Category Archives: Greenhouse

First gherkin

Our first gherkin has appeared in the greenhouse. I’ve tried growing gherkins before but not had much luck. I’m hoping that the greenhouse will help produce a bumper crop this year. The variety we’re growing is called Adam F1.

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Radish result

The first produce to come out of the greenhouse was this bumper crop of radishes:

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First vegetables planted

This weekend I planted the first of our vegetables. In the main veg beds I planted the climbing French beans, the runner beans, sweetcorn, leaks and onions. I also planted the Scallopini squash and some courgettes in the other veg … Continue reading

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Seedlings in the greenhouse

I must admit I’ve been very surprised by how well the seedlings in the greenhouse have been going so far. I’ve had much better germination rates than I had with my cold frame and everything is growing up very rapidly … Continue reading

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Staging finished

After a bit of a false start with my greenhouse staging, I’ve now built everything and the greenhouse is ready to go. The staging seems very sturdy and I’ve been quite impressed with it. It’s standard, two-tier upstaging from Two … Continue reading

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