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dpack



Joined: 02 Jul 2005
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 20 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    



remember to include ventilation and get some decent sunglasses

Slim



Joined: 05 Mar 2006
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Location: New England (In the US of A)
PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 20 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

Second the ventilation comment.
Warm most growing air will migrate in the house, cool, and moisture will condense out into the rest of the building

dpack



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 20 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

a kitchen fan , rated for continuos use can be had for less than £100, ducting tube is cheap add a few clips etc and a suitable hole to outside

lettuce probably do not need an activated carbon filter rig so even a small fan should do a domestic room

if lettuce do need a filter(spray booth kit is good value)a decent 6" fan should do the job against the back pressure so long as the ducting is short and tidy.

either way, getting the transpiration water out of the premises is required for plants, house and persons to stay healthy.

i am sans luminaire at the mo but the newish led stuff looks ace
go for decent kit, the amateur stuff is carp

water and leccy is a hns nightmare, get it right

mylar is good

dpack



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 20 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

ps re ventilation you might need a couple of circulation fans to stir the air about as well as extraction

if the incoming air is from the house the extra co2 is ok but clean outside air from an in vent is pretty good

one can go the full high tech mars mission thing but gaffer tape etc along with very safe and simple design works pretty well

wellington womble



Joined: 08 Nov 2004
Posts: 15051
Location: East Midlands
PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 20 8:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

Um, I’ve been leaving the window open an inch.

I will discuss it with the plumber. I’m having the washing machine plumbed in there, and a sink for laundry. An extractor wouldn’t be a bad idea, as I dry the laundry in there, too.

Slim



Joined: 05 Mar 2006
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Location: New England (In the US of A)
PostPosted: Sat May 09, 20 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

Welp... Snowing again

Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
Posts: 34498
Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Sat May 09, 20 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

Slim wrote:
Welp... Snowing again


I don’t think we’ll have snow again til winter but arctic weather is heading this way. Potential frosts.

dpack



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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 20 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
    



i was working on my "pete marsh" style permatan

Mistress Rose



Joined: 21 Jul 2011
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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 20 7:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

We are threatened with frost or near frost over the next couple of nights, which is very late for us, so some of my seedlings will have to come indoors for a couple of nights. Luckily I haven't got round to planting out yet as I don't have any fleece.

Shan



Joined: 13 Jan 2009
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Location: South Wales
PostPosted: Sun May 10, 20 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

I have fleece.

dpack



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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 20 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

i have bubble wrap but hope to not need it

Mistress Rose



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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 20 8:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

In fact the major problem this morning is the wind. It is gusting and north easterly, so have given up any idea of work as it is too dangerous with the risk of falling trees and branches. Thinking about it, as it is only going to be a light frost, I could use an old sheet just overnight as I have plenty of metal hoops for netting.

Shan



Joined: 13 Jan 2009
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Location: South Wales
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 20 8:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

It's quite a chilly wind.

tahir



Joined: 28 Oct 2004
Posts: 44788
Location: Essex
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 20 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

Felt like the roof was going to blow off this morning.

Shan



Joined: 13 Jan 2009
Posts: 8924
Location: South Wales
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 20 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
    

Very loud... even drowned out the sound of the birds. At one point, I actually thought it was raining.

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