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Post  johnp 1/21/2014, 11:30 am

I finished skinning my cattle panel greenhouse this weekend using the 6 mil pieces I bought a month ago. Big mistake trying to piece together, should have paid the extra money to buy a large enough piece to do the whole thing. Anyway I put in two 2x5 boxes, two 50 gal. barrels with 2x4's on top for a shelf. I need to add pea gravel over the weed cloth and I'm ready to start. I bought a remote read thermometer which works but I can't seem to find a place to put it so the sun doesn't affect the temperature read out. What do you all with greenhouses do?
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Post  boffer 1/21/2014, 1:01 pm

I hung a direct read thermometer on the north side of an existing vertical 2x4.  I also have one sitting on the ground in the shade  of a box.  They read within a degree or two of each other.
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Post  Marc Iverson 1/21/2014, 3:21 pm

Would love to see pictures of the construction process and/or when you're done!
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Post  jmsieglaff 1/21/2014, 3:28 pm

You could build an instrument shelter--but the height really wouldn't matter for your application.

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/rah/education/edu2.html
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Post  jmsieglaff 1/21/2014, 3:29 pm

Marc Iverson wrote:Would love to see pictures of the construction process and/or when you're done!

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Post  johnp 1/22/2014, 8:41 am

Thanks, I'll try that. The greenhouse frame is shown in my Avatar. Two of the three windows are covered. The door is facing west.
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