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  1. CPUK Forum Error when accessing page

    Much better today.
  2. Just entered a competition to win a wooden greenhouse - so you never know!!
  3. Speaking as a complete novice. (I've never owned a greenhouse) I would have preferred a wooden greenhouse. They just look right and if mine had had to be in a prominent position I would have reconsidered my choice - although I'm not sure I could have afforded a wooden one. As it is, my green house will be mostly out of sight of the house hence aluminium. Purely cost in the end. Robert
  4. Thanks to everyone who has posted its been very useful I think I've got a plan now. My next problem is what to put into the green house!! But that's a nicer problem to have!! Robert
  5. Auction 447 Sarracenia alata and a flava

    I'll start with a £6 bid Robert
  6. Auction 446 Leucophylla and a flava poss ornata

    I'll start with a £6 bid Robert
  7. Auction 445 Sarracenia flava hybrid and a leuco hybrid

    I'll start with a £6 bid Robert
  8. Ok I'll see if I can find that info. Apparently 18 mg/l as calcium carbonate and described as soft.
  9. How do I check my water quality? I think we have soft water in Sheffield.
  10. Perhaps what I should have asked is what is a good amount to have stored? I'm not sure what amounts I will get through.
  11. Hi Ada I already have a 100 litre butt attached to the house. Thought I would swap that for 200 and put the smaller butt on the greenhouse. I only have a few plants as yet so hopefully that would be enough. I believe I could always daisy chain another butt later
  12. Yes - although the height would be limited by the gutter level obviously.
  13. Hi All and thanks for your responses. The web site seems to have just come back to life having been inaccessible all day. My plan so far is to dig a foundation trench to fit the base. I will then lay 2 - 3 courses of bricks to lift the greenhouse slightly. The eaves are already 5ft Insert a tube next to where the door will fit for an electric supply later. The inside of the foundation will be dug out slightly and the floor, probably paving slabs, laid on gravel and sand for drainage. The water butt will be sited at the other end from the door and extra solid area provided to stand it on. Hopefully I'll get this done before the greenhouse arrives. Regards Robert
  14. Thanks Gaz Power - not thought about that yet. Perhaps I'll stick a pipe through the foundation to take a cable later. Thanks Robert
  15. RHS Harlow Carr CP weekend 13 & 13th August

    Just like to say I thoroughly enjoyed my day at Harlow Carr. I attended Stephens general introduction talk on Carnivorous Plants. Perfect for me as a beginner. Stephen later showed me how to split and repot a Sarra - very helpful as I had just received a few bare rooted plants. Thank you again Stephen.