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My hydroponic greenhouse

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 15:05

This is a video of my hydroponic greenhouse. (If you click my name on youtube you will access all of my gardening videos that I have uploaded)



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How to tell when Garlic is ready to harvest?

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 14:37

I also have another video of me harvesting my elephant garlic if you would like to check it out?


How to tell when Garlic is ready to harvest?

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 13:58

I harvested mine about a week ago, here is the vid of me harvesting.   

there is a link to the second part at the end, and the beginning.

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Posted: 01/06/2014 at 22:03

O.K thanks for your advice. If Ailsa craig can be overwintered I think I will try them next year. Come to think of it i bought my Senshyu from Wilkos.  

Little lemon tree

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 16:12

My lemon trees are not much bigger than yours and a couple of my orange trees are even smaller and they've been outside for the last 3 weeks and they seem to be doing fine. My orange tree in the greenhouse has flowered a seccond time so I have both oranges and flowers which seems a little odd.


Posted: 28/05/2014 at 16:02

Dose anyone know what the largest type of overwintering onion that is available on the market? this year i've grown tough ball from seed and Senshyu from sets. But about half of the Senshyu have bolted. So I think I'm going to grow all of my onions from seed in future. I grow my main crop (kelsae) from seed and I start it indoors from about july. They seem to grow to a good size. I would like to have some large earlys aswell. Please can someone help!   

a few pic's of my fruit and veg plants

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:30

Well I've been growing in hydroponics for nearly 15 years now.

New worms for wormery

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 00:03

I got all my worms from the garden about a year ago and there still fine and doing well.get some paper and compost put it on the ground and cover it with an old carpet and ceep it damp. You will have a never endless supply of composting worms.all of these companies that sell them are selling you something you already have thousands of,.wake up people, There worms!

a few pic's of my fruit and veg plants

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 20:33

Well I make the hydroponic chemicals so it probably woks out cheaper than buying compost. I probably spend less running all of my hydro kits for a season than it would cost to buy a 35l bag of cheap qd compost. And some plants it just makes sence to grow in hydroponics. I mean take the melon pear that i'm growing, I've grown them in soil before and your lucky if you even get 1. But growing it in hydroponics taylored to that plant i can normally get between 5 and 10 to 1 plant. so it just seems to make more sence. It's the same with the tomatoes. 

Growing Tomatoes in Pots

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 20:07

I started my tomatoes at the start of dec last year. checkout my latest post. and here is a link to my latest youtube vid.

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My hydroponic greenhouse

this is a video of my hydroponic greenhouse 
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big ones 
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a few pic's of my fruit and veg plants

here is an update of my fruit and vegetable garden. 
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My hydroponic greenhouse

Things I'm growing in my garden this year. 
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a few pic's

I thought I would put mt tom's in as it's been so mild 
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what is this grub??

found in my apple tree! 
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