I was wondering if anyone on here has built their own light deprivation device.....be it a greenhouse, simple tarp, or something a little more complex?
I want to get a harvest outdoors by June, or early July. I've known about light dep for awhile, but never used it outdoors. One problem I would have with a light dep setup is getting up early enough to cover the plants, and remembering to take the cover off in the afternoon/ remembering to place the cover over them in the late afternoon at a consistant time.
I would need to have an automated system that either took the cover off, or put it on....or possibly both.
I've seen the $10,000 automated light dep greenhouses. Those are awesome, but my budget doesn't allow for that at this time. The most I could spend is a couple hundred bucks(I have many building materials already).
If anyone has built one of these, please chime in. Also, anyone have any ideas? I have the concept in my head, but no inspiration for a design. My ideas range from a campershell or car trunk to something involving a garage door opener and a timer.
ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED!!!