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r+lchick

  • Joined Sep 2009
Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« on: October 21, 2009, 05:04:48 pm »
What greens (lettuce type stuff) can I grow in my greenhouse over winter that I can plant now.  I have a small heater to keep out the freeze but nothing to keep it really hot.  Any suggestions, or is the list very long?  Any successess out there? Ros :cat: :chook:
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JD

  • Joined Nov 2008
  • Glasgow
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2009, 10:35:25 pm »
Hi Ros, there are some good winter salad ideas here, http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/
If you click on the gardening calendar then vegetables then October lots of ideas. This is my first winter with a greenhouse so I have no previous experience.
JD

Troubled Waters

  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2009, 09:50:20 am »
I had some good suggestions made in this thread:

http://www.accidentalsmallholder.net/forum/index.php/topic,4136.0.html

Frieslandfilly

  • Joined Apr 2009
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2010, 07:56:35 pm »
Hi, I have just read January's 'Gardeners world' that my mother in law passed on to me, and in there is a guide to using your greenhouse all year round, its quite a good guide might try it myself.
Dawn

Tino

  • Joined Jan 2010
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2010, 10:03:53 pm »
I know what you mean my greenhouse has sat there not being used all winter, its only recently that ive planted some oriental veg Pak choi, Mizuna and Brocoli that sort of stuff. Apart from having to germinate them in the warm there loving it outside, no nasty bugs to eat there leaves this time of year.

Next year i will be ready!!!


egglady

  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2010, 08:42:42 pm »
if you have access to fresh, and i mean FRESH stable manure you can make a hot bed (like the Victorians used to make) and grow things quite successfuly (as long as they dont need a lot of light).  lots of information here http://www.holon.se/garden/howto/hotbed_en.shtml

SuzyJ

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • Bulgaria
    • My Personal Blog
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2010, 09:41:51 am »
if you have access to fresh, and i mean FRESH stable manure you can make a hot bed (like the Victorians used to make) and grow things quite successfuly (as long as they dont need a lot of light).  lots of information here http://www.holon.se/garden/howto/hotbed_en.shtml

Great idea and that's a very nice site. Something I may try for next winter as we have an abundance of fresh manure here every day!
British Expat trying to live a better life in Bulgaria

Wizard

  • Joined Nov 2009
  • North East Lincolnshire
Re: Grow during winter in greenhouse?
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2010, 10:00:51 am »
Hello Suzi I didnt realize one didn't do it like that anyway then plant on top in boxes :o  :D :farmer
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