roots taking the plant out of that pot.
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