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Nozebleed
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PostPosted: Sun May 23, 2010 11:00 pm    Post subject: Greenhouse Temperature Question. Reply with quote

Hi..the last few days have been amazingly hot! at one stage it was 34Degrees in the greenhouse...even with the windows and doors open. what temperature is too hot in the greenhouse? I have been spraying light drizzle a couple of times during the day. Is there anything else i should really be doing?
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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 8:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I took everything out and popped it in a little shade for most of the day yesterday, i think my lettuce was starting to cook....
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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 9:04 am    Post subject: nets Reply with quote

Hi
Try some shade netting or whitewash the glass to keep the heat of the day from getting through.

Ian

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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2010 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have a roll of shade netting i can give to you if you are stuck . located in tallaght @ sdcc allotments
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Nozebleed
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PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2010 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Ian...thanks for the offer..with our weather i might not need it! i'll hold off for a while.
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